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Age 75
Birthday 10 November, 1932
Birthplace Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died 10 February, 2008
Place of Death Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Police Chief Martin Brody In Jaws
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Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor and amateur boxer. He gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in several iconic films from the 1970s, playing Police Chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws (1975) and Jaws 2 (1978), NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection (1971), NYPD Detective Buddy Manucci in The Seven Ups (1973), Doc in Marathon Man (1976), and choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979). He is also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science fiction television series seaQuest DSV (1993-1996). Described by AllMovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", Scheider was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.

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