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Roy Scheider

Roy Scheider's biography

Roy Richard Scheider is 76 years old actor born at Orange, New Jersey, United States. Roy was born on Thursday 10th of November 1932. According to year of birth 1932 Roy belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 10th of November means Roy is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.Roy was married 2 times.

Roy is native english speaker. Roy is white american. He is citizen of United States of America. His primary profession is to be actor. Roy is recently known as boxer.

Roy Scheider's family

Roy Scheider's ex wifes

Brenda Siemer Scheider

Roy Scheider and Brenda Siemer Scheider have been together since 1989 for 19 years. She is known as film actor. Roy´s ex wife was born on Saturday 11th of September 1948.

Cynthia Scheider

Roy Scheider and Cynthia Scheider have been together since 1962 for 27 years. She is known as film editor.

Roy Scheider's schools

We found 3 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Rutgers University, Franklin & Marshall College, Columbia High School.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Attended and graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He later received an honorary doctorate from the college.
  • Attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, home of future graduates Elisabeth Shue and Andrew Shue, Zach Braff, Lauryn Hill and Ahmed Best.

Roy Scheider's career

His main focus is to be actor. He is famous thanks to Police Chief Martin Brody In Jaws.

Is Roy Scheider gay ?

Roy is known to be straight.

How did Roy Scheider die

Roy died on on Sunday 10th of February 2008 when he was 76 years old. Roy Scheiders death was caused by multiple myeloma. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Roy Scheider's Awards

  • When he was shown in the "In Memoriam" segment during the telecast of the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009), his name was spelled incorrectly: Schieder instead of Scheider.

Roy Scheider's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work The French Connection in 1971
  • Roy was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor for work All That Jazz in 1979

What else you don't know about Roy Scheider ?

His middle name is Richard.

What Roy Scheider has done for a first time

  • Served in the United States Air Force for three years and rose to the rank of first lieutenant.
  • 1950 (March 17): Won - Roy Scheider knocked out Earl Garrett in the first round of an amateur boxing match in New Jersey. Scheider suffered a nose injury and drops out of the tournament (Golden Gloves).

Roy Scheider's quotes

  • The important thing is to do good work, no matter what medium you do it in.
  • [1980] You read a lot about movies with budgets of $25 to $30 million. Hell, if a studio can piss away that kind of money, why not let 'em piss on me?

Roy Scheider's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Roy Scheider looks. We will focus on his height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 5' 9" (175 cm). Body build is average. Roy´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. Roy´s hair is shade of black.