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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 (whose character was based on Bob Fosse) in All That Jazz (which was written and directed by Fosse) (1979). He is also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science fiction television seriesseaQuest 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.

Source : Wikipedia

Vic’s Top 10 Roy Scheider Movies

10 – 52 Pick Up

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9 – Cohen and Tate

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8 – Sorcerer

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7 – The Seven Ups

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6 – The French Connection

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5 – Blue Thunder

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4 – All That Jazz

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3 – 2010

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2 – Jaws 2

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1 – Jaws

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Honorable Mentions –

Romeo is Bleeding

Last Embrace

Still of the Night

Marathon Man

The Rainmaker

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