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1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
4 Interviews |
10 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Roy R. Scheider
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on how his career was affected by The French Connection
(1971)] I got inundated with cop scripts after that. It was the same role over and over, and every cop movie was a cheap imitation. I'd get this script and every one had a chase sequence, every scene was either set in a garage or a vacant lot or a warehouse with everybody getting gunned down.
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.
Often played New York City-based characters, though was himself from nearby in Northern NJ