"The Chinese Prime Minister," (understudy), 1964; "Tartuffe," (Clerk, Sergeant), 1965; "Betrayal," (Robert), 1980.
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Roy R. Scheider
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on Bob Fosse
] Fosse, I think, came to a high point in his life, with an Oscar, a Tony and an Emmy, and asked himself, "Do they think I'm really that good? They don't know I'm really a sham, a hoax, a phony, a lousy human being, not much of a friend to anybody and a flop ... they don't know I'm covered with flop sweat". That's an expression Bob uses a lot -- flop sweat.
On March 4, 2007, Scheider was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the SunDeis Film Festival at Brandeis University, following a screening of his classic film All That Jazz
(1979). It was the sixth time that Scheider had seen the film, and the first time for his young daughter, Molly, who accompanied him.
Often played the closest thing to a relatable everyman-type in iconoclastic 1970s movies