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Roy R. Scheider
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I've been fortunate to do what I consider three landmark films. The French Connection
(1971) spawned a whole era of the relationship between two policemen, based on an enormous amount of truth about working on the job. Jaws
(1975) was the first big, blockbuster outdoor-adventure film. And certainly All That Jazz
(1979) is not like any old MGM musical. Each one of these films is unique, and I ...
Despite the fact that they played characters that were enemies in Blue Thunder, both Roy Scheider and Malcolm McDowell became very good friends while working on the John Badham film. As McDowell would state at various science fiction conventions, they enjoyed working together so much that they couldn't leave each other alone. When Scheider passed away, a very saddened McDowell was unable to ...
Often played New York City-based characters, though was himself from nearby in Northern New Jersey