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  1. Roy Scheider. Template:Distinguish Template:Infobox actor Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as police chief Martin Brody in Jaws, as choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, detective Buddy Russo in The French Connection and his role as ...

  2. Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor and amateur boxer.. Scheider gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in several iconic films from the 1970s through to the early-mid 80s, playing NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection (1971); NYPD Detective Buddy Manucci in The Seven Ups (1973); Police Chief Martin Brody in Jaws ...

  3. Roy Scheider was an exceptionally talented American actor who rose to fame, playing tough guy characters in films like, The French Connection, Jaws, its sequel Jaws 2 and Marathon Man. Son of an auto mechanic, Scheider did not intend to become an actor early in his life.

  4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roy Richard Scheider (November 10, 1932 – February 10, 2008) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as police chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws, as choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection and his role as Captain Nathan Bridger in science fiction television ...

  5. Nov 10, 2017 · With that thin angular face, Scheider was born to play the cop or detective (see The French Connection, Jaws, 52 Pick Up etc) or the bad guy and he played the role of assassin with aplomb in Cohen and Tate, written and directed by Eric Red who wrote another road movie, The Hitcher, two years earlier.

  6. The Jaws franchise continued for two more films after 1978’s Jaws 2, but Roy Scheider’s Chief Martin Brody didn’t return, and here’s why.If there’s one character most associated with the Jaws franchise outside of the various giant sharks that inhabit it, it’s Chief Brody.

  7. Oct 11, 2021 · Roy Schneider Didn't Want To Return in Jaws 3 As Chief Brody. It's not entirely clear why, but Roy Scheider really, really didn't want to star in Jaws 2. Perhaps he had a similar view on the sequel that Steven Spielberg did at the time, saying they had already made the definitive shark movie, and doing another was just a cheap trick.

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