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Roy Scheider Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Roy Scheider Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth November 10, 1932
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Date of Death February 10, 2008

Roy Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer whose most notable film credits included All That Jazz (1979), Jaws (1975), The French Connection (1971), Last Embrace (1979), Klute (1971), etc.

Born Name

Roy Richard Scheider

Nick Name

Chiefy, Grandpa Big Fish (called so by his grandchildren)

Roy Scheider seen at Sunset Boulevard in 1987
Roy Scheider seen at Sunset Boulevard in 1987 (Rockyramacrue / Instagram)

Age

Roy was born on November 10, 1932.

Died

He passed away on February 10, 2008, in Arkansas after suffering from multiple myeloma, a type of cancer. He was 75 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Orange, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Actor, Amateur Boxer

Family

  • Father – Roy Bernhard Scheider (Auto Mechanic)
  • Mother – Anna Crosson

Net Worth

Roy’s net worth was $15 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Roy had dated –

  1. Cynthia Bebout (1961-1986) – Film editor Cynthia Bebout was married to Roy from November 8, 1962, until their divorce in 1986. They had welcomed a daughter named Maximillia Scheider (1963–2006) together.
  2. Brenda Siemer (1989-2008) – On February 11, 1989, Scheider got married for the 2nd time to actress Brenda Siemer. They were parents to son Christian Scheider and an adopted daughter named Molly Scheider. The couple stayed together until his death in 2008.
American actor Roy Scheider as seen in 2007
American actor Roy Scheider as seen in 2007 (Lukasz Figura / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had Irish ancestry on his mother’s side and was of German descent on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Black

His hair had turned gray due to his age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Broken nose

Roy Scheider Favorite Things

  • Film Role – Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979)

SourceLos Angeles Times

Roy Sheider as seen in an image from Jaws
Roy Scheider as seen in an image from Jaws (Phantastiqa / Instagram)

Roy Scheider Facts

  1. He had served in the United States Air Force for 3 years.
  2. Roy ad-libbed the iconic line from the blockbuster movie, Jaws (1975). ‘You’re gonna need a bigger boat’ was listed at #35 in the ‘100 Years…..100 Movie Quotes’ list by the American Film Institute in 2005.
  3. His biggest regret was turning down the role of Staff Sergeant Michael Vronsky in the highly-acclaimed film, The Deer Hunter (1978).
  4. Roy was a vocal advocate against the Vietnam War, Iraq War, and he also supported several environmental causes.

Featured Image by Rockyramacrue / Instagram

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