Roy Scheider

Roy Scheider bio

Birth Name: Roy Richard Scheider

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New Jersey

Date Of Birth: November 10, 1932

Date Of Death: February 10, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Roy Scheider was born on the 10th of November, 1932. He was popular for being a Movie Actor. Actor who played Amity’s heroic police chief Martin Brody in the classic horror film Jaws, starred as Joe Gideon in the 1979 musical film All That Jazz and portrayed Detective “Cloudy” Russo in 1971’s The French Connection.

Roy Scheider was born in New Jersey. He competed in various baseball and boxing amateur championships in his youth. He made his big screen debut in the 1964 feature The Curse of the Living Corpse.

Roy Scheider was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Roy Scheider was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Roy Richard Scheider is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Roy’s Roy Richard Scheider attended Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States (1950) and Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States (1955).


Roy Scheider’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Roy Scheider’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Roy Scheider kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Roy Scheider was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Roy Richard Scheider
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Roy Scheider was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Roy Scheider was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Roy Scheider had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Roy Scheider’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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