Is Roy Scheider Living or Dead?

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American actor

Roy Scheider is ...

Dead
Born 10 Nov 1932 in City of Orange Township
Died 10 Feb 2008 in Little Rock
Age75 years, 3 months
Causemultiple myeloma
Correction?
Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
Actor Roy Scheider in 2007

About Roy Scheider

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, playing NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection (1971); NYPD Detective Buddy Manucci in The Seven Ups (1973); Police Chief Martin C. Brody in Jaws (1975) and Jaws 2 (1978); Doc in Marathon Man (1976); choreographer and film director Joe Gideon (whose character was based on Bob Fosse) in All That Jazz (which was written and directed by Fosse) (1979); and Dr. Heywood R. Floyd in the 1984 film 2010, the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Scheider is also known for playing Captain Nathan Bridger in the science fiction television series seaQuest DSV (1993–1996). Described by AllMovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", Scheider was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.

He is also known as Roy Richard Scheider.

Death

In 2004, Scheider was found to have multiple myeloma, and he received a bone marrow transplant to treat the cancer in June 2005. He died on February 10, 2008, in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Hospital.

Films

Roy Scheider has worked on the following films:

The French Connection
1971 film by William Friedkin
1971
The Punisher
2004 American comic book action film
2004
Naked Lunch
1991 science fiction drama film
1991
Marathon Man
1976 film by John Schlesinger
1976
All That Jazz
1979 film by Bob Fosse
1979
The Russia House
1990 film by Fred Schepisi
1990
The Rainmaker
1997 film by Francis Ford Coppola
1997
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
1985 film by Paul Schrader
1985
Blue Thunder
1983 action thriller film
1983
Terror in the Aisles
1984 film by Andrew J. Kuehn
1984
Klute
1971 film by Alan J. Pakula
1971
The Seven-Ups
1973 film by Philip D'Antoni
1973
Dracula II: Ascension
2003 film by Patrick Lussier
2003
Romeo Is Bleeding
1993 film by Peter Medak
1993
Listen to Me
1989 film by Douglas Day Stewart
1989
52 Pick-Up
1986 crime thriller film
1986
Night Game
1989 film by Peter Masterson
1989
Dracula III: Legacy
2005 film by Patrick Lussier
2005
Still of the Night
1982 film by Robert Benton
1982
Last Embrace
1979 film by Jonathan Demme
1979
Iron Cross
British action thriller
2009
Cohen and Tate
1989 film by Eric Red
1989
Paper Lion
1968 film by Alex March
1968
The Curse of the Living Corpse
1964 film by Del Tenney
1964
The Poet
2007 film by Damian Lee
2007
Resurrection
1980 film by Daniel Petrie
1980
The Peacekeeper
1997 film by Frédéric Forestier
1997
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York
1975 film by Sidney J. Furie
1975
A Decade Under the Influence
2003 film by Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese
2003
The Fourth War
1990 film by John Frankenheimer
1990
The Outside Man
1972 film by Jacques Deray
1972
The Myth of Fingerprints
1997 film by Bart Freundlich
1997
Puzzle of a Downfall Child
1970 film by Jerry Schatzberg
1970
Plot
1972 film by Yves Boisset
1972
Stiletto
1969 film by Bernard L. Kowalski
1969
The Men's Club
1986 film by Peter Medak
1986
Dark Honeymoon
film
2008
The White Raven
1998 film by Andrew Stevens
1998
The Rage
1997 film by Sidney J. Furie
1997
Better Living
1998 film by Max Mayer
1998
Executive Target
1997 film by Joseph Merhi
1997
Texas 46
2002 film by Giorgio Serafini
2002