Roy Scheider Dead



Star Roy Scheider, famous for his role in “Jaws” as a police chief, died at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital at the age of 75. The hospital did not release the cause of dead, but however,  Roy Scheider had been treated for multiple myeloma at the hospital’s Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy for the past two years. Scheider was successful, nominated for best-supporting actor in 1971’s “The French Connection”. But he was moslty known for his role in Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” and for his famous line “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” in the movie. Roy Scheider, not only was he an actor, he was also into politics where he participated in rallies protesting U.S. military action in Iraq, including a huge New York demonstration in March 2003 that police said inspired 125,000 chanting activists.

Roy Scheider (1932-2008)


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