Died the star of the movie `Jaws` Roy Scheider
American actor Roy Scheider, best known for the Steven Spielberg film "Jaws," died in the night of Monday in the hospital of the University of Arkansas at the age of 75 years.Scheider suffered for many years from multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) and died from complications caused by Staphylococcus, said his wife Brenda Seimer.The first serious role Scheider received in the film by Alan Pakula's "Klute" (1971), where he played a pimp in new York call girl (Jane Fonda). For "French coherent" Scheider, who plays a COP buddy Russo, won the first of two nominations for "Oscar" for best supporting actor, writes The New York Times.Roy Scheider was born November 10, 1932 in Orange (new Jersey). There he "earned" an indispensable part of their image - broken nose, speaking at the championship Boxing "Diamond gloves new Jersey". After attending College in Lancaster, the future actor had intended to continue studying at the faculty of law. However, after serving three years in the U.S. air force as an air traffic controller, Scheider serious about the scene.Professional debut Scheider was held in 1961 at new York's Shakespeare festival. The actor played the role of Mercutio in a production of "Romeo and Juliet". While working in the theater, he starred in his first film, a low-budget horror film "the Curse of the living dead".After that, he appeared in such famous films as "Paper lion", "Stiletto", "Marathon", "Warlock", "All that jazz", "In the still of the night", "Blue thunder", "Russian house", "Silver wolf", "the Gates of hell", "the Punisher", "Dark honeymoon" and many others. But the real popularity brought him the role of the police chief, fearless Martin Brose in the horror film Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" (1975).The actor was approved for the role of Michael in "the deer Hunter" (1979), however, could not participate in the film due to contract during the filming of "Jaws 2". The Studio replaced him with Robert De Niro, nominated for the award "Oscar". Subsequently, Scheider said that very sorry about refusing the role in "the Hunter".The highest point of his career, he reached in 1979, starring in the musical, Bob Fosse's "All that jazz". For the role of a talented choreographer Joe Gideon, the actor was again nominated for an Oscar, but the award went to Dustin Hoffman for the movie "Kramer vs. Kramer".In 1980, he returned to the theater, where he played in the "Betrayal" by Harold Pinter. In addition, he continued to act in films. Among his last works the most notable is the role of the doctor Benway in the David Cronenberg film based on the book by William Burroughs "naked Lunch". Roy Scheider was survived by his wife Brenda, two sons, a daughter and two grandchildren. Source: Dead the star of the movie "Jaws" Roy Scheider.