Actor loses fight against cancer
Roy Scheider has passed away at the age of 75 after a 4-year battle with cancer.
The actor had been fighting multiple myeloma – a cancer of the plasma cells – and died in an Arkansas hospital on Sunday.
A spokesman did not specify the cause of death.
Roy starred in 1975 blockbuster Jaws as a police chief who saves a beach resort from a Great White shark.
He received 2 Oscar nominations, one for Best Supporting Actor in The French Connection (1971) and one for his starring role in All That Jazz (1979).
The dad-of-three was married to second wife Brenda.
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