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How old was Roy Scheider in The French Connection?

Roy Scheider was 37 in The French Connection when he played the character 'Buddy Russo'.

That was over 48 years ago in 1971.

In 2008 he died aged 75, starring in 68 films in his career, 62 since The French Connection was released.

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Did you know?

The French Connection scores 7.4 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Roy Scheider's first acting role was as 'Philip Sinclair' in The Curse of the Living Corpse, released in 1964 when he was 31.

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