How old was Roy Scheider in the movie Naked Lunch?

Roy Scheider was 58 in Naked Lunch when he played the character 'Doctor Benway'.

That was over 33 years ago in 1991.

In 2008 he died aged 75, starring in 83 films in his career, 43 of those after Naked Lunch was first released. If he were alive today he would be 91.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Naked Lunch, I think Roy Scheider looks:

Did you know?

  • Director David Cronenberg has worked with Roy Scheider just once in his career.
  • Roy Scheider's first movie was as 'Dancer (uncredited)' in A Wind from the South, released in 1955 when he was 21
  • Naked Lunch scores 7 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Naked Lunch

Roy Scheider's other movies