R.I.P. Roy

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© Anthony Neste
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Actor Roy Scheider passed away recently.I worked on a film with him where he played a photo journalist and discovers a man on death row did not do the crime.After the first day of shooting i discoverd he had no clue how to work a camera.I soon became his Technical Advisor...Rest in peace..a very good man.

fyi. the film was, "Somebody Has to Shoot The Picture"

31 responses

  • windy partridge

    windy partridge gave props (2 Mar 2008):

    wlow!!! cool!!

  • Mark Krajnak

    Mark Krajnak said (2 Mar 2008):

    Nice. I actually had one posted for him on my Flickr page. He's one of my favorite actors, and I underrated, I think - some great, gritty films of the '70s - The 7-Ups, All That Jazz, and of course Jaws.
    Rest In Peace, indeed.

  • -mikecranfield-

    -mikecranfield- said (5 Mar 2008):

    Not wanting to be an ass but his name is: Roy Scheider

  • Paul Themens

    Paul Themens said (5 Mar 2008):

    Excellent shot and great memories of his carreer.

  • Linda Mishler

    Linda Mishler gave props (6 Mar 2008):

    Very nice capture Anthony!Hard to lose friends...

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (18 Mar 2008):

    Excellent shot!!! He was a great actor.

  • Irwan Citrajaya

    Irwan Citrajaya said (22 Mar 2008):

    I didn't know he passed away... thanks, anthony, for this picture...

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (3 Apr 2008):

    Beautiful portrait!

  • David Rocaberti

    David Rocaberti (Deleted) said (28 Apr 2008):

    Too good for meta theme

  • Joel Aron

    Joel Aron said (25 May 2008):

    tell me you have this hanging on your wall in your studio. brilliant portrait. love the crop, leaving just enough to let us know it's our man Roy.

  • Joel Aron

    Joel Aron said (25 May 2008):

    ..and have to add, the b&w is so much more intimate than your color version of this. Love it.

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield said (17 Jun 2008):

    Roy Scheider was one of the truly great actors of the 20th century. This is one of the best still pictures I have ever seen of him. Great shot.

  • Bryan Bloebaum

    Bryan Bloebaum said (21 Jun 2008):

    I would have advised him to close the eye that he's not looking through the viewfinder with. But I guess this makes a better portrait.

  • profanArte

    profanArte (Deleted) said (22 Jun 2008):

    the memory remains!

  • Jim Cripps

    Jim Cripps gave props (1 Sep 2008):

    Yes, fantastic! Too bad he ended up doing a lot of B-Movies.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    A classic shot.

  • Virginia Norrie

    Virginia Norrie said (13 Sep 2008):

    Ditto on all of the above, love the black and white, with eye open. Just an awesome portrait of a great actor!

  • Amy Jo Schuster

    Amy Jo Schuster gave props (18 Sep 2008):

    Fantastic shot of an amazing man.

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (20 Sep 2008):

    I am sorry to hear this. I really liked him. Nice tribute photo.

  • Chance

    Chance gave props (26 Sep 2008):

    cool guy. great photo.

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (8 Oct 2008):

    dude, this is an epic portrait. thanks for sharing it with us. as a surfer, he portrayal in jaws haunted me, great actor, and from what i did hear, a perfectionist too.

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Fantastic shot! Love this image.... R.I P Roy.

  • Donna Weston

    Donna Weston gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    Love this shot! He was a great actor! Awesome shot!!!!

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Wow what a great shot and nice job teacher... You had a attentive student.

  • Pongsatorn Sukhum

    Pongsatorn Sukhum gave props (31 Jan 2009):

    Good shot of the Nikon F2.

  • Brian Duffy

    Brian Duffy gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    Great shot and a great actor. Thanks for sharing.

  • Artur Bednarz

    Artur Bednarz said (30 Dec 2009):

    this is kind of portrait I really like

  • Cary Silverman

    Cary Silverman gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    great shot!!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    GREAT in B/W!!!

  • Monte Arnold

    Monte Arnold gave props (7 Jun 2011):

    I didn't realize we'd lost him already...fantastic portrait. I hope his family have a copy of it.

  • Stu

    Stu said (2 Nov 2011):

    Incredible. I was and still am a huge fan of his work.

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