His most famous role, of course, is that of the schizo narrator in David Fincher's 1998 film Fight Club.
The schizo CIA agent is back for more drone warfare and spycraft—this time, sans Brody and his frustratingly emo daughter.
1945 (n.), slang shortening of schizophrenic. Schiz in same sense is from 1955 as a noun, 1960 as an adjective.
word-forming element meaning "division; split, cleavage," from Latinized form of Greek skhizo-, comb. form of skhizein "to split, cleave, part, separate," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, separate, divide, part, split" (see shed (v.)).
schizo- or schiz-
Split; cleft: schizotrichia.
Cleavage; fission: schizogenesis.
(also schiz) A schizophrenic: Docs find he's a schizo (1945+, variant 1955+)
[fr schizophrenic, schizophrenia]