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Roger Rees

Performer, Director
( b. May 05, 1944 Aberystwyth, WALES - d. Jul 10, 2015 New York, New York, USA ) Male

Biography: Roger Rees was born on May 5, 1944 in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales, to Doris Louise and William John Rees. He began his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, playing Malcolm in Trevor Nunn’s Macbeth.
Film/TV Credits: Film includes: “The Prestige,” “Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” “The Pink Panther,” “The Scorpion King,”and “Frida.”TV includes: “Cheers,” “The West Wing,” Warehouse 13,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Liberty! The American Revolution,” “Boston Common,” “M.A.N.T.I.S.,” and “Singles.”
Other Awards: Laurence Olivier Award for Actor of the Year in a New Play in 1980 for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
Trivia:
Rees originated the title role in David Edgar’s stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
He served as the associate artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic in England from 1985 – 1987.
He served as artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival from 2004 – 2007.
The marquee lights of all the Broadway theatres were dimmed in his honor on July 15, 2015.



ProductionsDate of Productions
The Visit
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Also Starring: Roger Rees [Anton Schell]
Apr 23, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015
The Winslow Boy
[Play, Revival]
  • Starring: Roger Rees [Arthur Winslow]
Oct 17, 2013 - Dec 01, 2013
Peter and the Starcatcher
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Directed by Roger Rees
Apr 15, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013
The Addams Family
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Roger Rees
        Gomez Addams - Replacement (Mar 22, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011)
Apr 08, 2010 - Dec 31, 2011
Uncle Vanya
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Roger Rees [Mikhail lvovich Astrov]
Apr 30, 2000 - Jun 11, 2000
The Rehearsal
[Play, Revival]
  • Starring: Roger Rees [Hero]
Nov 21, 1996 - Jan 10, 1997
Indiscretions
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Starring: Roger Rees [George]
Apr 27, 1995 - Nov 04, 1995
The Red Shoes
[Musical, Original]
  • Starring: Roger Rees [Boris Lermontov]
Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Roger Rees [Nicholas Nickleby]
Oct 04, 1981 - Jan 03, 1982
London Assurance
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Roger Rees [Charles Courtly]
Dec 05, 1974 - Jan 12, 1975
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
Peter and the Starcatcher
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Directed by Roger Rees
Aug 13, 2013 - May 25, 2014
2012 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Play
Peter and the Starcatcher [nominee]
Directed by Roger Rees
1995 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
Indiscretions [nominee]
Starring: Roger Rees
1995 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Play
Indiscretions [nominee]
Starring: Roger Rees
1982 Tony Award® Best Actor in Play
winner The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby [winner]
Performer: Roger Rees
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