Roger Rees

Rick Elice and Roger Rees
1944 - 2015

Roger Rees  Welsh Actor


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Roger Rees passed away on 10th Jul 2015 aged 71.


Roger Rees was previously married to Rick Elice (2011 - 2005).


Welsh Actor Roger Rees was born on 5th May, 1944 in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales and passed away on 10th Jul 2015 Manhattan,NY aged 71. He is most remembered for Star 80, Cheers. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Roger Rees was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Kirstie Alley in Cheers (1982) and Tracey Ullman in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993).

Roger Rees is a member of the following lists: 2015 deaths, 20th-century Welsh male actors and LGBT dramatists and playwrights.


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First Name Roger
Last Name Rees
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th May, 1944
Birthplace Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales
Died 10th July, 2015
Place of Death Manhattan,NY
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality Welsh
Occupation Text Actor, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Star 80, Cheers
Year(s) Active 1975–present, 1975–2015
Father William John Rees (police officer)
Mother Doris Louise Smith (shop clerk)

Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. He also received Obie Awards for his role in The End of the Day and as co-director of Peter and the Starcatcher. He was widely known to American television audiences for playing the characters Robin Colcord in Cheers and Lord John Marbury in The West Wing.

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Roger Rees71 TaurusActor
Rick Elice59 ScorpioWriter


Survivor2015Emil BalanMovie
Affluenza2014Mr. CarsonMovie
Russian Broadway Shut Down2014Vasily the WoodcarverMovie
Forever2014PriestTV Show
It Could Be Worse2013Roger GoldsteinTV Show
Elementary2012Alistair MooreTV Show
Almost Perfect2010Kai LeeMovie
Submissions Only2010Roger ReesTV Show
The Cleveland Show2009TV Show
Warehouse 132009James MacPhersonTV Show
Happy Tears2009Antiques DealerMovie
The Good Wife2009Dr. Todd GrossmanTV Show
The Middle2009Mr. GloverTV Show
The Narrows2008Professor ReyersonMovie
The Invasion2007YorishMovie
Falling for Grace2006Andrew Barrington Sr.Movie
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties2006Mr. HobbsMovie
The Pink Panther2006Raymond LarocqueMovie
The Prestige2006OwensMovie
The Treatment2006Leighton ProctorMovie
A Life in Suitcases2005Tulse LuperMovie
Game 62005Jack HaskinsMovie
The New World2005Virginia Company Representative (uncredited)Movie
Grey's Anatomy2005Dr. Colin MarlowTV Show
Related2005Bob's DadTV Show
Crazy Like a Fox2004Nat BanksMovie
Going Under2004PeterMovie
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea2004Movie
The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 3: From Sark to the Finish2003Tulse LuperMovie
Veritas: The Quest2003De MolayTV Show
Frida2002Guillermo KahloMovie
Return to Never Land2002Edward (voice)Movie
The Emperor's Club2002Mr. CastleMovie
The Scorpion King2002King PheronMovie
3 A.M.2001PriestMovie
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001Duke DeGuerinTV Show
The Education of Max Bickford2001Dan FranklinTV Show
Three Sisters2001FrederickTV Show
BlackMale2000Bill FontaineMovie
The Crossing2000Gen. Hugh MercerTV Movie
A Midsummer Night's Dream1999Peter QuinceMovie
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway1999Dr. CroftMovie
Double Platinum1999Marc RecklerTV Movie
The West Wing1999Brit. Ambassador Lord John MarburyTV Show
Next Stop Wonderland1998Ray ThornbackMovie
Sudden Manhattan1997MurphyMovie
Extreme Ghostbusters1997The PiperTV Show
Liberty! The American Revolution1997Thomas PaineTV Show
Oz1997Jack AldridgeTV Show
Trouble on the Corner1997Mr. McMurtryMovie
Damian Cromwell's Postcards from America1997Damian CromwellTV Show
The Substance of Fire1996MaxMovie
Titanic1996J. Bruce IsmayTV Movie
Boston Common1996President Harrison CrossTV Show
The Possession of Michael D.1995Robin Banks (Hypnotist)TV Movie
Gargoyles1994Prince MalcolmTV Show
M.A.N.T.I.S.1994John StonebrakeTV Show
My So-Called Life1994Vic RacineTV Show
Phantom 20401994IkonTV Show
Robin Hood: Men in Tights1993Sheriff of RottinghamMovie
The Tower1993Mr. LittlehillTV Movie
Mighty Max1993TV Show
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot1992ParnellMovie
Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After1992Prince CharlesTV Movie
P.J. Sparkles1992Betty (voice)TV Movie
If Looks Could Kill1991Augustus SterankoMovie
The Legend of Prince Valiant1991RathburnTV Show
Mountains of the Moon1990Edgar Papworth, ArtistMovie
Law & Order1990Wyatt ScofieldTV Show
The Finding1990DadTV Movie
Next1989Peter, a Producer (voice)Short Film
The Return of Sam McCloud1989Jason CrossTV Movie
The Young Riders1989Tyler DewittTV Show
American Experience1988William BradfordTV Show
Ten Great Writers of the Modern World1988Marcel ProustTV Show
Singles1988MalcolmTV Show
God's Outlaw1986William TyndaleMovie
A Christmas Carol1984Fred HolywellTV Movie
The Ebony Tower1984David WilliamsTV Movie
Star 801983Aram NicholasMovie
Saigon: Year of the Cat1983Donald HendersonTV Movie
Imaginary Friends1983Douglas PitbladoTV Movie
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby1982Nicholas NicklebyTV Show
Cheers1982Robin ColcordTV Show
The Three Sisters1981TusenbachTV Movie
A Performance of Macbeth1979MalcolmTV Movie
Tales of the Unexpected1979James HowgillTV Show
The Comedy of Errors1978Antipholus of SyracuseTV Movie
Bouquet of Barbed Wire1976SimonTV Show
Under Western Eyes1975RazumovTV Movie
The Place of Peace1975WillieTV Movie
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jane parkerNov 25, 2009

I have loved Roger, since his early days in Stratford. Great to be able to dip in and see him any time. Am i sad?

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