71 (passed away Jul. 10th, 2015)
May. 5th, 1944
Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
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Roger Rees was a Welsh actor and director. He was best known to American audiences for playing the characters Robin Colcord on the American television sitcom show Cheers and Lord John Marbury on the American television drama The West Wing.
- Was painting scenery at the Wimbledon Theatre when approached to play a part in "Hindle Wakes" in 1965.
- Won Broadway's 1982 Tony Award as Best Actor for playing the title role in "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," a role he recreated in the television version with the same title, _"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" (1982)_ (qv). He was also nominated for a Tony Award in the same category in 1995 for "Indiscretions."
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