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Roger Rees
Roger Rees

Roger Rees (born on May 4, 1944) is a British-American actor. Image File history File linksMetadata Cheers_robin_colcord. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Cheers_robin_colcord. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Born in Aberystwyth, Wales, he started his career with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He created the title role in the original production of the play The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, winning both an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1982 for it. Aberystwyth (from the Welsh Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and seaport of Ceredigion (Cardiganshire), Mid Wales. ... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Shakespeare Company is a British theatre company, one of the most influential in the country. ... The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, (or Nicholas Nickleby for short) is a comic novel of Charles Dickens. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Rees became an American citizen in 1989, and in the 1990s, continued his work in the theatre, both as an actor and a director. In 1995, he was nominated for a Tony for Best Actor in a Play for his role in Indiscretions. He did some television work in the 1970s and began his film career in the 1980s. From 1989 to 1993, he appeared intermittently on the long-running American TV series "Cheers" as the dashing, feckless English tycoon "Robin Colcord." He has been a guest star on many television programs, including as British Ambassador John, Lord Marbury, on The West Wing. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Cheers was a long-running American situation comedy produced by Charles-Burrows-Charles Productions in association with Paramount Television for NBC. The show was created by the team of James Burrows, Glen Charles and Les Charles. ... John, Lord Marbury, Marquess of Needham and Dolby, hereditary Earl of Sherlborne and Croy, Baronet of Brycey, is a fictional character on the television show The West Wing, played by Roger Rees. ... The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ...

In November 2004, he was named artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts, only the fourth person to hold the post in its half century. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Williamstown is a town located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ...

Rees is a convert to Judaism. Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people. ...

External links

  • IMDB page
  • TV Tome page
  • IBDB page
  • Article on appointment to Williamstown Theater Festival

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