Roger Rees was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won Olivier and Tony Awards for his performance as lead in The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby. Off-Broadway credits include The Visit, The Winslow Boy, The Addams Family, Uncle Vanya, The Rehearsal, Indiscretions, The Red Shoes and London Assurance. Off-Broadway credits include Now. Here. This., Here Lies Jenny, Trumbo: Red White and Blacklisted, A Man of No Importance, The Uneasy Chair and The End Of The Day, receiving an OBIE Award for Best Actor.
Film credits include The Prestige, The New World, Frida, The Emperor’s Club, Next Stop Wonderland, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Mountains of the Moon, A Christmas Carol, Star 80, A Performance of Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors.
Television credits include the miniseries Liberty! The American Revolution and recurrences on Warehouse 13, The West Wing, M.A.N.T.I.S., Boston Common and Cheers.