Roger Rees is a Tony Award-winning Welsh actor, who can currently be seen starring alongside Broadway veteran Chita Rivera in Kander & Ebb's The Visit at the Lyceum Theatre.|
Mr. Rees won his Tony award for Best Actor in Play in 1982 for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. He gained a further Tony nomination in the same category for Indiscretions in 1995 and more recently, as a director, for Peter and the Starcatcher in 2012.
Other Broadway credits include The Winslow Boy, The Addams Family, Uncle Vanya, The Rehearsal, The Red Shoes, and London Assurance.
He has also performed many times off-Broadway, including Now. Here. This., Trumbo: Red White and Blacklisted, A Man of No Importance, The Uneasy Chair, and The End of the Day, for which he picked up an OBIE Award.
His many London Theatre credits include Waiting For Godot, The Real Thing, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Cymbeline, Three Sisters, and The Comedy of Errors.
On screen Mr. Rees' many credits include The Prestige, Affluenza, The Pink Panther, A Life in Suitcases, Frida, The Scorpion King, A Midsummer Night's Dream, M.A.N.T.I.S., Robin Hood: Men in Tights and the TV adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award.