Roger Rees
Date of Birth
May 05, 1944
Birth Place:
Aberystwyth, Wales


With his dark eyes and small frame, the classically trained British actor Roger Rees was perfectly cast as Nicholas Nickleby in the theatrical production of Dickens' novel. He performed this lead role with the Royal Shakespeare Company, earning him a Tony award, Olivier award, and an Emmy nomination for the televised version in the early '80s. He had performed with the company since 1968, when he...