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Roger Rees is a Actor British born on 5 may 1944 at Aberystwyth (United-kingdom)

Roger Rees

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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 5 may 1944 at Aberystwyth (United-kingdom)
Death 10 july 2015 (at 71 years) at New York City (USA)

Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. He also received Obie Awards for his role in The End of the Day and as co-director of Peter and the Starcatcher. He was widely known to American television audiences for playing the characters Robin Colcord in Cheers and Lord John Marbury in The West Wing.

Biography

Rees had lived in the United States for more than 25 years; he became a naturalised U.S. citizen in 2009. He converted to Judaism in the 1980s. Rees married his partner of 33 years, playwright Rick Elice, in 2011. Rees and Elice also collaborated professionally, including as co-playwrights of the comedic thriller Double Double. Elice co-wrote (with Marshall Brickman) the libretto for The Addams Family musical, the cast of which Rees had joined on 22 March 2011. In 2012, Elice and Rees received Tony Award nominations for Elice's stage adaptation and Rees' co-direction (with Alex Timbers), respectively, of Peter and the Starcatcher.

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Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(1 films)
Brad Anderson
Brad Anderson
(2 films)
Kevin Asch
Kevin Asch
(1 films)
Tim Curry
Tim Curry
(3 films)
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Filmography of Roger Rees (38 films)

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Survivor
Survivor (2015)
, 1h36
Directed by James McTeigue
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror, Crime
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Milla Jovovich, James D'Arcy, Dylan McDermott, Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Angela Bassett
Roles Dr. Emil Balan
Rating55% 2.799112.799112.799112.799112.79911
Kate Abbott is an employee for the American Embassy in London, who began working in the government after most of her friends were killed in 9/11. While she is implementing new, more stringent visa applications for potential terrorist suspects, most of her team are killed while attending a restaurant for the birthday of their superior, Bill Talbot, with Kate only surviving because she left the restaurant to get a last-minute present for Bill. An investigation into the attack reveals that the bomb has traces of chromium, leading one of Kate's fellow employees, Sam Parker, to deduce that the perpetrator was the Watchmaker, one of the world's most wanted killers, known for his precision work, who detonated a bomb with similar traces in Paris some time earlier. Kate's subsequent attempts to find out the cause of the explosion reveal that Bill was being blackmailed to let certain visa applicants through after terrorists abducted his son, and the man behind the attack was indeed the Watchmaker. Her efforts uncover a plan to detonate another bomb at Times Square in New York City during the New Year's Eve celebrations. As she carries out her own investigation, she is attacked by Bill and later classified as a suspect for the attacks, forcing her to sneak back into the embassy to create false passports for herself to follow the Watchmaker to New York, with support from Sam Parker, her superior at the embassy and one of two who believes in her innocence. In a final confrontation in Times Square, she manages to kill the Watchmaker by throwing him off a roof before he can trigger the bomb, allowing her to clear her name.
Affluenza
Affluenza (2014)
, 1h24
Directed by Kevin Asch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Gregg Sulkin, Nicola Peltz, Ben Rosenfield, Grant Gustin, Steve Guttenberg, Samantha Mathis
Roles Mr. Carson
Rating47% 2.3674452.3674452.3674452.3674452.367445
In 2008, Fisher Miller (Ben Rosenfield),a young photography student has a meeting with a wealthy businessman Mr. Carson (Roger Rees) to help him get into art school only to be told his work reflects the decline of a generation rather than its future hope, Carson laments this as he declares his generation are going out of business in a "fire sale".
The Narrows, 1h46
Directed by François Velle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Kevin Zegers, Sophia Bush, Eddie Cahill, Monica Keena, Roger Rees, Michael Kelly
Roles Professor Reyerson
Rating61% 3.0966953.0966953.0966953.0966953.096695
The movie is based on Tim McLoughlin's novel Heart of the Old Country, which has Mike Manadoro (Kevin Zegers) as a 19-year-old Brooklyn boy who is torn between two worlds. When Mike's photography portfolio wins him a partial scholarship to New York University, he must figure out how to balance his tight-knit Italian neighborhood roots in Bay Ridge with the opportunity to blend into the expansive, sophisticated world on the other side of the East River. Since his job at a local car service doesn't earn him enough to make up for the rest of the tuition, and his father, a retired sanitation worker on disability, refuses to support Mike's attempts for financial aid out of pride, Mike ultimately takes a job making deliveries for Tony, the local mob boss, to make up the difference.
The Invasion, 1h38
Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, James McTeigue
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about viral outbreaks, Political films, Dystopian films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond, Veronica Cartwright, Roger Rees
Roles Yorish
Rating59% 2.950042.950042.950042.950042.95004
After the space shuttle Patriot crashes on Earth, a fungus-like alien lifeform is discovered on the remaining parts scattered over US territory. Once people come into contact with the organism, they are controlled by it when they enter REM sleep. One of the first people infected is Tucker Kaufman, a CDC director investigating the crash.
The New World, 2h52
Directed by Terrence Malick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Adventure, Historical, Romance
Actors Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, Ben Chaplin, August Schellenberg
Rating66% 3.349083.349083.349083.349083.34908
In 1607, Pocahontas, the spirited and adventurous twelve-year-old daughter of Chief Powhatan, and others from her tribe witness the arrival of three ships sent by English royal charter to found a colony in the New World. Aboard one of the ships is Captain John Smith, below decks, in chains. While initially sentenced to death by hanging for his mutinous remarks, once ashore, Smith is pardoned by Captain Christopher Newport, the leader of the expedition.
The Prestige, 2h10
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on science fiction novels, Jumeaux ou jumelles
Actors Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine, Rebecca Hall, Piper Perabo
Roles Owens
Rating82% 4.1131754.1131754.1131754.1131754.113175
The film begins with a magician (Michael Caine) performing a vanishing bird illusion for a young girl explaining that each trick has three parts: The Pledge, where the audience is presented with an ordinary object; The Turn, where the object is turned into something extraordinary; and The Prestige, where the object is brought back.
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, 1h15
Directed by Tim Hill
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Billy Connolly, Tim Curry, Ian Abercrombie
Roles Mr. Hobbs
Rating50% 2.5071552.5071552.5071552.5071552.507155
Jon Arbuckle (played by Breckin Meyer) plans to propose to his girlfriend Dr. Liz Wilson (played by Jennifer Love Hewitt), who is going on a business trip to London. Jon follows her to the United Kingdom as a surprise; After escaping from the kennel, Garfield (voiced by Bill Murray) and Odie sneak into Jon's luggage and join him on the trip. Garfield and Odie break out of the hotel room, then get lost.
The Pink Panther, 1h33
Directed by Shawn Levy
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny, Beyoncé
Roles Raymmond Laroque
Rating57% 2.8508252.8508252.8508252.8508252.850825
Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus narrates a flashback of a soccer match semi-final between France and China. French coach Yves Gluant comes down the stadium, wearing the Pink Panther diamond ring and kisses his girlfriend, pop star Xania, after whispering something to her. After France wins the game, Yves dies from a poison dart, and the Pink Panther vanishes. Eager to win the Medal of Honour, Dreyfus promotes a clumsy policeman and "village idiot", Jacques Clouseau, to the rank of Inspector and assigns him to the Pink Panther case. Meanwhile, Dreyfus assembles a secret team of top investigators to crack the case, allowing Clouseau to serve as the public face of the investigation so that media attention is focused on Clouseau. Dreyfus assigns Gilbert Ponton as Clouseau's assistant and instructs Ponton to keep him informed of Clouseau's actions. Ponton becomes good friends with Clouseau and remorseful of his orders.
Game 6
Game 6 (2005)
, 1h27
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Michael Keaton, Griffin Dunne, Shalom Harlow, Robert Downey Jr., Ari Graynor, Bebe Neuwirth
Roles Jack Haskins
Rating57% 2.8967952.8967952.8967952.8967952.896795
Nicky Rogan has written several plays and has achieved success. It is now opening night of his latest effort, and all around him assure him that this one will be the best yet. But as opening hour approaches, Rogan falls prey to doubts and fears, egged on by another playwright whose last work was trashed by the local newspaper's new drama critic, Steven Schwimmer. He eventually lets those fears drive him to adopt a resolve to kill the critic (who he assumes will also trash his play), and he procures a handgun with which to perform the deed.
Going Under, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Roger Rees, Geno Lechner
Roles Peter
Rating52% 2.6345752.6345752.6345752.6345752.634575
Peter (Roger Rees) and his dominatrix, Suzanne (Geno Lechner), develop a personal relationship during their sadomasochistic sessions and, when Suzanne quits her job, they attempt to maintain that relationship outside her workplace, without the rules and boundaries that existed in the S&M dungeon.
Frida
Frida (2002)
, 2h3
Directed by Julie Taymor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Peinture, Politique, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino, Ashley Judd, Mía Maestro
Roles Guillermo Kahlo
Rating74% 3.700663.700663.700663.700663.70066
Frida begins just before the traumatic accident Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek) suffered at the age of 18 when a trolley bus collided with a motor bus she was riding. She is impaled by a metal pole and the injuries she sustained plague her for the rest of her life. To help her through convalescence, her father brings her a canvas upon which to start painting. Throughout the film, a scene starts as a painting, then slowly dissolves into a live-action scene with actors.
The Scorpion King, 1h32
Directed by Chuck Russell
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Steven Brand, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, Bernard Hill, Michael Clarke Duncan
Roles King Pheron
Rating55% 2.7500552.7500552.7500552.7500552.750055
"Before the time of the pyramids," a horde from the East invades the ancient world, led by the ruthless Memnon, who by their law, is king for being their greatest warrior. His many victories come from the help of a sorcerer who predicts the outcomes of battles, leaving only a few free tribes to oppose him.