Roger Rees Has Died Today at the Age of 71

 

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(photo Maryann Lopinto) Opening Nite ‘The Visit’

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Closing Nite “The Visit” (photo Maryann Lopinto)

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Opening Nite – “The Visit”                                                                                                                       (photo Maryann Lopinto)

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“Permission” Roger Rees w/Rick Elice                                (photo JK Clarke)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wales native ROGER REES has died today at the age of 71.  He was most recently seen opposite Chita Rivera in Kander & Ebb’s “The Visit” on Broadway. He spent most of his career on stage, including his Tony Award-winning best actor role in 1982 for “The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.” He also earned Tony nominations for acting parts in “Shadowlands,” “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Indiscretions” and played the role of Gomez in “The Addams Family.” In 2012 he earned a Tony nomination directing “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

On TV he was seen in The West Wing, Grey’s Anatomy, M.A.N.T.I.S and Cheers.

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