Roger Rees

1944 - 2015

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Rees has received more than 1,743,999 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Rees is the 3,253rd most popular actor (down from 2,797th in 2019), the 2,831st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,598th in 2019) and the 410th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Roger Rees ranks 3,253 out of 10,030Before him are Richard Quine, William Katt, Maggie Q, Meg Foster, Maruschka Detmers, and Peter Sarsgaard. After him are Shelley Hack, Yevgeny Morgunov, Matthias Schoenaerts, Patricia McPherson, Charles Gérard, and Daniela Ruah.

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Among people born in 1944, Roger Rees ranks 320Before him are Valdeir Vieira, John Atta Mills, Jerry Springer, Terry Funk, Kuniya Daini, and Pepe Romero. After him are Raewyn Connell, Botho Strauß, Tony Visconti, Bo Larsson, Dennis Franz, and Caleb Deschanel. Among people deceased in 2015, Roger Rees ranks 223Before him are Clark Terry, László Paskai, Qiao Shi, Wayne Rogers, Phil Taylor, and Dolph Schayes. After him are Roddy Piper, Dimitar Iliev Popov, Nora Brockstedt, Angelo Anquilletti, Vlastimil Bubník, and Henry Carr.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Rees ranks 2,831 out of 6,924Before him are John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (1845), Timothy Laurence (1955), Henry Raeburn (1756), Louis Tomlinson (1991), Robert Herrick (1591), and Vivian Woodward (1879). After him are Mary Toft (1703), Mary Stewart (1916), Lance Macklin (1919), Milo Yiannopoulos (1984), Edward William Lane (1801), and Gary Lewis (1957).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Roger Rees ranks 410Before him are Richard Armitage (1971), John Neville (1925), Sam Claflin (1986), Siân Phillips (1933), Jason Flemyng (1966), and Louis Tomlinson (1991). After him are Gary Lewis (1957), Rory McCann (1969), Ben Whishaw (1980), Warwick Davis (1970), Edward Hardwicke (1932), and Jim Sturgess (1978).

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