Claim to fame
Roger Rees received Olivier and Tony Awards for his performance in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and a Tony nomination for Indiscretions. His stage credits also include Broadway productions of Uncle Vanya, The Rehearsal, The Red Shoes, London Assurance and The Addams Family. Off-Broadway he starred in A Man of No Importance and received an Obie Award for The End of the Day. He is well known for his work on TV's Cheers and The West Wing.