Roger Rees

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Roger Rees (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor. He is best known to American audiences for playing the characters Robin Colcord on the American television sitcom show Cheers and Lord John Marbury on the American television drama The West Wing. He won a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

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A Christmas Carol (1984)

An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Roger Rees  •  David Warner  •  Susannah York

The Prestige (2006)

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A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Scarlett Johansson

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Christian Bale  •  Michael Caine  •  Scarlett Johansson

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about lovers whose romantic affections are manipulated by fairy magic. The setting is updated to a Tuscan hill town in the late 19th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

A film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy about lovers whose romantic affections are manipulated by fairy magic. The setting is updated to a Tuscan hill town in the late 19th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Rupert Everett  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sophie Marceau

Frida (2002)

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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Alfred Molina  •  Mía Maestro  •  Patricia Reyes Spíndola

A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Alfred Molina  •  Mía Maestro  •  Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Game 6 (2005)

Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Ari Graynor  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Combining real and fictional events, this movie centers around the historic 1986 World Series, and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Ari Graynor  •  Bebe Neuwirth

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)

Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Billy Connolly  •  Ian Abercrombie  •  Breckin Meyer

Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Billy Connolly  •  Ian Abercrombie  •  Breckin Meyer

Next Stop Wonderland (1998)

A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Hope Davis  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Holland Taylor  •  Alan Gelfant

A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Hope Davis  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Holland Taylor  •  Alan Gelfant

Return to Never Land (2002)

In 1940, the world is besieged by World War II. Wendy, all grown up, has two children; including Jane, who does not believe Wendy's stories about Peter Pan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Budd  •  Donovan Cook
CAST:  Harriet Owen  •  Blayne Weaver  •  Jeff Bennett  •  Kath Soucie

In 1940, the world is besieged by World War II. Wendy, all grown up, has two children; including Jane, who does not believe Wendy's stories about Peter Pan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Budd  •  Donovan Cook
CAST:  Harriet Owen  •  Blayne Weaver  •  Jeff Bennett  •  Kath Soucie

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

The Pink Panther (2006)

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kevin Kline  •  Beyoncé Knowles  •  Jean Reno

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kevin Kline  •  Beyoncé Knowles  •  Jean Reno

Star 80 (1983)

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Mariel Hemingway  •  Eric Roberts  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Carroll Baker

The Scorpion King (2002)

In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Kelly Hu  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Steven Brand

In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Kelly Hu  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Steven Brand

The Crossing (2000)

A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Steven McCarthy  •  John Henry Canavan  •  Sebastian Roché

A made-for-TV dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Harmon
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Steven McCarthy  •  John Henry Canavan  •  Sebastian Roché

Double Platinum (1999)

Music legend Diana Ross stars with singer Brandy in this 1999 American made-for-television musical drama film. It tells the story of a mother driven to reach the heights of superstardom at the cost of abandoning her only child. In its review, Variety wryly noted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Allan Ackerman
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Brandy Norwood  •  Christine Ebersole  •  Allen Payne

Music legend Diana Ross stars with singer Brandy in this 1999 American made-for-television musical drama film. It tells the story of a mother driven to reach the heights of superstardom at the cost of abandoning her only child. In its review, Variety wryly noted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Allan Ackerman
CAST:  Diana Ross  •  Brandy Norwood  •  Christine Ebersole  •  Allen Payne

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

A tough cop's seemingly frail mother comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, the film draws to a denouement involving the title of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Estelle Getty  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Roger Rees

A tough cop's seemingly frail mother comes to stay with him and progressively interferes in his life. She buys him an illegal MAC-10 machine pistol and starts poking around in his police cases. Eventually, the film draws to a denouement involving the title of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Spottiswoode
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Estelle Getty  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Roger Rees

Happy Tears (2009)

Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Lichtenstein
CAST:  Christian Camargo  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Demi Moore  •  Parker Posey

Two sisters return home to care for their aging father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Lichtenstein
CAST:  Christian Camargo  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Demi Moore  •  Parker Posey

Saigon: Year Of The Cat (1983)

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Chic Murray  •  E.G. Marshall

The year is 1974, and Barbara Dean (Judi Dench), a British assistant manager in a foreign bank in Saigon, begins a relationship with American Bob Chesneau (Frederic Forrest). She quickly realises that he works for the CIA and he knows that the fall of South Vietnam ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Frederic Forrest  •  Chic Murray  •  E.G. Marshall

The Possession of Michael D. (1995)

When a dark force begins to destroy a couple's happiness, they turn to decides to a parapsychologist who discovers that the husband is possessed by a demon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Kennedy
CAST:  Phylicia Rashād  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sheila McCarthy  •  Roger Rees

When a dark force begins to destroy a couple's happiness, they turn to decides to a parapsychologist who discovers that the husband is possessed by a demon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Kennedy
CAST:  Phylicia Rashād  •  Stephen Lang  •  Sheila McCarthy  •  Roger Rees

Survivor (2015)

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A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Angela Bassett

A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James McTeigue
CAST:  Milla Jovovich  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Angela Bassett

The Comedy of Errors (1978)

The Royal Shakespeare Company act (and sing and dance!) Shakespeare's play about two sets of identical twins, separated at birth and brought together by circumstance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Casson
CAST:  Brian Coburn  •  Griffith Jones  •  Roger Rees  •  Mike Gwilym

The Royal Shakespeare Company act (and sing and dance!) Shakespeare's play about two sets of identical twins, separated at birth and brought together by circumstance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Casson
CAST:  Brian Coburn  •  Griffith Jones  •  Roger Rees  •  Mike Gwilym
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