Died Today (July 10th): Roger Rees (1944–2015)

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Roger Rees (1944–2015)Roger Rees (1944–2015)

Date of Birth 5 May 1944, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Date of Death 10 July 2015, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (cancer)
Height 5′ 11½” (1.81 m)

In Julius Caesar, I died early in the scene and used to fall asleep under the shield until I was waken up by applause. I didn’t have any lines, other than “The Queen!” or “Ah, my Lord!” for four years. — RR, commenting on his first few years as a bit actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company

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