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  1. Roger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway community has been mourning the loss of Tony Award - winning actor and Tony Award - nominated director, Roger Rees , who passed away earlier this month at age 71. A memorial celebration of his life, which will be open to the public, has now been set for Monday, September 21, 2015 at 1pm at The New Amsterdam Theatre, currently home to Disney's ALADDIN. Roger Rees began his career with the Royal Shakespeare Company .

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  2. Fans stunned as Cheers co-star Roger Rees dies suddenly at age 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Popular stage and TV actor Roger Rees reportedly passed away yesterday at the age of 71. Although details regarding his bout with a "short illness" have not been revealed, Rees recently left his latest play, Broadway Musical "The Visit" for some sort of "medical procedure. The play had just opened this past April.

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  3. 'Archie' cartoonist Tom Moore dies in his native El PasoRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | News Times

    ... star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay ...

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  4. George Coe, Original 'SNL' Cast Member, Dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor who rode out of the Sahara in the 1962 screen epic "Lawrence of Arabia" into a glamorous, if brief, reign as an international star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay on Broadway, died July 10. He was 71. Reese served as artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass.

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  5. Memorable 'Godfather' actor dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | News Times

    Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor who rode out of the Sahara in the 1962 screen epic "Lawrence of Arabia" into a glamorous, if brief, reign as an international star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay on Broadway, died July 10. He was 71. Reese served as artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass.

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  6. Rocco, who played Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor who rode out of the Sahara in the 1962 screen epic "Lawrence of Arabia" into a glamorous, if brief, reign as an international star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay on Broadway, died July 10. He was 71. Reese served as artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass.

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  7. 'Godfather' actor dies at age 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | CNN

    ... performer on the airwaves and in Mexican rodeos, died Monday at 64, son Jose Manuel Figueroa told CNN en Espanol. Roger Rees -- a Tony-winning theater star also widely known for his TV roles, including in "The West Wing" and as Robin Colcord on ...

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  8. Broadway to honour Roger Rees, star of stage and TV screen, by dimming lights on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Neepawa Press

    Broadway theatres will dim their marquee lights on Wednesday night in memory of Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director. The Broadway League says the lights will be dimmed for one minute at 7:45 p.m. Rees died Friday night at his home in New York after a brief battle with cancer.

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  9. Photos and Footage: In Memoriam... Broadway Dims Its Marquees for Roger ReesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway community mourned the loss of Tony Award-winning actor and Tony-nominated director, Roger Rees , who passed away last Friday at age 71, by dimming the Great White Way's theater marquees in his memory tonight, July 15th, at 7:45 p.m. for one minute. Scroll down for footage and photos of the special moment to honor the one-of-a-kind star.

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  10. BWW Exclusive: Hugh Panaro Remembers Roger Rees, as Broadway Dims Its Lights Tonight in His MemoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broadway recently lost one of its brightest in Roger Rees , the astonishing actor who landed on our shores at the beginning of the '80s with THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKELBY. The theatre community lost him on July 10, and ever since, his colleagues, friends, fans and family have been sharing their sorrow and expressing their love via social media.

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  11. Theater Talk to Re-Air 2012 Interview with Roger Rees This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    THEATER TALK honors the late actor/director Roger Rees with an encore presentation of its 2012 interview featuring Rees and his husband, Rick Elice, discussing their three Decades as life-partners, as well as their collaboration with Alex Timbers on the multi-Tony winning play, Peter and the Starcatcher. Rees was born in Aberystwyth, Wales in 1944 and died in New York City after a short illness on July 10 at the age of 71. During his remarkable life he was not only an accomplished actor and director but a kind and beloved member of the theater community.

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  12. Broadway Lights Will Dim Tonight in Memory of Roger ReesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award - winning actor and Tony Award - nominated director, Roger Rees , who passed away last Friday at age 71. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, July 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. Charlotte St. Martin , President of the Broadway League, said, "We are so fortunate that Roger Rees has graced our stages through the years and inspired us with his brilliant talent.

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  13. Roger ReesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Roger Rees, who has died of cancer aged 71, got his big break as an actor in the Royal Shakespeare Company's monumental, two-part, eight-and-a-half hour dramatisation of Nicholas Nickleby. First staged in London in 1980, it was a hit on Broadway the following year and shown on Channel 4 in 1982.

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  14. Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55Read the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay ...

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  15. Remembering Roger Rees, Broadwaya s humble starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | New York Post

    In September 1981, Rees - who died last week, at 71 - came to New York with the Royal Shakespeare Company to play the title character in its nine-hour adaptation of "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby." Rees had made a splash in the role in London's West End, but on Broadway he was an unknown.

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  16. Broadway To Dim Lights In Honor Of Roger ReesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | StarPulse.com

    Broadway is honoring legendary Tony Award-winning actor and Tony Award-nominated director Roger Rees by dimming its lights on Wednesday. Rees, 71, died on July 10. He made his Broadway debut in 1974 and has performed in 10 Broadway productions.

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  17. Broadway to honor Roger Rees by dimming lights on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights on Wednesday night in memory of Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director. The Broadway League says the lights will be dimmed for one minute at 7:45 p.m. Rees died Friday night at his home in New York after a brief battle with cancer.

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  18. Tony-winning and 'Cheers' actor Roger Rees diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | CNN

    Roger Rees -- a Tony-winning theater star also widely known for his TV roles, including in "The West Wing" and as Robin Colcord on "Cheers" -- has died, his representative Rick Miramontez said on Saturday, July 11. Rees was 71. Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, who co-starred with Peter O'Toole in "Lawrence of Arabia" , died after suffering a heart attack Friday, July 10, in Cairo, according to his agent, Steve Kenis.

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  19. Roger Rees, Tony winner and Robin Colcord on 'Cheers,' diesRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 24, 2006, file photo, Roger Rees, artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass., introduces the 2006 season during a news conference in New York. Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "The West Wing" and was a mainstay on Broadway playing Gomez in "The Addams Family" and Chita Rivera's doomed lover in "The Visit," died Friday night, July 10, 2015, his representative Rick Miramontez said.

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  20. Coroner: No evidence B.B. King was poisoned before deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | SFGate

    Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor who rode out of the Sahara in the 1962 screen epic "Lawrence of Arabia" into a glamorous, if brief, reign as an international star in films like "Doctor Zhivago" and "The Night of the Generals," died Friday, July 10, in Cairo. He was 83. Roger Rees, 1944-2015: Roger Rees, the Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who appeared on TV's "Cheers" and was a mainstay on Broadway, died July 10. He was 71. Reese served as artistic director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass.

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