Roger Bart (born September 29, 1962) is an American Tony Award-winning actor.
Bart was born in Norwalk, Connecticut and grew up in New Jersey. He attended Rutgers Unniveristy and achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He made his Broadway debut in Big River as Tom Sawyer in 1987. Additional theatre credits include Jonathan in the Alan Menken/Tim Rice musical King David, Harlequin in Triumph of Love, Snoopy in the Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown (for which he won the Drama Desk Award and a Tony), Carmen Ghia and later Leo Bloom in The Producers (earning Drama Desk and Tony nominations), and The Frogs at Lincoln Center, which reunited him with fellow Producers star Nathan Lane and Susan Stroman.
On television, Bart played George Carlin's son on The George Carlin Show (1994), and on Bram and Alice (2002) he portrayed Bram's assistant Paul Newman. He became widely known to viewers with his portrayal of George, the murderous pharmacist in love with Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross), on Desperate Housewives, which earned him a SAG Award. Roger has commented on how much he enjoyed playing George Williams due to it being a very different role.
Bart provided the singing voice for Hercules in Disney's Hercules, as well as the singing voice of Scamp in Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure. He was featured in the 2004 remake of The Stepford Wives with Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken and Glenn Close, and in The Producers (2005), in which he reprised his role of "common-law assistant" Carmen Ghia.
In December 2006, Bart played Howard "The Weasel" Montague in the Sci Fi Channel miniseries The Lost Room. In June 2007, he starred in Hostel: Part II, the sequel to 2006's Hostel. In 2007 He had supporting roles in American Gangster, and Doubting Thomas. In 2008, he appeared in Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, the sequel to 2004's Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, and Midnight Meat Train.
Bart also originated the lead role of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in the musical adaptation of Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, which opened on Broadway in November 2007, following a run in Seattle. Bart also has two daughters Alexandra (or Ali) who is 21 and Eller who is 7. Eller was born during The Producers first preview in Chicago in 2001.
|1997||Hercules||Young Hercules||Singing Voice (First Credited Movie)|
|1999||The Insider||Seelbach Hotel Manager||First Movie Appearance|
|2001||Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure||Scamp||Singing Voice (Went Straight to Video) 2001 DVD Exclusive Awards Nominated for a Video Premiere Award|
|2004||The Stepford Wives||Roger Bannister|
|2005||The Producers||Carmen Ghia|
|2006||My Ex Life||Television Movie|
|2006||I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With||Burl Cannalo|
|2007||Hostel: Part II||Stuart|
|2007||American Gangster||U.S. Attorney|
|2008||Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay||Dr. Jack Beecher|
|2008||Doubting Thomas||Principal Hampton|
|2008||The Midnight Meat Train||Jurgis|
|2000||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Benjy Dowe||1 episode|
|2000||Law & Order||Alex Hughes||1 episode|
|2002||Bram and Alice||Paul||8 episodes|
|2005-2006||Desperate Housewives||George Williams||15 episodes (Season 1: 6 episodes, Season 2: 9 episodes) 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards Won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series|
|2008||Late Show with David Letterman||Dr. Frederick Frankenstein||1 episode|
|2009||30 Rock||Brad Halster||1 episode|
|2012||Grimm||Konstantin Brinkerhof||1 episode|
|2007-||Young Frankenstein||Dr. Frankenstein|
|2004||The Frogs||Xanthias||co-starring Nathan Lane and directed by Susan Stroman of The Producers|
|2001-2007||The Producers||Carmen Ghia (Original)/ Leo Bloom (Replacement)||Drama Desk & Tony Award nominations|
|1999||You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown||Snoopy||Drama Desk & Tony Award wins|
|1997-1998||Triumph of Love||Harlequin|
|1987||Big River||Tom Sawyer (Replacement)||Broadway Debut|