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Also Known As: Died:
Born: September 29, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Norwalk, Connecticut, USA Profession: singer, actor

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Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Roger Bart moved with his family to Princeton, New Jersey at an early age. After graduating from Rutgers University in 1985, he was cast as Tom Sawyer in the touring company of "Big River." Two years later, Bart made his Broadway debut in the same show. Bart's first on-screen appearance came in a supporting role on "The George Carlin Show" (Fox, 1994-95) in 1994. Three years later he was the singing voice for Young Hercules in the animated film "Hercules" (1997), singing the song "Go the Distance" which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 1999, Bart won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Snoopy in the Broadway revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." He originated the role of Carmen Ghia in the spectacularly successful Broadway adaptation of "The Producers" in 2001, and landed his first series regular role in the short-lived "Bram and Alice" (CBS, 2002). In 2005, Bart made his first appearance on "Desperate Housewives" (ABC, 2004-2012), playing the devious pharmacist George Williams, in a recurring role. He was a series regular on the mini-series "Political Animals" (USA, 2012) starring Sigourney Weaver as the Secretary of...

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Roger Bart moved with his family to Princeton, New Jersey at an early age. After graduating from Rutgers University in 1985, he was cast as Tom Sawyer in the touring company of "Big River." Two years later, Bart made his Broadway debut in the same show. Bart's first on-screen appearance came in a supporting role on "The George Carlin Show" (Fox, 1994-95) in 1994. Three years later he was the singing voice for Young Hercules in the animated film "Hercules" (1997), singing the song "Go the Distance" which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 1999, Bart won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Snoopy in the Broadway revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." He originated the role of Carmen Ghia in the spectacularly successful Broadway adaptation of "The Producers" in 2001, and landed his first series regular role in the short-lived "Bram and Alice" (CBS, 2002). In 2005, Bart made his first appearance on "Desperate Housewives" (ABC, 2004-2012), playing the devious pharmacist George Williams, in a recurring role. He was a series regular on the mini-series "Political Animals" (USA, 2012) starring Sigourney Weaver as the Secretary of State. Another political role came his way, when he played a supporting role on "Graves" (Epix, 2016-17), starring Nick Nolte as a former President of the United States. In 2018 it was announced that Bart would be a series regular on the new show "Good Trouble" (Freeform, 2019-), a spin off from the popular series "The Fosters" (Freeform, 2013-18).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Speech & Debate (2017)
2.
 Trumbo (2015)
3.
 April Apocalypse (2015)
4.
 Green Story, A (2013)
5.
 Last Vegas (2013)
6.
 Excision (2012)
7.
 Smiley (2012)
8.
 Spy School (2009)
9.
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1999:
Acted in an evening of one-acts, "Fit to Print: Remotely Controlled" at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, New York
1997:
Provided the singing voice of young Hercules in the Disney animated feature "Hercules"; introduced the Oscar-nominated song "Go the Distance"
1996:
Toured in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", played Bud Frump
1992:
Cast as Dickon in the national tour of "The Secret Garden"
1999:
Had small role in the Oscar-nominated drama "The Insider"
2000:
Made guest appearances on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Law & Order" (both NBC)
1997:
Cast as Jonathan in the NYC premiere of the Alan Menken-Tim Rice oratorio "King David" at the refurbished New Amsterdam Theater
1994:
Made guest appearance on the season premiere of Fox's "The George Carlin Show", playing Carlin's long-lost son
:
Played Snoopy in the revised Broadway production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"; won Tony Award
2000:
Played Warren, the heroine's geeky fiance, in the Encores! concert staging of "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"; reunited with "Charlie Brown" co-star Kristin Chenoweth
2000:
Succeeded playwright-star Mark Setlock in the one-person show "Fully Committed"
1994:
Toured in "The Who's Tommy", playing Cousin Kevin
2006:
Will will return to "The Producers" as Leo Bloom on Broadway
2007:
Cast in Eli Roth's "Hostel: Part II," the sequel to the 2006 film about a torture ring in Europe
2007:
Cast in the titular role in Mel Brooks' Broadway musical "Young Frankenstein"
2005:
First appeared on "Desperate Housewives"
2001:
Originated the role of Carmen Ghia in the hit stage adaptation "The Producers"
1997:
Had featured role as Harlequin in the musical "Triumph of Love", directed by Michael Mayer
2004:
Starred opposite Nicole Kidman and Matthew Broderick in "The Stepford Wives"
2005:
Reprised the role of Carmen Ghia in the feature "The Producers"
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Popular songs include "Go The Distance" and "Puttin' On The Ritz".
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Education

Rutgers University: New Brunswick, New Jersey -

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uncle:
Peter Bart. Editor, former executive. Editor of <i>Variety</i>.
brother:
Randy Bart.
daughter:
Alexandra Bart.
daughter:
Ella Bart.
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