Star of stage and screen, Roger Rees, dead at the age of 71. He died early this morning in his New York home, after battling an illness. He was a Tony and Olivier Award winner for his portrayal of Nicholas Nickleby. His most notable role on-screen was that of Sheriff in Robin Hood: Men in Tights. He is survived by husband and screenwriter Rick Elice. He will be missed, as another shining light is extinguished. Rest in Peace.