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ROGER BART’s (Carmen Ghia) tremendous presence extends to both the small and big screens, as well as to the stage. Bart was last seen starring on Broadway in the Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein as the title character, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein. Roger also originated the role of Carmen Ghia in The Producers, the smash hit musical by Mel Brooks and director Susan Stroman. Bart received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for the role and also starred in the Universal Pictures film adaption. In 1999, Bart received Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical as Snoopy in the revival of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Michael Mayer. Other Broadway credits include The Frogs, starring opposite Nathan Lane, and Triumph Of Love.
Bart can next be seen in the feature film Freaky Deaky opposite Christian Slater, which was directed by Charles Matthau and premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Previous film credits include Law Abiding Citizen and the role of the prosecuting attorney in Ridley Scott’s American Gangster. Bart also starred in Paramount Pictures’ The Stepford Wives.
On television, Bart can currently be seen in the new USA Series Political Animals, in which he stars opposite Sigourney Weaver, Ciarán Hinds, and Ellen Burstyn. He famously portrayed George Williams, the menacing pharmacist on ABC’s hit Desperate Housewives. Other television credits include ABC’s Revenge, NBC’s The Event, 30 Rock, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Human Target, and CSI: Miami.