Originally from New York City, Roger graduated from the High School of Performing Arts, where he appeared in the film "Fame". After receiving his BFA in Acting from Emerson College in Boston, Roger returned to NYC to study with teachers such as: Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Herbert Berghof, Ernie Martin, Elaine Aiken, Gene Frankel and George Morrison (Purchase and Juilliard). Theatre credits include: Cominius in "Coriolanus", Petruchio in "The Taming of The Shrew" at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, "An Enemy Of The People" at the Lyric Stage in Boston, Edmund in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (off-broadway), Lee in "True West" and Danny in "Danny And The Deep Blue Sea" at the Actors Studio in NYC as well Baxter in "Fragments" and Captain Hook in "Peter Pan" in LA. He performed the title role in the National tour of "Don Quixote" in both English and Spanish.
Other credits include the US Premiere of "Made In Buenos Aires" at the Old Globe Theatre, "Our Lady Of The Tortilla" at the INTAR Theatre (off-Broadway), "Waiting For Lefty" at the Harold Clurman Theatre (off-Broadway), "Hurlyburly" at The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, "American Buffalo" at the Tamarind Theatre. Roger has performed with several improv groups including Manhattan Punch Line in NYC and The Groundlings in Los Angeles. Roger is also a stand-up comic; among the clubs he has performed are: The Improv, Laugh Factory, Ice House, and a regular at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. He has also done numerous national commercials and voice overs. Roger wrote a screenplay entitled "Blackbirds" - an adaptation inspired by true events that occurred during the training of combat fighter pilots in WWII. He has also written spec scripts for CBS-TV's "Everybody Loves Raymond", ABC-TV's "According To Jim", and "The Dead Zone" (USA Network). Roger studied screenwriting with Robert McKee, Chris Huntley (Dramatica), Skip Press and at UCLA Extension.