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Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Simon Timothy Roth on May 14, 1961 in Lambeth, London, England. His mother, Ann, was a teacher and landscape painter. His father, Ernie, was a journalist who had changed the family name from "Smith" to "Roth"; Ernie was in Brooklyn, New York, to an ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Orange - Freddy Newandyke
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The Incredible Hulk Emil Blonsky
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 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2017 Tin Star (TV Series) (pre-production)
- The Kid (2017)
 2016 Life at These Speeds (completed)
 2016 Rillington Place (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
John Christie
- Part 1 ... John Christie
  A Fall from Grace (announced)
Eddie 'Strut' Baxter
 2016 Reg (TV Movie)
Reg Keys
 2015/I Mr. Right
Hopper / Reynolds
 2015 Hardcore Henry
Henry's Father
 2015 Chronic
 2015 600 Miles
Hank Harris
 2014 October Gale
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Doctor Who / Gandalf / Police Officer
- Walking Dead Lobster (2014) ... Doctor Who / Gandalf / Police Officer (voice)
 2014 Klondike (TV Mini-Series)
The Count
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... The Count
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... The Count
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... The Count
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... The Count
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... The Count
 2012 The Liability
 2012/IV Broken
 2010 Brostitute (Video short)
 2009 King Conqueror
King Pedro II of Aragon
 2009 Sea Wolf (TV Mini-Series)
Death Larsen
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Death Larsen
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Death Larsen
 2009 Skellig: The Owl Man (TV Movie)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (Video Game)
Emil Blonsky (voice)
 2006/I Even Money
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Fraser
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Nick Fraser
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Nick Fraser
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
 2005 The Last Sign
Jeremy Macfarlane
 2004 Silver City
Mitch Paine
 2004 With It (Short)
"Chicken Louis" Farnatelli
 2004 Late Night Shorts (TV Short)
 2004 The Beautiful Country
Captain Oh
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
 2002 Emmett's Mark
John Harrett / Frank Dwyer
 2001 Invincible
Herschel Steinschneider / Erik Jan Hanussen
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel
Izzy Goldkiss (uncredited)
 1997 Deceiver
 1996 Mocking the Cosmos (Short)
Myrodemnon / Myron
 1996 No Way Home
 1994 Captives
Philip Chaney
 1993 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie)
 1993 The Perfect Husband
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Nick Finchley
- Common Pursuit (1992) ... Nick Finchley
 1992 Backsliding
Tom Whitton
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Jack Craig
- Easel Kill Ya (1991) ... Jack Craig
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Peter Pike
- Yellowbacks (1990) ... Peter Pike
 1990 Farendj
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Curly Delafield
- Knuckle (1989) ... Curly Delafield
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
The Jaguar
 1988 Coppers (TV Movie)
 1988 To Kill a Priest
 1988 A World Apart
 1987 Metamorphosis (TV Series)
Gregor Samsa
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Tristan Hanley
- Urban Jungle (1985) ... Tristan Hanley
 1985 TV Eye (TV Series)
Mehmet Ali Agca
- Paid to Kill the Pope? (1985) ... Mehmet Ali Agca
 1985 Murder with Mirrors (TV Movie)
Edgar Lawson
 1984 Return to Waterloo
Boy Punk
 1984 A Class of His Own (TV Movie)
 1984 The Hit
 1984 Driving Ambition (TV Series)
- Dream Machine (1984) ... Baz
 1984 Meantime (TV Movie)
 1983 Not Necessarily the News (TV Series)
Gay Man
- Road Trip (1983) ... Gay Man
 1982 Made in Britain (TV Movie)
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Played Peter in "Grafters", a new play by Billy Hamon - Hampstead Theatre, London (1985). See more »

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17 Interviews | 6 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on General Thade's temper in Planet of the Apes (2001)] I remember that from a documentary series. When they charge you, when they fight, they go insane. And then you're gone. It's over. They are very vicious at times. See more »


President of the 'Camera d'Or' jury at the 57th Cannes International Film Festival in 2004. See more »


Often works with director Quentin Tarantino. See more »

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