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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 & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Pumpkin
(1994)
Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Orange - Freddy Newandyke
(1992)
Planet of the Apes
(2001)
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Emil Blonsky
(2008)

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 2017 1 Mile to You (completed)
Jarhead
 2015/I Mr. Right
Hopper / Reynolds
 2015 Hardcore Henry
Henry's Father
 2015 Chronic
David
 2015 600 Miles
Hank Harris
 2014 October Gale
Tom
 2012 The Liability
Roy
 2012/IV Broken
Archie
 2009 King Conqueror
King Pedro II of Aragon
 2006/I Even Money
Victor
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
Sutter
 2005 The Last Sign
Jeremy Macfarlane
 2004 Silver City
Mitch Paine
 2004 The Beautiful Country
Captain Oh
 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
Wayland
 1996 No Way Home
Joey
 1993 El marido perfecto
Milan
 1992 Backsliding
Tom Whitton
 1990 Farendj
Anton
 1988 To Kill a Priest
Feliks
 1988 A World Apart
Harold
 1984 Return to Waterloo
Boy Punk
 1984 The Hit
Myron
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Made his US theatre debut as a villain named Welch in "The God of Hell" by Sam Shepard - Actor's Studio, New York (November 2004). See more »

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on Planet of the Apes (2001)] They gave me a script after I said yes. It took me about 10 seconds. I answered the phone and was like, "Tim Burton? Yes." Then they gave me script and I read it. I didn't think the character was going to have any balls in the end. So I talked to Tim and asked him, "Can I do this kind of stuff?" I would get the pages in the morning and just learn them then. Then I ... See more »

Trivia:

He has a son named Jack (b. 1983), with Lori Baker. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair is almost always slicked back. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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