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Often mistaken for an American because of his skill at imitating accents, actor Tim Roth was born Timothy Simon 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 born in Brooklyn, New York, to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Pumpkin
(1994)
Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs Mr. Orange - Freddy Newandyke
(1992)
The Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Emil Blonsky
(2008)
The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight Oswaldo Mobray
(2015)

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 2018 The Padre (filming)
The Padre
 2017 1 Mile to You
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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Other Works:

He acted in Steven Berkoff's play, "Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis," at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Steven Berkoff, Linda Marlowe, Gary Olsen, and Saskia Reeves in the cast. He played Gregor. 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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Personal Quote:

[on acting in ape makeup in Planet of the Apes (2001)] In a sense, it does work for you. You can take on the problems of the makeup and use them to your advantage. I was always working against the costume, it was compressing me all the time, so I used it to make my movements a little more liquid. The process became depressing and exhausting. It was quite a long shoot. Although I wasn't on every ... See more »

Trivia:

He has said that he strongly disliked doing a scene opposite Charlton Heston in Planet Of The Apes (2001) due to Roth's vocal support of Gun control and criticism of the NRA, which Heston was president of at the time of filming. Roth was able to keep things professional but later said that he wouldn't have agreed to the film had he known he'd be required to do a scene alongside him. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters who are twisted. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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