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

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Mr. Right (filming)
Hopper
  Chronic (filming)
David
 2014 600 Millas (post-production)
Hank Harris
 2014 October Gale
Tom
 2014 United Passions
Sepp Blatter
 2012 The Liability
Roy
 2012/IV Broken
Archie
 2006/I Even Money
Victor
 2005 The Last Sign
Jeremy Macfarlane
 2004 Silver City
Mitch Paine
 2004 With It (Short)
"Chicken Louis" Farnatelli
 2004 The Beautiful Country
Captain Oh
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Joe
 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 Mocking the Cosmos (Short)
Myrodemnon / Myron
 1996 No Way Home
Joey
 1994 Captives
Philip Chaney
 1993 The Perfect Husband
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:

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 »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on how his relationship with Quentin Tarantino came to be] Well, he came to me. He'd seen Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead and Vincent & Theo, which are films he really liked. My agent sent me the script, and wrote a little note saying I should look at the role of Pink or Blonde. And I read it and I said "No, I like that guy Orange, because he's a liar. I'll be an Englishman playing an ... See more »

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Adorns the cover of "Postcards from a Young Man", the 2010 album by the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers. See more »

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Often plays Dutch or Jewish characters (as in Vincent & Theo (1990), Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990), Little Odessa (1994), The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) and Invincible (2001)) See more »

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