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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 A Fall from Grace (pre-production)
Eddie 'Strut' Baxter
 2014 Selma (filming)
George Wallace
 2014 600 Millas (post-production)
Hank Harris
 2014 United Passions
Sepp Blatter
 2012 The Liability
Roy
 2012/IV Broken
Archie
 2006/I Even Money
Victor
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
Sutter
 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 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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's stuff I'm really scared of doing that I think I *should* do. I *should* do some Shakespeare but it terrifies me. I want to... Harold Pinter adapted King Lear for me - into a film - and I want to try and make that at some point, but, you know, it's damned hard finding money for Shakespeare if you're not Kenneth Branagh, you know? See more »

Trivia:

Even with his reputation as an actor firmly established, Tim Roth still tends bar from time to time. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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