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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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 2015 Reg (TV Movie) (post-production)
Reg Keys
  A Fall from Grace (pre-production)
Eddie 'Strut' Baxter
 2015/I Mr. Right
 2015 Chronic
 2015 600 Miles
Hank Harris
 2014 October Gale
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Doctor Who / Gandalf / Curious George Narrator
- Walking Dead Lobster (2014) ... Doctor Who / Gandalf / Curious George Narrator (voice)
 2014 United Passions
Sepp Blatter
 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
 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 Backsliding
Tom Whitton
 1992 Great Performances (TV Series)
Nick Finchley
- Common Pursuit (1992) ... Nick Finchley
 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 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 Jim in "Son Of Circus Lumiere", a new play by Hilary Westlake - Institute of Contemporary Arts/ Albany Theatre, London/ Oxford/ Edinbugh Festival (1982). See more »

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


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I have a bad time between jobs because I'm always convinced I'll never work again. I think it may be an English thing, this fear of unemployment. See more »


Roth, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bruce Payne, and Paul McGann were all part of a group of actors in the mid 1980's dubbed ''The Brit pack'' by the media, a reference to the American ''Brat Pack''. See more »


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