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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 & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2017 Tin Star (TV Series) (pre-production)
- The Kid (2017)
 2016 Life at These Speeds (completed)
Jarhead
 2016 Rillington Place (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
John Christie
- Part 1 ... John Christie
  A Fall from Grace (announced)
Eddie 'Strut' Baxter
 2016 Reg (TV Movie)
Reg Keys
 2015/I Mr. Right
Hopper / Reynolds
 2015 Hardcore Henry
Henry's Father
 2015 Chronic
David
 2015 600 Miles
Hank Harris
 2014 October Gale
Tom
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Doctor Who / Gandalf / Police Officer
- Walking Dead Lobster (2014) ... Doctor Who / Gandalf / Police Officer (voice)
 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
Roy
 2012/IV Broken
Archie
 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)
Skellig
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (Video Game)
Emil Blonsky (voice)
 2006/I Even Money
Victor
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Fraser
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Nick Fraser
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Nick Fraser
 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 Late Night Shorts (TV Short)
Presenter
 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 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie)
Marlow
 1993 The Perfect Husband
Milan
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Nick Finchley
- Common Pursuit (1992) ... Nick Finchley
 1992 Backsliding
Tom Whitton
 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
Anton
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Curly Delafield
- Knuckle (1989) ... Curly Delafield
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
The Jaguar
 1988 Coppers (TV Movie)
Graham
 1988 To Kill a Priest
Feliks
 1988 A World Apart
Harold
 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 A Class of His Own (TV Movie)
Phil
 1984 The Hit
Myron
 1984 Driving Ambition (TV Series)
Baz
- Dream Machine (1984) ... Baz
 1984 Meantime (TV Movie)
Colin
 1983 Not Necessarily the News (TV Series)
Gay Man
- Road Trip (1983) ... Gay Man
 1982 Made in Britain (TV Movie)
Trevor
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Other Works:

Played the kid in "Gimme Shelter" by Barrie Keeffe - New Inn Theatre, London (1982). 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 is less pressure on a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to be a rich and famous person. That would be pretty boring. See more »

Trivia:

A former art student himself, Tim has played an artist in at least three roles: Vincent Van Gogh in Vincent & Theo (1990), Jack Craig in Tales from the Crypt (1989) (episode "Easel Kill Ya") and Joey, an ex-con with a gift for drawing in No Way Home (1996). See more »

Trademark:

London accent See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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