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Timothy Spall

Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in "Macbeth" and "Othello." In 1979 he joined the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 14 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/III The Journey (completed)
Ian Paisley
  Moving Pictures (announced)
 2016/I Away
 2015/I Sucker
The Professor
 2013 The Love Punch
 2012 Love Bite
 2012 The Rise
D I West
 2012/I Assassin's Bullet
Dr. Kahn
 2012 Comes a Bright Day
Charlie Morgan
 2011 My Angel
Mr. Lambert
 2010 Reuniting the Rubins
Lenny Rubin
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Bayard (voice)
 2009 From Time to Time
 2009 Wake Wood
 2009 Desert Flower
Terry Donaldson
 2009/I Heartless
George Morgan
 2008 Appaloosa
Phil Olson
 2003 Gettin' Square
Darren 'Dabba' Barrington
 2001 Lucky Break
Cliff Gumbell
 2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
Luis Agalla (Mayor)
 2001 Intimacy
 2000 Chicken Run
Nick (voice)
 2000 Vatel
 1998 Immortality
Inspector Healey
 1990 The Sheltering Sky
Eric Lyle
 1990 1871
 1990 White Hunter Black Heart
Hodkins, Bush Pilot
 1988 To Kill a Priest
 1988 Dream Demon
 1988 Crusoe
Reverend Milne (as Tim Spall)
 1987 Body Contact
 1985 The Bride
Paulus (as Tim Spall)
 1982 The Missionary
 1982 Remembrance
 1979 Quadrophenia
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He acted in David Edgar's play, "Mary Barnes", at the Studio of Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, West Midlands, England with Ann Mitchell, Patti Love, Roger Allam, Simon Callow and Thelma Whiteley in the cast. Peter Farago was the director. See more »

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5 Interviews | 1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Timothy Spall OBE | Tim Spall


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on the possibility of an award at Cannes for 'Mr. Turner'] If it comes up, I'll have a go. Someone's got to win one. Actors always say, 'Oh, competition shouldn't be part of art'. Bollocks. It's a part of everything. See more »


He and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) co-star Gary Oldman have both played the character of Rosencrantz: Oldman in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) and Spall in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996). See more »


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