|Born||Timothy Simon Smith|
May 14, 1961
London, England, UK
Tim Roth (born Timothy Simon Smith; 14 May 1961) is an Academy Award-nominated, BAFTA-winning English film actor and director. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for film television television craft video games and forms of animation England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A film director, or filmmaker, is a person who directs the making of a Film.
Roth was born Timothy Simon Smith in Dulwich, London, the son of Anne, a painter and teacher, and Ernie Smith, a journalist and member of the British Communist Party. This article is about Dulwich in London Dulwich South Australia is a suburb of Adelaide. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB was the largest Communist party in the United Kingdom, though it never became a mass party like the Communist parties of  Roth has German Jewish heritage. Jews have lived in Germany, or " Ashkenaz " at least since the early 4th century, through both periods of tolerance and spasms of His father adopted the surname Roth after World War II in order to hide his nationality when traveling in countries hostile to the British. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including  He attended Strand School in Tulse Hill. Strand School was a boys' grammar school in the Tulse Hill area of South London. Tulse Hill is a district and Hill in the London Borough of Lambeth in London, England. As a young man, Roth wanted to be a sculptor and studied at London's Camberwell School of Art. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Camberwell College of Arts (formerly known as Camberwell School of Art and Crafts) is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London and is one of
After some time at the Camberwell School of Art, Roth tried acting and made his debut at the age of 21 playing a white power skinhead in a TV movie entitled Made in Britain. White power skinheads are a racist, and often also anti-semitic, offshoot of the Skinhead Subculture that originated in Great Britain Made in Britain is a 1982 Film directed by Alan Clarke, and written by David Leland, about a 16-year-old White power skinhead Roth played an east end character in 'King of the ghetto' which was made by the BBC. This four part drama was shown in 1986 on national television, based on a novel by Farukh Dhondy. The story partly set in Brick Lane, caused a sensation among the public, especially amongst the bengali community. Sadly there has been no mention of this drama since its first broadcast. In 1984, Roth played an apprentice hitman in Stephen Frears' The Hit with Terence Stamp and John Hurt, earning an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Newcomer. For other uses of this term see Hitman (disambiguation A hitman usually is an Assassin who is hired to assassinate a target via Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is a two-time Oscar -nominated English film director The Hit is a 1984 feature film directed by Stephen Frears and starring John Hurt, Terence Stamp and Tim Roth. Terence Henry Stamp (born July 22, 1939) is an Academy Award -nominated English Actor. John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940 is an English Actor. With that recognition, he appeared in several other films during the end of the decade. In 1989 he had a memorable supporting role as the buffonish lackey, Mitchell, in Peter Greenaway's The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover. A supporting character is a character of a Book, play, Video game, movie, television or Radio show other form Peter Greenaway, CBE (born 5 April 1942) is an English Film director born in Wales. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover (punctuated onscreen as The Cook The Thief His Wife & Her Lover) is a Film written and directed by Peter In 1990, Roth began to enjoy international attention with starring roles as Vincent Van Gogh in Robert Altman's Vincent & Theo and Guildenstern in Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with Vincent & Theo is a 1990 biographical drama directed by Robert Altman, starring Tim Roth and Paul Rhys. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Fictional characters from William Shakespeare 's tragedy Hamlet. Sir Tom Stoppard OM, CBE (born 3 July 1937 is a British Screenwriter playwright Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is a 1990 film written and directed by Tom Stoppard based on his play of the same name.
Roth impressed director Quentin Tarantino and was cast as Mr. Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an Academy Award - BAFTA Award - and Palme d'Or -winning Emmy - and Orange in his 1992 ensemble piece Reservoir Dogs. Reservoir Dogs is the 1992 debut Film of director and writer Quentin Tarantino. This film paved the way for more work in Hollywood. In 1994, Tarantino cast him again as a robber in the acclaimed Pulp Fiction. They worked again in the 1995 flop Four Rooms. Four Rooms is a 1995 Anthology film telling four stories set in a Los Angeles hotel on New Year's Eve However, Roth returned to the successful road playing viciously evil English nobleman Archibald Cunningham in Rob Roy opposite Liam Neeson. Rob Roy is a historical drama film directed by Michael Caton-Jones and released on April 7, 1995. William John "Liam" Neeson OBE (born June 7, 1952) is an Irish Actor. For that role he won an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe nomination, and a British Academy Award. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for film television television craft video games and forms of animation
In 1996, he went a different way, starring with Drew Barrymore in Woody Allen's musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22 1975 is an American actress and Film producer. Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1 1935 is an American Film director, Writer, Actor, Comedian, and Everyone Says I Love You ( 1996) is a Musical film written and directed by Woody Allen. He also starred as Danny Boodman T. D. Lemon 1900 (or just "1900") in the movie The Legend of 1900. The Legend of 1900 ( Italian: La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano) is a 1998 film featuring Tim Roth and directed by the Italian In 1999 he made a critically acclaimed debut as a director with The War Zone, a film of Alexander Stuart's novel. The War Zone is a 1999 Drama film written by Alexander Stuart, based on his novel and directed by Tim Roth. Alexander Stuart is a British -born Los Angeles -based Novelist and Screenwriter. In 2001, he made another important move by portraying General Thade in Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes. Timothy "Tim" William Burton (born August 25 1958 is an American Film director, Screenwriter and Set designer, notable for the quirky Planet of the Apes is a 2001 Science fiction film and Remake of the 1968 film of the same name. He was also considered for the part of Hannibal Lecter in the 2001 film Hannibal had Anthony Hopkins not returned to the role. Origin and development Thomas Harris has given few interviews and has never explained where he got inspiration for Hannibal Lecter but in a documentary for Hannibal Rising The year 2001 in film involved some significant events (For more about non-English films check sources in those languages Hannibal is a 2001 Thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the Thomas Harris novel of the same name. Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937 is a Welsh Film, stage and Television Actor.
Roth recently appeared in Francis Ford Coppola's Youth Without Youth and Michael Haneke's Funny Games. Francis Ford "Frank" Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award -winning American Film director, Youth Without Youth is a 2007 film by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novella of the same name by Romanian author Mircea Eliade. Michael Haneke (born March 23 1942 in Munich, Germany is an Austrian filmmaker and writer best known for his bleak and disturbing style Funny Games is the 2008 American Remake of the 1997 Austrian Horror film of the same name. He will play opposite Edward Norton in The Incredible Hulk, as Emil Blonsky. The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 Superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character The Abomination ( Emil Blonsky) is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published
Roth had a son Jack with Lori Baker in 1983. He married Nikki Butler in 1993, and had 2 sons with her: Timothy Hunter (b. 1995) and Cormac (b. 1996). Both of his sons with Butler are named after the couple's favorite authors: Hunter S. Thompson and Cormac McCarthy. Hunter Stockton Thompson ( July 18, 1937 &ndash February 20, 2005) was an American Journalist and Author, most Cormac McCarthy, born Charles McCarthy (born July 20, 1933 in Providence Rhode Island) is an American Novelist and
Samuel L. Jackson
for Pulp Fiction
|BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role|
for Rob Roy
for The Crucible
for The Celebration
|European Film Award for European Discovery of the Year|
for The War Zone
for Human Resources
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Smith, Timothy Simon|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1961-5-14|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||London, England, UK|
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