Tim Roth Biography (1961-)

Original name, Timothy Simon Smith; born May 14, 1961, in London, England; son of Ernie (a journalist) and Anne (a teacher and painter) Roth; married Nikki Butler (a fashion designer), January 25, 1993; children: Timothy Hunter, Michael Cormac; (with Lori Baker) Jack. Addresses: Agent: IFA Talent Agency, 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 490, Los Angeles, CA 90069; (voice) Cunningham/Escott/Dipene and Associates, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025.; Publicist: Staci Wolfe, Polaris Public Relations, 8135 West Fourth St., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, writer
Birth Details
May 14, 1961
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Boy punk, Return to Waterloo, New Line Cinema, 1985
  • Myron, The Hit, Zenith, 1985
  • Harold, A World Apart, Atlantic, 1988
  • Feliks, Le complot (also known as To Kill a Priest, Popieluszko, and Zabic ksiedza), Columbia, 1989
  • Mitchel, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (also known as Le cuisinier, le voleur, sa femme et son amant and Spica), Recorded Films, 1989
  • Vincent van Gogh, Vincent and Theo (also known as Vincent et Theo), Hemdale, 1990
  • Anton, Farendj, 1990
  • Guildenstern, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Cinecom International, 1991
  • Manny, Jumpin' at the Boneyard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Freddy Nieuwendyk/Mr. Orange, Reservoir Dogs, Miramax, 1992
  • Tom Whitton, Backsliding, Channel 4 Films, 1992
  • Milan, The Perfect Husband (also known as El marido perfecto), 1992
  • Nick, Bodies, Rest & Motion, Fine Line, 1993
  • Pumpkin (Ringo), Pulp Fiction (also known as Fiction pulpeuse), Miramax, 1994
  • Mr. Orange/Chow, Who Do You Think You're Fooling? (short documentary), Impossible Funky Productions, 1994
  • Philip Chaney, Captives, Miramax, 1994
  • Archibald Cunningham, Rob Roy, United Artists, 1995
  • Joshua Shapira, Little Odessa, New Line Cinema, 1995
  • Ted, the bellhop, Four Rooms, Miramax, 1995
  • Myrodemnon/Myron, Mocking the Cosmos (short film), 1996
  • Charles Ferry, Everyone Says I Love You, Miramax, 1996
  • James Walter Wayland, Deceiver (also known as Liar), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Henry, Animals (also known as Animals and the Tollkeeper),Pandora, 1997
  • Joey, No Way Home, Live Film and Mediaworks, 1997
  • Andrew "Stretch," Gridlock'd (also known as Gridlock and Gridlocked), PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1997
  • Dutch Schultz, Hoodlum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997
  • Danny Boodmann/Lemon Novecento, La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (also known as The Legend of 1900 and The Legend of the Pianiston the Ocean), Fine Line, 1998
  • Marquis de Lauzun, Vatel, Miramax, 2000
  • (Uncredited) Izzy Goldkiss, The Million Dollar Hotel, Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Gig, Lucky Numbers (also known as Le bon numero), Paramount, 2000
  • (Uncredited) Party guest, Bread and Roses (also known as Pan yrosas), Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • General Thade, Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Febre, The Musketeer, Universal, 2001
  • Hanussen, Invincible (also known as Unbesiegbar), Fine Line, 2002
  • John Harrett/Frank Dwyer, Emmett's Mark (also known as KillingEmmett Young), Emmett's Mark Productions, 2002
  • Joe, Whatever We Do (short film), 2003
  • General/Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell, To Kill a King, FilmFour,2003
  • Captain Oh, Beautiful Country, Sony Pictures Classics, 2004
  • Silver City, Silver City Films, 2004
  • William Pitt, Nouvelle France (also known as New France), Lions Gate Films/Christal Films, 2004
  • Jeremy, The Last Sign, Remstar Distribution, 2004
  • Film Work
  • Director, The War Zone (also known as Tim Roth's The War Zone and Zona di guerra), Lot 47 Films, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Edgar Lawson, Murder with Mirrors (also known as Agatha Christie's Murder with Mirrors), CBS, 1985
  • Charles Starkweather, Murder in the Heartland, ABC, 1993
  • Marlow, Heart of Darkness, TNT, 1994
  • Specials
  • Trevor, the skinhead, Made in Britain (also known as Tales outof School: Made in Britain), BBC (England), 1982
  • Colin, Meantime, BBC, 1983
  • Gregor Samsa, Metamorphosis, BBC, 1987
  • Curly Delafield, Knuckle, BBC, 1989
  • Peter Pike, Yellow Backs (also known as Yellowbacks), BBC,1990
  • Nick Finchley, The Common Pursuit, BBC, 1992
  • Interviewee, Discovered at Sundance, PBS, 1997
  • We Know Where You Live (also known as Amnesty International's We Know Where You Live Live!), Channel 4 (England), 2001
  • The Making of "Planet of the Apes," 2001
  • Episodic
  • Frankenstein, "Birth of Frankenstein and Dracula," The South Bank Show, 1987
  • The Jaguar, "The Day of the Third, Thin, Wrong Woman Who Knew All Too Much about Eve," A Fine Romance, 1989
  • Jack Craig, "Easel Kill 'Ya," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1991
  • Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, 1995
  • Guest, The Last Resort, 1997
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2001
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, NBC, 1996
  • Presenter, The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (also knownas The 16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards), Independent Film Channel, 2001
  • Other
  • Josef K., "Kafka," The Modern World: Ten Great Writers (miniseries), LWT (England), 1988
  • Appeared as Matthew Long in the series King of the Ghetto, BBC (England).
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in a production of Metamorphosis.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Film-Fest DVD: Issue 1--Sundance, BroadcastDVD, 1999
  • Pulp Fiction: The Facts, Miramax Home Entertainment, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The War Zone (also known as Tim Roth's The War Zone and Zona di guerra), Lot 47 Films, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1998, Issue 2, Gale, 1998
    Periodicals
    • Details, February, 1997, pp. 122-27, 172
    • Empire, Issue 57, 1994, pp. 52-53; Issue 72, 1995, pp. 68-73; Issue 96, 1997
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 30, 1995, p. 34; November-December, 1997, p. 44
    • Film Threat, February, 1993, pp. 52-53
    • Harper's Bazaar, January, 1991, p. 22; November, 1992, p. 56; April, 1995, p. 212
    • Interview, October, 1990, p. 48; February, 1997, p. 97
    • New York Times, November 28, 1999, p. AR13
    • People Weekly, January 15, 1996, p. 19
    • Premiere, February, 1993, p. 28; September, 2002, p. 83
    • Sight and Sound, August, 1999
    • Times (London), May 15, 2003
    • US, December, 1997

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