Tim Roth

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Timothy Simon Smith
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/14/1961, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Tim Roth Fast Facts:
  • Developed a Cockney accent during his childhood in order to fit in at school.
  • First acting role was in a high school musical based on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Studied sculpting at London's Camberwell College of Arts.
  • Breakout role came with Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992); also worked with the director on Pulp Fiction (1994) and Four Rooms (1995).
  • Made his feature directing debut with the 1999 drama The War Zone.
  • Turned down the part of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series to play the villain in Tim Burton's 2001 Planet of the Apes remake.
  • Has performed on stage with Glasgow's Citizens Theatre and at London's Oval House Theatre.
  • Acted as President of the Jury for the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Tim Roth Relationships:
  • Ernie Roth - Father
  • Lori Baker - Ex-significant Other
  • Timothy Hunter Roth - Son
  • Ann Roth - Mother
  • Cormac Roth - Son
  • Nikki Butler - Wife
  • Jack Roth - Son
  • Tim Roth Awards:
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1995 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1984 BAFTA Film Awards: Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film - Nominee
  • 1995 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2011 People's Choice Awards: Favorite TV Crime Fighter - Winner
  • 1999 European Film Awards: European Film - Nominee
  • College:
  • Camberwell College of Arts, London, England

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