Timothy Spall

  • Birth Name: Timothy Leonard Spall
  • Birth Place: Battersea, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Was an army cadet as a teenager.
  • Became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1999.
  • Diagnosed with leukemia in 1996.
  • Was rescued at sea during the filming of his reality series Timothy Spall: Back at Sea after an incident in which he accidentally went the wrong way on the River Medway.
  • Trained at the National Youth Theatre and RADA.


  • 2000, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1997, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2002, European Film Awards — European Actor: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2014, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actor: Winner
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2003, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actor: Nominee
  • 2014, European Film Awards — European Actor: Winner


  • Rafe Spall — Son
  • Pascale Spall — Daughter
  • Sylvia Spall — Mother
  • Shane Spall — Wife
  • Mercedes Spall — Daughter
  • Joe Spall — Father

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