Tim Roth

Tim Roth

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1961-05-14 (60 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: London, England, UK

97 Movies · 16 TV shows

Also Known As: Τιμ Ροθ

Biography

Timothy Simon Roth (born 14 May 1961) is an English actor and director. He made his debut in the television film Made in Britain (1982). He gained critical acclaim for his role as Myron in The Hit (1984), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Roth was among a group of prominent British actors of the era, the "Brit Pack", Roth gained more attention for his performances in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), Vincent & Theo (1990) and Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990).He later earned international recognition for appearing in Quentin Tarantino's films, such as Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Four Rooms (1995) and The Hateful Eight (2015). For the historical drama Rob Roy (1995), Roth won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He made his directorial debut with The War Zone (1999), for which he received numerous accolades.He also starred as Cal Lightman on the Fox series Lie to Me and as Jack Worth in the Sky Atlantic series Tin Star.

Personal Life

Roth has three sons. Jack Roth, born to Lori Baker in 1984, is also an actor. In 1993, Roth married Nikki Butler. They have two sons, Timothy Hunter (born 1995) and Michael Cormac (born 1996).

Early Life

Roth was born in Dulwich, London, the son of Ann, a painter and teacher, and Ernie, a Fleet Street journalist and a painter. His father was born in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, to a family of Irish descent. Although he was not of Jewish background, he changed his surname from "Smith" to the German/Yiddish "Roth" in the 1940s, as "an act of anti-Nazi solidarity".Roth is a survivor of child sexual abuse, committed by his paternal grandfather, who he has stated sexually abused him from childhood until his early teen years. He first revealed that he was a victim of sexual abuse during press for his 1999 directorial debut, The War Zone, a film which dealt with the topics of incest and sexual violence within a family, but declined to name the perpetrator at that time. In December 2016, he gave an interview to the British newspaper The Guardian in which he revealed that his abuser was his grandfather, who had also sexually abused Roth's own father when he was a child.Roth attended school in Lambeth, before switching to Croydon Technical School due to bullying.Roth attended the Strand School in Tulse Hill. As a young man, he wanted to be a sculptor and studied at London's Camberwell College of Arts.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

4 Movies
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

4
2021
The master of kung fu had a lot of adventures.
The Misfits

The Misfits

2021
After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold robbery that will have far-reaching implications on his life and...
Bergman Island

Bergman Island

2021
An American filmmaking couple who retreat to the island for the summer to each write screenplays for their upcoming films in an act of pilgrimage to the place that inspired Bergman are the main charac...

2020.

1 Movie
The Jesuit

The Jesuit

2020
The Jesuit is in prison for a crime he didn't commit. He has a plan to avenge the murder of his wife when his son is kidnapped and taken to Mexico.

2019.

4 Movies
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

6.41
2019
The city of Los Angeles in 1969. A struggling actor and stuntman are trying to survive in a constantly changing movie industry with their best friend. Sharon Tate is the young and promising actress an...
QT8: The First Eight

QT8: The First Eight

2019
A detailed account of the life and artistic career of legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, from his early days as a video club manager to the scandalous fall in disgrace of producer Harvey Weinstein...
Luce

Luce

6
2019
A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while sparki...
The Song of Names

The Song of Names

2019
A man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.

2018.

2 Movies
The Con Is On

The Con Is On

6.4
2018
A couple flees to Los Angeles in order to avoid paying off a huge gambling debt to a notorious mobster.
The Padre

The Padre

2018
American retired Judge Randall Nemes and his hired gun, Gaspar, track down a con man posing as a priest in a small Colombian town only to be thrown off-course by a scrappy 16-year-old girl intent on r...

2017.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Impressions: A Journey Behind The Scenes Of Twin Peaks

Impressions: A Journey Behind The Scenes Of Twin Peaks

2017
10 part behind the scenes feature for Twin Peaks: The Return.
TV
Tin Star

Tin Star

5.56
2017
The story of Jim Worth, an expatriate British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rockies. The wave of drugs, prostitution a...
1 Mile To You

1 Mile To You

6
2017
After a teenager's friends die in an accident, running allows him to remember them. He is also a runner. He needs to keep the past alive while making new memories.

2016.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Reg

Reg

2016
In June of 2003 Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. Tom was one of the six military policemen murdered in Iraq, and his parents learned of his death when they sw...
From Afar

From Afar

2016
A man is examined for fear of human contact. Young men are paid to come back to their house after a cruise in Venezuela. He watches an older man. The leader of the group is Elder. The violent, passion...
TV
Rillington Place

Rillington Place

4.33
2016
The murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s were the subject of a three-part drama.
Mr. Right

Mr. Right

5.11
2016
The girl fell for the hitman who was on the run.

2015.

4 Movies
600 Miles

600 Miles

2015
The man who smuggled weapons from Arizona to Mexico is being investigated by an agent. When agent Harris blows his cover, he and his partner end up in a journey where they will be held hostage by a yo...
The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight

6.11
2015
Bounty hunters are caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception when they seek shelter from a raging snowstorm.
Hardcore Henry

Hardcore Henry

6
2015
AKAN, a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, and his army of mercenaries must save Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant. Jimmy is Henry...
Chronic

Chronic

2015
David is a nurse. He has strong relationships with people he cares for. It's not the same outside of work.

2014.

6 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Klondike

Klondike

6
2014
The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s, as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Whitehorse Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes ...
Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco

6
2014
The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity was told during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince III and France's Charles De Gaulle.
October Gale

October Gale

2014
A doctor takes in a man with a gunshot wound. The killer arrived after a storm cut them off from the mainland.
United Passions

United Passions

2014
The inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three men who created it is brought to life in an epic, untold story. Three men were driven by their vision and passion to make the World Cup a reality. The...
Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier

8
2014
She had collected a lot of objects throughout her life. These images changed the life of the man who brought them to the public eye. Through her documentary films, photographs, odd collections and per...
Selma

Selma

6.33
2014
The place where segregation was at its worst led to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act.

2013.

2 Movies
A Fuller Life

A Fuller Life

2013
Friends and admirers of iconoclastic film director Sam Fuller read from his memoirs in a documentary directed by his only child.
Möbius

Möbius

2013
An American woman who works as a trader in a Russian bank falls in love with her supervisor.

2012.

5 Movies
The Secret Policeman's Ball

The Secret Policeman's Ball

2012
The 50th anniversary of the organization is celebrated.
The Liability

The Liability

2012
When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24 hour journey into a world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge in the company of aging hit man ...
Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking

Quentin Tarantino: 20 Years of Filmmaking

2012
Take a look at his career from the beginning, with interviews from co-workers, critics, stars and master filmmakers alike, as well as a tribute to his greatest collaboration, Sally Menke. It was made ...
Arbitrage

Arbitrage

6
2012
A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for assistance.
Broken

Broken

8
2012
Three suburban English families have tragic consequences.

2011.

2 Movies
These Amazing Shadows

These Amazing Shadows

2011
The diversity of film is reflected in the roll call of American cinema treasures.
Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come

2011
The documentary Kingdom Come follows a first-time director as he tries to raise a million dollars to finance his first film. This emotionally-charged journey is interwoven with over 30 rare interviews...

2010.

2 Movies
Caught in the Crossfire

Caught in the Crossfire

2010
Both gang members and crooked cops are targeting two detectives.
Pete Smalls Is Dead

Pete Smalls Is Dead

2010
Two friends attend an old friend's funeral and discover there is more to his death than they thought.

2009.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

2009
A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
TV
Sea Wolf

Sea Wolf

2009
A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
Skellig

Skellig

2009
Michael is going through some changes. His family just moved into a new house and his baby sister is sick. One day, while cleaning out the garden shed, he stumbles across a strange creature, weak of b...
TV
Lie to Me

Lie to Me

6.08
2009
The leader in deception research is Dr. Cal Lightman studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying. His skills allow him to lie.

2008.

1 Movie
The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

6.27
2008
Bruce Banner scoured the planet for an antidote to his rage. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face w...

2007.

3 Movies
Virgin Territory

Virgin Territory

2007
During the Black Death, the film is set in Tuscany. The Florentines took refuge from the plague in the Decameron. They have lusty adventures, bawdy exchanges, romance and swordplay. There are prostitu...
Youth Without Youth

Youth Without Youth

2007
A love story is wrapped up in a mystery. A professor of language and philosophy is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis, in a novel set in...
Funny Games

Funny Games

4
2007
When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home, they are visited by two young men. The tight-knit clan was given until the next day to survive after they were terrorized and to...

2006.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
The Henry Rollins Show

The Henry Rollins Show

2006
The Independent Film Channel had a weekly talk show hosted by Henry Rollins. There were interviews with celebrities and uncensored musical performances on the show. The show ended its second season.
Even Money

Even Money

2006
Gambling addiction destroys the lives of three unrelated people.
TV
Tsunami: The Aftermath

Tsunami: The Aftermath

5
2006
The events following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake are dramatized in the mini-series. One of the stars of the movie is Chiwetel Ejiofor. It was filmed in Thailand from April to June of 2006 in the ...

2005.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
MCU: A Chronology

MCU: A Chronology

2005
The MCU: A Chronology tells the story of all the films and television shows in chronological order. You haven't watched a movie like this before.
The Last Sign

The Last Sign

2005
A woman is haunted by her husband. If she wants to find peace and love, she needs to come to terms with her past.
Don't Come Knocking

Don't Come Knocking

2005
There have been better days for Howard Spence. He used to be a big Western movie star, but now he uses alcohol, drugs and young women to escape his disgust for his failed life. Nobody would shed a tea...
Dark Water

Dark Water

5.33
2005
The family lived in a rundown apartment. She can't afford an apartment because she is in divorce proceedings and her daughter attends an excellent school. There is a constant leak from the ceiling in ...

2004.

3 Movies
The Beautiful Country

The Beautiful Country

2004
After returning to Ho Chi Minh City with his mother, a family tragedy causes him to flee to the United States. After arriving in New York, Binh begins a road trip to visit his father in Texas.
Silver City

Silver City

2004
The campaign for governor of Colorado could be in trouble after the discovery of a corpse.
Battle of the Brave

Battle of the Brave

2004
As England and France battled over control of Canada in the 18th century, there was an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper.

2003.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

6.3
2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs on ABC.
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

2003
The relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell was discussed.
Whatever We Do

Whatever We Do

2003
Four friends are closer to the truth than they have been for a long time when they have a lot of drinks and a lot of decadence.

2002.

2 Movies
Killing Emmett Young

Killing Emmett Young

2002
In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arran...
Pulp Fiction: The Facts

Pulp Fiction: The Facts

2002
A series of interviews talking about Tarantino's early days and how he got to Pulp Fiction.

2001.

3 Movies
The Musketeer

The Musketeer

2001
The young D'Artagnan wants to join the musketeers to avenge his father's death, but he learns that the musketeers have been dismantled.
Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

6.18
2001
A man is trapped in a world where talking apes rule. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the gorilla army.
Invincible

Invincible

2001
A blond Aryan hero is performing in Berlin.

2000.

4 Movies
Vatel

Vatel

2000
Louis XIV was invited to three days of festivities by a penniless prince in 1671. The extravagances are to impress the king because the prince wants a commission as a general. The steward is Vatel, a ...
The Million Dollar Hotel

The Million Dollar Hotel

2000
The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground, where a lot of strange people had been living.
Alan Clarke: His Own Man

Alan Clarke: His Own Man

2000
Stephen Frears called Alan Clarke the best British film-maker. 3 feature films were made by Clarke. The life and career of an exceptional director is explored in this documentary.
Lucky Numbers

Lucky Numbers

5.67
2000
Russ Richards, a TV weatherman and local celebrity, is on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state l...

1999.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn

1999
Craig Kilborn hosted this zany talk show, which followed David Letterman's show, from 1999 until 2004. Kilborn left The Daily Show in 1999 to be this show's host after Tom Synder retired. The segment ...
The War Zone

The War Zone

1999
A teenager sad that he has moved away from London must find a way to deal with a family secret.

1998.

2 Movies
The Legend of 1900

The Legend of 1900

4
1998
The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life on an ocean liner. Tim was raised on the ship and never set foot on land, but he did learn a lot about the outside world through interact...
Animals with the Tollkeeper

Animals with the Tollkeeper

1998
A cab driver is in love.

1997.

4 Movies
Gridlock'd

Gridlock'd

4
1997
After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and enroll in a government program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one...
No Way Home

No Way Home

1997
A man's future is in danger because of his brother's drug use.
Hoodlum

Hoodlum

1997
The numbers were the second most profitable business in New York City in 1934. When the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem is arrested, Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson takes over the business and mu...
Deceiver

Deceiver

1997
The heir to a textile fortune is suspected of being involved in the death of prostitutes. The man was taken in for questioning and the detectives thought they could break him. Despite his troubles, Wa...

1996.

1 Movie
Everyone Says I Love You

Everyone Says I Love You

1
1996
A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.

1995.

2 Movies
Rob Roy

Rob Roy

6
1995
Rob Roy tried to lead his small town to a better future by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. After the money was stolen, Rob was forced into a Robin Hood lifesty...
Four Rooms

Four Rooms

5.4
1995
It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job, and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some crazy situations. One amazing event after another is being served up by the room servi...

1994.

3 Movies
Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

6.89
1994
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer all converge in this comedy crime caper. Three different stories travel in time.
Little Odessa

Little Odessa

1994
The personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian Mafia in Brooklyn, is the subject of the film.
Captives

Captives

1994
After the break-up of her marriage, a beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to fall in love with a violent prisoner and have an affair with him, with terrible consequences f...

1993.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Perfect Husband

The Perfect Husband

1993
The Dostoevsky-inspired drama is about a bored arrogant playboy who spends time seducing other men's wives and dueling. He began an affair with his friend's wife, but fell in love with her.
TV
Murder in the Heartland

Murder in the Heartland

1993
Murder in the Heartland tells the true story of Charlie Starkweather, a 19-year-old who killed 11 people in Nebraska in 1957 and his 14-year-old girlfriend.
Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

1993
A manager of a trading company travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Bodies, Rest & Motion

Bodies, Rest & Motion

1993
In a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of something. Something else. Carol encouraged Beth to accept Sid's affections.

1992.

3 Movies
Backsliding

Backsliding

1992
While he was in prison, Jack met the woman who would become his wife. They moved to a remote power station in central Australia because they wanted to stay in God's good graces. A rootless young man i...
Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

6.43
1992
A bungled robbery shows a police officer. The survivors are victims of crime. White and Mr are new to each other. Mr is on parole. Mr is a Stubborn weasel. Eddie is unraveling.
The Common Pursuit

The Common Pursuit

1992
Simon Gray's play The Common Pursuit follows the lives of six characters who first meet as undergraduates at Cambridge University when they are involved in setting up a literary magazine called The Co...

1991.

2 Movies
Jumpin' at the Boneyard

Jumpin' at the Boneyard

1991
Danny wants his brother to clean up.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

4
1991
Two minor characters from the play "Hamlet" are unaware of their lives and are unable to deviate from them.

1990.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

5.48
1990
Laura Palmer's body was washed up on a beach in Washington state. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her death only to uncover a web of mystery that leads him deep into the hear...
Vincent & Theo

Vincent & Theo

1990
The tragic story ofVincent van Gogh was expanded by focusing on his brother Theodore. The two people wrote letters.

1989.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

1989
A Fine Romance aired from January 18, 1989 to March 2, 1989. The series was filmed in Europe.
TV
Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt

6.4
1989
The Crypt Keeper has fun and frightening things to do. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison at the bar. Will honeymooners fulfill their vow?
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

5
1989
The wife of an abusive criminal found solace in the arms of a regular guest at her husband's restaurant.

1988.

4 Movies
Coppers

Coppers

1988
Two bored twentysomethings are pretending to be police officers in a movie.
To Kill a Priest

To Kill a Priest

1988
A priest is killed in Poland for speaking out against the Communist regime.
Franz Kafka's 'The Trial'

Franz Kafka's 'The Trial'

1988
"The Modern World: Ten Great Writers" is a film about great writers.
A World Apart

A World Apart

1988
There was a White enclave in South Africa in the 1960s. When her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and then her mother is taken into custody by the authorities, Molly must piece toge...

1987.

1 Movie
Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

1987
TV film of Steven Berkoff's stage adaption of Kafka's famous story in which a young man who is the sole financial supporter of his family until he awakes one morning in the form of a giant dung beetle...

1986.

1 Movie
King of the Ghetto

King of the Ghetto

1986
An idealistic former soldier helps unite and house ethnic minorities in a run down area of the east end.

1985.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Screen Two

Screen Two

1985
There are made-for-television dramas.
Murder with Mirrors

Murder with Mirrors

1985
When Miss Marple arrives, one thing is certain. Before there's time to place a tea cozy, there will be a murder. The inspector and Jane Marple are investigating a case of country-house intrigue. The o...

1984.

2 Movies
Return to Waterloo

Return to Waterloo

1984
A man is overcome by sad memories as he takes the train to work.
The Hit

The Hit

4
1984
WillieParker lives in Spain, where he thinks he can hide from his former colleagues.

1983.

1 Movie
Meantime

Meantime

1983
A working-class family in London's East End is struggling during the recession. Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a timid, shy individual, and Mark, an outspoken, headstrong young man, are on the...

1982.

1 Movie
Made in Britain

Made in Britain

2
1982
A sometimes violent skinhead with no regard for authority would rather spend his time stealing cars than in a detention centre. Harry is trying to do his best, but he just wants to get something out o...

Unknown Year.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
She-Hulk

She-Hulk

Bruce Banner's cousin has a resemblance to the Incredibles character.
A Fall from Grace

A Fall from Grace

Tabb is familiar with the city of St. Louis is inside. He doesn't know who is taking the lives of young girls, but he feels its true heart as much as its dark one.
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