Biography of Tim RothTim Roth is an English actor and director, who has become famous for his roles in Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), directed by Quentin Tarantino, as well as the role of a psychologist in the TV series Lie to Me.
His Childhood and YouthTimothy Simon Roth was born on May 14, 1961, in South London. His mother Ann was a painter and teacher, his father Ernie was a journalist, painter, member of the British Communist Party until the 1970s.
His Acting CareerYoung Tim Roth improved his acting skills in small theaters and improvised scenes in pubs. In 1983, the guy got his first (and immediately lead) movie role - he played a skinhead in the BBC movie Made in Britain. Roth was lucky – the young actor played the bright lead roles. Despite Tim’s early movies did not become box office, he had the chance to play various characters: from the retarded and in love young man in the comedy-drama Meantime (1983) to the stern hitman in Stephen Frears’ movie The Hit (1984).
By the end of the 1980s, Tim Roth and other successful British actors, such as Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bruce Payne and Paul McGann, were dubbed the Brit Pack in Hollywood. In fact, Tim was so famous that he had already drawn the promising directors’ attention. Among them there was Quentin Tarantino, who in 1992 gave Roth the role in his debut movie Reservoir Dogs and two years later invited him to star in Pulp Fiction with John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis and Uma Thurman. These movies became extremely popular.It is undoubtedly, Tim Roth as Vincent is the best thing in this movie ... He acts as a soft, sweet sufferer who tries to improve his skills as much as possible.
In 2001, the actor played General Thade in the science fiction movie Planet of the Apes, directed by Tim Burton. For this project, Roth refused to play the role of Professor Severus Snape in the series of movies about Harry Potter as a wizard. And it was not a wrong decision: the movie and his acting received the highest rating and love of the audience.
In the summer of 2018, Tim Roth could be seen in the comedy The Con Is On. In spite of the brilliant cast (Uma Thurman, Sofia Vergara, Stephen Fry), James Oakley’s movie received low ratings.