Timothy Simon Roth is an English actor. He began acting on films and television series in the 1980s. He was among a group of prominent British actors of the era, the “Brit Pack”.
He made his television debut in Made in Britain (1982), and theatrical film debut in The Hit (1984), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Since then, he gained more attention for his roles in films.
Roth won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Roth made his directorial debut with the film The War Zone (1999). He played Cal Lightman in the Fox series Lie to Me (2009–2011) and Jim Worth / Jack Devlin in the Sky Atlantic series Tin Star (2017–2020).
Roth also portrayed Emil Blonsky / Abomination in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Incredible Hulk (2008), reprising the role in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) and the Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022).
Does Tim Roth have children?
Tim Roth is a proud father who has been blessed with three children who are all boys. He is the father of Jack Roth, Timothy Hunter Roth, and Michael Cormac Roth.
Jack, born to Lori Baker in 1984, is also an actor. Roth married Nikki Butler in 1993. They had two sons, Hunter and Cormac. Cormac Roth, a musician, died from germ cell cancer in 2022, aged 25.
Roth is a supporter of the Green Party of England and Wales. He endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Roth starred in television films in the 1980s, including Made in Britain, Meantime and Murder with Mirrors. After his film debut The Hit, he earned an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Newcomer. He played an East End character in King of the Ghetto, a controversial drama based on a novel by Farukh Dhondy set in Brick Lane and broadcast by the BBC in 1986.