Simon Tim Roth was born May 14, 1961 in London in a family of journalist and artist. father's real name was Smith, but he changed it because of the "left" belief (although the family was far from being poor and living in a prestigious southern suburb of London).
The first performance on stage awfulfrom complexes about their appearance Tim was the role of Dracula in the school theater. How it successfully passed, history is silent. Tim entered the Kembervilskuyu School of Arts at the Department of Sculpture and probably would have gone in the footsteps of Rodin and Konenkov if it - Shaved 20-year-old neurotic - met just middle of the road directed by Alan Clarke, he immediately offered him the lead role in the film " made in Britain. " The tape was a success with critics and Mouth gained some notoriety. On the set of the next picture "base time" (now the veteran director Mike Leigh), he met with Gary Oldman, who became his regular partner in the theater, and best friend. (How thin they Oldman each other feel, be seen in the film one of the best playwrights of our time Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.") In the '80s, Tim Roth starred in Stephen Frears, Agnieszka Holland, Robert Altman, but wide popularity avoided it party.