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Tim Roth net worth and salary: Produced in Dulwich, London, England, Tim Roth was initially focused on becoming a sculptor and attended the Camberwell College of Art. He made the shift to acting in the early 80s, appearing in the television movie, “Made in Britain”. From that point, he went on to more television movies and miniseries, before earning an “Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Beginner”, for his work in the movie, “The Hit”. From 2009 to 2011, he starred in the series, “Lie to Me”.
British actor and director Tim Roth has an estimated net worth of $7 million and also a salary of $275 per episode. Born Timothy Simon Smith on May 14, 1961 in Dulwich, London, he’s the son of Ann, a painter and teacher, and Ernie, a Fleet Street journalist, painter and a member of the British Communist Party until the 1970s. His father altered the family name to Roth in the 1940s. He attended the Strand School in Tulse Hill.
Roth made his first big break in the British TV movie Produced in Britain (1982). His next work was with Mike Leigh in the TV series Meantime (1984). His advent in the big screen arrived when he substituted Joe Strummer in the Stephen Fears neo-noir The Hit (1984) where he earned an Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Newcomer. He gained more attention in Vincent & Theo (1990) and in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) along with Gary Oldman.
Because of his talent in imitating accents, Roth did his own singing (with an American accent) in the lightweight Woody Allen musical Everyone Says I Love You (1996). He starred opposite with Tupac Shakur in Shakur’s last film, the perverted comedy Gridlock’d (1997). He also worked in the Giuseppe Tornatore film The Legend of 1900 (1999) that became something of a fan favorite. He made his next high profile appearance in the Tim Burton remake of The Planet of the Apes (2001). He had a lead role in Francis Ford Coppola’s Young Without Youth (2007) and starred in the special effects-heavy blockbuster The Incredible Hulk (2008). He made his first major American TV part in the Fox-TV show Lie to Me (2009).
Tim Roth moved to Los Angeles and he has got the attention of youthful director Quentin Tarantino. His enormous breakthrough came in the heist flick Reservoir Dogs (1992). Roth was casted again by Tarantino in the watershed movie Pulp Fiction (1994) with Amanda Plummer. He’d another cooperation with the director in 1995 with a astonishingly slapstick performance in the anthology film Four Rooms. In the same year, he got an Academy Award nomination in the film Rob Roy.
Tim Roth has a son named Jack to Lori Baker in 1994. He wed Nikki Butler in 1993. They have two sons named Timothy Hunter and Michael Cormac. He’s a supporter of the Green Party of England and Wales.