His role as Archibald Cunningham in Rob Roy earned him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe nomination. Lemon 1900" in The Legend of 1900, and in the same year, he co-starred in the film Gridlock'd.
He garnered critical acclaim for his role as Myron in the film The Hit (1984), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
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).
From 2009 to 2011, he starred in a series on Fox called Lie To Me. Cal Lightman, an expert on body language who assists local and federal law organisations in the investigations of crimes. Paul Ekman, a notable psychologist and expert on body language and facial expressions.
In 2010, Roth appeared on the cover of Manic Street Preachers' 2010 studio album, Postcards from a Young Man.
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.
Simon Timothy "Tim" Roth (born ) is an English actor and director.
He made his debut role in the television film Made in Britain (1982).
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.