Timothy Simon "Tim" Roth (born May 14, 1961) is an English actor and director.

For Disney, he played "Ringo" ("Pumpkin") in the 1994 Miramax Films film Pulp Fiction and Jeff Platzer in the 2005 Touchstone Pictures film Dark Water.



  • He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.
  • Tim Roth was in talks to play Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but turned down the role to play General Thade in Planet of the Apes (2001).