Tim Roth Quotes

I'd seen musicians act, and it scares me. And they make more money than me... view

By: Tim Roth

Certainly coming to America has been extraordinary... view

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Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy... view

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Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do... view

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How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons... view

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I can't do anything else. So if this falls through, I'm screwed... view

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I don't care to analyze acting. On the other hand there is a fascination because distributors are putting out British films. You get films here with great performances you'll never see again. Why compare. We should go after the businessmen... view

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I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance... view

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I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back... view

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I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned... view

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Bring back dueling, I say. Drive-by sword fight... view

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I will watch everything that Cary Grant did, or Kubrick made or Bergman... view

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A character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello... view

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I'm a workaholic... view

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I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person... view

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If you meet somebody who's spent any length of time in prison, you don't let your guard down. Ever. And really, that's what that was about-if you open up too much, you're asking to get your teeth kicked in... view

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Ilike ideas writers have that I might not have written. Writers are there for a reason... to write for me... view

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The first role I ever did... I played a Nazi skinhead... view

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The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned... view

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There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring... view

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There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones... view

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Well, I think first it was rare for me to do anything that had any kind of a romantic note to it... view

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When you know youre whoring it hurts. I have kids. I'm not going to run down an actor for doing this... view

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You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction', and it goes right in the bin... view

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I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films, so who's to say who is right... view

By: Tim Roth