Timothy Simon Roth is an English actor. After his television debut Made in Britain, he starred in his film debut The Hit (1984), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Roth was among a group of prominent British actors of the era, the "Brit Pack". He 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). Roth earned international recognition for starring in Quentin Tarantino's films, such as Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Four Rooms (1995) and The Hateful Eight (2015). For his performance in Rob Roy, Roth won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He made his directorial debut with The War Zone (1999), for which he received numerous accolades. He played Cal Lightman in the Fox series Lie to Me and Jim Worth / Jack Devlin in the Sky Atlantic series Tin Star.