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23 quotations by Tim Roth

QuoteYou read a script and its based on Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, and it goes right in the bin.Quote

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

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

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

QuoteThere 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.Quote

QuoteThe more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned.Quote

QuoteThe first role I ever did... I played a Nazi skinhead.Quote

QuoteOne of the guys who worked at the Ape School became my stunt double so we just kept working on different things and just play around.Quote

QuoteMy mentors were my editiors. You come from location work with a million people and questions, and you get into the editing room, and its two people.Quote

QuoteIf 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.Quote

QuoteI'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.Quote

QuoteI'm a workaholic.Quote

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

QuoteI will watch everything that Cary Grant did, or Kubrick made or Bergman.Quote

QuoteI 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.Quote

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

QuoteI 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.Quote

QuoteI didn't want to make soundtrack film or a gun movie. These are the reasons I wanted to make a movie. I wanted to make an adult movie.Quote

QuoteHow would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons.Quote

QuoteDoing 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.Quote

QuoteCertainly coming to America has been extraordinary.Quote

QuoteBring back dueling, I say. Drive-by sword fight.Quote

QuoteA character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello.Quote