Timothy Spall Biography

Birthday: 1957-02-27
Place of Birth: Battersea, London
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Timothy Spall is the son of a postal worker and a hairdresser. Raised in London, he auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in "Macbeth" and "Othello." In 1979 he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and stayed for approximately two years performing in "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Cymbeline," "The Three Sisters" and "Nicholas Nickleby." In the early 80s he moved into TV roles with Leigh's "Home Sweet Home" and later had his own drama series "Frank Stubbs Promotes" in 1993. With Leigh, Timothy's appeared in a number of award-winning features, particularly Life Is Sweet (1990) and Secrets & Lies (1996), for which he earned a BAFTA Award nomination, and the Gilbert & Sullivan biopic Topsy-Turvy (1999). He also worked for noted directors Ken Russell in Gothic (1986), Clint Eastwood in White Hunter Black Heart (1990), Bernardo Bertolucci in The Sheltering Sky (1990), and Kenneth Branagh in Hamlet (1996) as Rosenkrantz. A chronic illness curtailed his momentum in the mid-90s, coming back resourcefully on stage and TV. On a roll recently with more of his odd characterizations he lent his voice to the popular animated feature Chicken Run (2000) and appeared in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) as Peter Pettigrew, and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) as Mr. Poe.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Auf Wiedersehen Pet Barry Taylor 1983 Comedy
Frank Stubbs Promotes Frank Stubbs 1993
The Thing About Vince Vince Skinner 2000 Comedy
Rock Star 2001 Comedy
Gettin' Square Darren 'Dabba' Barrington 2003 Comedy
Jamie's School Dinners Narrator 2005 Documentary
Uk Border Force Narrator 2008 Documentary
Jamie's Ministry of Food Narrator 2008
Upside Down Bob Boruchowitz 2010 Comedy
Blandings Lord Clarence Emsworth 2013 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Alice in Wonderland Bayard 1933 0, 0
The Missionary 1982 Comedy
Dutch Girls 1985
Gothic Dr. Polidori 1986 0, 0
Dream Demon Peck 1988 Horror
Crusoe Reverend Milne 1989 Drama
To Kill a Priest Igor 1989 Drama, History, Thriller
The Sheltering Sky 1990 Biography, 0
1871 Ramborde 1990 Drama, History, Romance
Life Is Sweet 1991
Secrets & Lies Maurice 1996
Still Crazy David 'Beano' Baggot 1998 0, 0
The Wisdom of Crocodiles 1998 0, Reality Tv, 0, Game Show, Comedy
Our Mutual Friend Mr. Venus 1999 Drama
Shooting the Past 1999 Drama, History
Topsy Turvy 2000 Comedy, Drama
Chicken Run Nick 2000 Animation, Family, Comedy
Vacuuming Completely Nude In Paradise Tommy Rag 2001
Vanilla Sky Thomas Tipp 2001 0, Game Show, Biography, Sport
Lucky Break 2001 0, 0, Biography
The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Luis Agalla 2001 Adventure, Drama
Intimacy 2001 Drama, Romance
Rock Star 2001 Comedy, Drama, Music
Ivor the Invisible 2001
My House in Umbria 2003 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Last Samurai Simon Graham 2003 Action, Adventure, Drama
Gettin' Square Darren Barrington 2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Wormtail (Peter Pettigrew) 2005 0, 0
Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman Albert Pierrepoint 2006
Enchanted Nathaniel 2007 0, Biography, 0
Death Defying Acts Sugarman 2008 Drama, Romance, Thriller
Appaloosa 2008 Action, Crime, Drama
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Beadle 2009 0
The Damned United Peter Taylor 2009 0
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Wormtail 2009 Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Jackboots on Whitehall Churchill 2010 Drama, 0, Romance
From Time to Time Boggis 2010 Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Heartless George Morgan 2010 Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Wake Wood Arthur 2011 Drama, Horror, Thriller
Reuniting the Rubins Lenny Rubin 2011 Comedy, Drama, Family
My Angel Mr. Lambert 2011 Family
Ginger & Rosa Mark 2012 0, Biography
Comes a Bright Day Charlie Morgan 2012 Romance
Assassin's Bullet Dr. Kahn 2012 Action, Drama, Thriller
Love Bite Sid 2012 Comedy, Horror
Wasteland D I West 2013 Reality Tv
The Riders Max 2014 Drama
Love Punch Jerry 2014 Comedy
Turner J.M.W. Turner 2014 Drama
Away Joseph 2015 Drama