Tim Roth Says Bullying Helped Him Become A Better Movie Villain

Tim Roth has been a lead actor in such films as Reservoir Dogs, The Incredible Hulk, Pulp Fiction, Planet of the Apes and soon to be seen in The Hateful Eight.  In a recent article in the Red Bulletin magazine he discusses how he plays bullies in films by drawing upon his experience being bullied as a child.

Actor Tim Roth poses for a photograph in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2007. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

“The first thing I played was a Nazi skinhead.  I was the bullied kid in school.  I was always on the run.  I knew how to play the bullies from watching them,” Roth said.


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