Timothy Spall - British character actor, born 27th February, 1957 - often plays grotesque roles. He specialises in the bemused type, desperately trying to make sense of the trauma going on around him. In 1982 he featured in the BBC TV Play for Today 'Home Sweet Home', directed by Mike Leigh, as has subsequently featured in many Leigh productions. He made his name as Brummie Barry in the ITV drama series 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' He received the OBE in 1999.
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Guardian Unlimited Film: Spall mercies
Lynn Barber interviews Timothy Spall, who talks about Tom Cruise, chemotherapy and his lust for life.
IMDb: Timothy Spall
Yahoo! Movies: Timothy Spall
Includes biography, filmography, image gallery and awards.
BBC Radio: Desert Island Discs - Timothy Spall
Biography, and Timothy's choice of eight favourite records. (September 22, 2002)
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