With a resume that boasted an assortment of villains and ne'er-do-wells, actor Tim Roth often had to avoid being typecast in order to play roles that demonstrated his extraordinary talents. Equally at home in both comedy and drama, Roth made an immediate impression as an unrepentant skinhead - complete with swastika tattoo on his forehead - in his first onscreen performance, "Made in Britain" (1982). He quickly became in demand after playing an assassin-in-training in "The Hit" (1984), then made a name for himself in the United States as a troubled Vincent Van Gogh in Robert Altman's "Vincent & Theo" (1990). But it was his work with Quentin Tarantino in "Reservoir Dogs" (1992) and "Pulp Fiction" (1994) that cemented his status as one of the top stars of the independent world. Following an Oscar-nominated turn in "Rob Roy" (1995), Roth settled into playing varying degrees of malcontents before cracking big budget Hollywood with a major role in "Planet of the Apes" (2001) and stealing the show from everyone else. After disappearing into several foreign-made films, Roth re-emerged to play the arch-villain in "The Incredible Hulk" (2008), once again solidifying - and perhaps perpetuating - his image as Hollywood's go-to bad guy.