Timothy Spall - Biography
Born: February 27, 1957
Famous for: High-profile TV roles and acclaimed character portrayals in Hollywood films
A character actor with a familiar face and perhaps less well recognised name, Battersea-born Timothy has made regular outings on TV in dramas such as Stephen Poliakoff"s Shooting The Past to Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. Big screen appearances range from The Last Samurai and Secrets And Lies to Rock Star and Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban. The actor was awarded an OBE in 1999.