Tim Roth, it should come as no surprise, makes a concerted effort not to bring his work home with him. Of course, for a guy who spent three quarters of a movie writhing in blood, whipped out a revolver and held up a diner on a whim, ruled over a planet of monkeys with an iron fist, and bitch-slapped the Hulk up and down the streets of Harlem, it’s less a personal preference and more a survival mechanism. These days, Roth has been introducing himself to American TV audiences as human lie detector Dr. Cal Lightman on the Fox series Lie to Me, the latest stop on a long and bizarre career that...
This is a little interview I found, and instead of posting the link, I figure I better post it here directly. link (The website is EXTREMLEY SLOW)
Tim Roth brings his movie star talents to television in Fox's new drama Lie to Me. Each week, several times per show, Roth uses facial micro-expressions to tell who's lying, and therefore solve the mystery they're trying to cover up. Or find out if his waiter has washed his hands.