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Timothy Spall is an English actor perhaps best known for playing [[TheGrotesque what most consider repulsive characters]], or otherwise, a {{Gonk}}. These include Peter Pettigrew from the ''Film/HarryPotter'' films, Beadle Bamford in ''Film/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'', Mr. Poe in ''Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' and Nathaniel from Disney's ''{{Film/Enchanted}}''. In ''Film/ShootingThePast'', he played Oswald Bates, a bizarre genius who is more like BunnyEarsLawyer. He played WinstonChurchill in ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'', and Simon Graham in ''Film/TheLastSamurai''.

As for his personal life, Spall has been married since 1981 and has three children, the youngest of whom, Rafe, is 25 years old (and also an actor; they appeared together [[RealLifeRelative as father and son]] in the 2007 television adaptation of ''Literature/ARoomWithAView'').
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