Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:37 pm
Renowned guitarist, composer, and producer from England, Cormac Roth dies at 25. He was diagnosed with stage 3 germ cell cancer in November 2021. He died on 16th October 2022. He was known for being the youngest son of actor, Tim Roth.
Who is Cormac Roth?
Cormac Roth is a musician from England who is famous for being the youngest son of Tim Roth (father) and Nikki Butler (mother).
He released his debut EP, Python, in 2018. He posted new music on his Soundcloud account through the beginning of 2022. Also, he contributed to the music for Michel Franco’s 2021 film New Order. "Cormac was an exceptionally gifted and extraordinary musician whose passion and love for making music stretched back to when his guitar was bigger than he was," his family said.
His net worth was estimated to have $3 Million at the time of his death.
In the year 1996, Cormac Roth was born. He lastly celebrated his 25th birthday. Cormac's dad, Tim is an actor, and his mum, Nikki is a stylist. He is not the only child of his parents. He has a brother whose name is Hunter. Moreover, he has a half-brother named Jack from Roth’s relationship with Lori Baker in 1984 and he is also an actor.
Regarding his education, he attended Bennington College in Vermont from where he graduated.
Cormac Roth, Musician, and Son of Tim Roth, Dies at 25
Cormac Roth dies at 25 following a one-year battle with cancer, his family announced on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. His death cause is due to stage 3 germ cell cancer. In November 2021, the musician revealed to his fans and friends on his Instagram account that he had been diagnosed with stage 3 germ cell cancer. Cormac wrote: "In November 21 I was diagnosed with stage 3 germ cell cancer. Since then I’ve been fighting it daily, throwing everything I can at it. Chemo, high-dose chemo, medication, transplants, transfusions, surgeries, etc. It is called Choriocarcinoma, it is rare, and it has managed to stay many steps ahead of me no matter what I throw at it."
"It has taken away half of my hearing, 60pounds of weight, my confidence, and will continue its murderous path until I can manage to stop it somehow, and kill it. But it hasn’t taken away my will to survive, or my love of making music. It hasn’t taken me down yet." "If you or someone you love is affected by cancer, please feel free to reach out for it is an emotional rollercoaster unlike anything else. Love to you all please make sure to do the things that you love. Life is short. It is chaos. And you never know when it’s going to be you. Be well and go to the doctor. F**k cancer," he added.
Cormac Roth’s family said: "On Sunday the 16th of October, we lost our beautiful boy Cormac after a courageous battle with cancer. He died peacefully in the arms of his family who loved and adored him." "He fought with incredible bravery for the past year, and maintained his wicked wit and humor to the very end." "He was a wild and electric ball of energy and his spirit was filled with light and goodness," his family said.
"As wild as he was, Cormac was also the embodiment of kindness. A gentle soul who brought so much happiness and hope to those around him. The grief comes in waves, as do the tears and laughter when we think of that beautiful boy across the 25 years and 10 months that we knew him. An irrepressible and joyful and wild and wonderful child. Only recently a man. We love him. We will carry him with us wherever we go." "He died peacefully in the arms of his family who loved and adored him," his family said in a statement. He was living in Los Angeles at the time of his death.
Following his death, Cormac's friends have expressed their condolences to the family as they mourn his death, one of his close friends, Niki Randa wrote on her Instagram: "Sunday, October 16th just after midnight, my beloved Cormac went to his rest with myself & his family by his side, after just under a year of battling cancer." "Sweet Cormy, Our forever always seemed like it had no hurry. No rush to be perfect, no rush to be anything but who we were each moment to moment. We both just wanted it to be together. I never thought you would get sick. Even then, I never thought your time could be cut so short. This year you fought a lonely war, and every brutal effort was overcome. Even by your side every step, I don’t fully know all the things you endured in your graceful silence."
"I am beside myself in the surrender of letting you go. You deserved a long inspired, playful, and joyful life, one that I really wanted to remain a part of. There are a few things I wanted to tell you, but hope that you already know. But most all of them are expressions of immense gratitude. Thank you, Love… for choosing me." "Thank you for giving me the honor of your honest presence, experience, unconditional love, and partnership. To be loved by you and be believed in by you was the feeling of illumination. Your vibrant spirit supercharged and propelled those you loved toward the freest expressions of life’s wild beauty. It was pure joy to trade inspirations and jokes with you. Even on the most difficult days, we leaped in knowing we had one another to soften any fall," she added.
Who is Tim Roth?
Tim Roth is an actor who is known for his roles in films such as 1994’s Pulp Fiction, 1995’s Rob Roy, Reservoir Dogs, Four Rooms, The Hateful Eight, and many more. He began acting in films and television series in the 1980s.
For his performance in Rob Roy, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He made his television debut in Made in Britain (1982), and theatrical film debut in The Hit (1984). He made his directorial debut with the film The War Zone (1999).
Tim Roth is a father of three sons. Jack, born to Lori Baker in 1984, is also an actor. He married Nikki Butler in 1993. They had two sons, Hunter and Cormac.