Nominated for best newcomer at the 2014 Chortle Awards; and finalist at the 2013 Chortle Student Comedy Awards.
Tim is a talented stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
He moved to London from the United States at the age of 22 to study creative writing and promptly started performing stand-up comedy, through which he found a platform to display his unique point of view. His critically-acclaimed one man shows, AT LEAST HELL HAS RAMPS and KIM JONG-UN, MUHAMMAD, JESUS AND OTHER POWER HUNGRY MANIACS, earned him the Leicester Square Best Newcomer Award, The Amused Moose Comedy Award and a Chortle Best Newcomer nomination.
In 2015 Tim wrote and starred in BBC short film A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIM. It was shown on BBC One and BBC Three in 2016 and developed with Roughcut as full series JERK, which was released on BBC Three in Spring of this year. Tim is also known for his role in Viceland hit comedy series BOBBY AND HARRIET GET MARRIED which was re-released on Comedy Central UK in Autumn 2018.
Following a knock out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Tim’s new live show TIM RENKOW TRIES TO PUNCH DOWN returned to the Soho Theatre for a limited run in April.
‘He has beautifully crafted material, some killer one-liners and he plays in the comedy dark side as if he has night-vision goggles‘ ★★★★ Scotsman‘Funny writer of strong, proper gags’ – Chortle.co.uk