Tim Curry
as Frank N' Furter

 

 

Tim Curry was born Timothy James Curry on Friday, April 19th 1946 in Grappenhall, England. His parents were Patricia and Reverend James Curry. They met in Malta and got married in Egypt. He has one sister who was born in Egypt. His parents travelled a lot (he was conceived in South Africa and born in England), and the family moved to Hong Kong for a while before returning to England. Tim attended a junior school in Plymouth, England for four year before switching to a boarding school in Bath. Lastly he spent five years at school in Kingswood. He was a soprano in a church choir from the age of six and began acting at age ten. At the age of 12, Tim's father died, and the family moved to London. After some travelling to Belgium, Morocco and south France, Tim Curry studied Drama and English at Cambridge and at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors.. He eventually began finding work in theatres, and after landing his role as Woof in the original London cast of Hair, his career took off. He later worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Glasgow Civic Repertory Company, and the Royal Court, where he created the character of Frank N. Furter for The Rocky Horror Show.

Mr. Curry continued his career on the New York and London stages with starring roles in 'Travesties', 'Amadeus', 'The Pirates Of Penzance', 'The Rivals', 'Love For Love', 'Dalliance', 'The Threepenny Opera', 'The Art Of Success', and 'My Favorite Year'. He also starred in the US tour of 'Me And My Girl'. He has received two Tony award nominations for best actor and won the Royal Variety Club Award as "Stage Actor of the Year".

In addition to an active movie and television career, he is a sought-after actor for CD-ROM productions. His distinctive voice can be heard on more than a dozen audio books, and in countless animated television series and videos.

Tim is also a singer and a composer. He went on to tour America and Europe with his own band, and has released four albums for A&M records

He now lives in LA with his dogs. He is single and and has two sons he has adopted.

Filmography (movies only)

1975
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
1978
The Shout 
1980
Times Square
1982
Annie 
1983 
The Ploughman's Lunch 
1985
Legend as The Lord of Darkness
Clue
1988
Pass the Ammo 
1990
The Hunt for Red October
Stephen King's It (TV) as Pennywise the Dancing Clown
1991
Oscar
1992
Passed Away
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1993

Loaded Weapon 1
The Three Musketeers

1994
The Shadow
1995
Congo
1996
Muppet Treasure Island
Lover's Knot
1997
McHale's Navy
1998
Addams Family Reunion as Gomez Addams
1999
Pirates of the Plain
The Titanic Chronicles 
2000
Four Dogs Playing Poker
Sorted
Charlie's Angels
2001
Scary Movie 2 
2002
The Scoundrel's Wife 
2004
Docteur Kinsey

Hair
As Woof
Legend
as the Lord of Darkness
The Hunt for Red October Stephen Kings' It
as Pennywise the Dancing Clown
The Three Musketeers
as Cardinal Richelieu
Congo
Addams Family Reunion
as Gomez Addams
Charlie's Angels
The Scoundrel's Wife 

 

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