Tim Curry

Tim Curry

Age
69
Birthday
Apr. 19th, 1946
Born in
Grappenhall, Cheshire, England, UK
Height
5' 9

Tim Curry's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Darkwing Duck TV Show
Darkwing Duck
Regular Show TV Show
Regular Show
The Wild Thornberrys TV Show
The Wild Thornberrys
TaleSpin TV Show
TaleSpin
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters TV Show
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
Alice (2009) TV Show
Alice (2009)
Earth 2 TV Show
Earth 2
Sonic the Hedgehog TV Show
Sonic the Hedgehog
The Little Mermaid TV Show
The Little Mermaid
Cranford (UK) TV Show
Cranford (UK)
Wiseguy TV Show
Wiseguy
The Pirates of Dark Water TV Show
The Pirates of Dark Water
The Mask TV Show
The Mask
Mighty Ducks TV Show
Mighty Ducks
Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? TV Show
Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?
Teen Angel TV Show
Teen Angel
The Colour of Magic (UK) TV Show
The Colour of Magic (UK)
The Net TV Show
The Net
Family Affair TV Show
Family Affair
Mighty Max TV Show
Mighty Max
Jumanji TV Show
Jumanji
Peter Pan and the Pirates TV Show
Peter Pan and the Pirates
Teamo Supremo TV Show
Teamo Supremo
Gravedale High TV Show
Gravedale High
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad TV Show
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad
Over the Top TV Show
Over the Top
Bruno the Kid TV Show
Bruno the Kid
Fish Police TV Show
Fish Police
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
Napoleon and Love (UK) TV Show
Napoleon and Love (UK)
Showbiz Today TV Show
Showbiz Today
Life of Shakespeare (UK) TV Show
Life of Shakespeare (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Burke & Hare
2009 - Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
2008 - The Secret of Moonacre
2008 - Fly Me to the Moon
2007 - Christmas in Wonderland
2007 - The Chosen One
2006 - Garfield 2: A Tail of Two Kitties
2005 - Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream
2005 - Valiant
2004 - Kinsey
2003 - Rugrats Go Wild
2002 - The Wild Thornberrys Movie
2002 - Ritual
2002 - The Wild Thornberrys Movie
2001 - Scary Movie 2
2000 - Sorted
2000 - Four Dogs Playing Poker
2000 - Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II
1999 - Get Bruce!
1998 - The Rugrats Movie
1996 - Muppet Treasure Island
1995 - The Pebble and the Penguin
1995 - Congo
1994 - The Shadow
1993 - Loaded Weapon 1
1993 - The Three Musketeers
1992 - Passed Away
1992 - FernGully: The Last Rainforest
1992 - Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1991 - Oscar
1990 - The Hunt for Red October
1985 - Clue
1985 - Legend
1982 - Annie
1978 - The Shout
1975 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

The son of a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain, James, and his wife Patricia, a school secretary, Tim Curry studied Drama and English at Cambridge and at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors. His first professional success was in the London production of 'Hair,' followed by more work in the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Glasgow Civic Repertory Company, and the Royal Court Theatre where he created the role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show. He recreated the role in the Los Angeles and Broadway productions and starred in the screen version entitled The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). 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."

A composer and a singer, Curry toured the US and Europe with his own band and released four albums on A&M Records. 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. He lives in Los Angeles with his dog, Frank.


TRIVIA:
  • _Don't Look Now (1973)_ (qv) is one of his favorite films.
  • He was presented with an honorary citizenship of New Orleans and key to the City of New Orleans by Angela Baham, Administrative Assistant to the Chief Administrator Officer Reynard J. Rochon to Mayor Ernest Morial on October 8, 1979 following a concert in New Orleans.
  • A close friend of 'Carly Simon' (qv) and sang backing vocals on her 1979 album "Spy".
  • Was working on an album project with 'Lou Adler' (qv) in 1976. However only four songs were completed. The best is a cover of 'The Supremes' (qv)' "Baby Love." Also recorded three albums for A&M Records. "Ready My Lips" (1978), "Fearless" (1979), and "Simplicity" (1981). Though only one charting song, "I Do the Rock," both it at "Paradise Garage" [from "Fearless"] have become cult hits, having two music videos made for MTV which were often played before showings of _The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)_ (qv). His best album is often praised "Fearless," and his best songs are "Birds of a Feather," "Alan," "Sloe Gin," "I Do the Rock," "S.O.S.," "Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire," "Paradise Garage," "No Love on the Street," "Something Short of Paradise," "Working on My Tan," "Simplicity," "On a Roll," "Take Me I'm Yours," "Out of Pawn," and "I Put a Spell on You.".
  • Has voiced two royal cats, voicing Prince in "Garfield: A Tail Of Two Kitties" and The Cat King in "The Cat Returns".
  • Has a dog named Frank.
  • In a Fresh Air interview in 2005, he reported meeting 'Princess Diana' (qv). It turned out she was such a fan of _The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)_ (qv), she told him, "Thank you for completing my education.".
  • Not only was he 'Tim Burton (I)' (qv)'s second choice for the role of The Joker, he was the producers' first choice for the role in the animated television series, until 'Mark Hamill (I)' (qv) was cast. Tom Hulce succeeded him in the role of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus.


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