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Tim Curry

Acclaimed British actor and two-time Tony Award nominee Tim Curry first came to the attention of American audiences in the cult phenomenon THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW which was his motion picture debut. He has gone on to a diverse career with film credits that include CHARLIE'S ANGELS, SCARY MOVIE 2, THE SCOUNDREL'S WIFE, ADDAMS FAMILY REUNION, MCHALE'S NAVY, THE MUPPETS' TREASURE ISLAND, CONGO, THE SHADOW, THE THREE MUSKETEERS, LOADED WEAPON 1, HOME ALONE 2, PASSED AWAY, OSCAR, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, PASS THE AMMO, CLUE, LEGEND, THE PLOUGHMAN'S LUNCH, ANNIE, TIMES SQUARE and THE SHOUT.

On television, Curry has been seen in numerous mini-series and telefilms including starring as Will Shakespeare in Life of Shakespeare and in Attila for USA Network. Other television credits include Jackie's Back! for Lifetime, Titanic for CBS, It for ABC, The Worst Witch for HBO and Oliver Twist, for CBS. He also starred in several films for the BBC: Three Men in a Boat directed by Stephen Frears, Napoleon and Love and Schmoedipus. Curry was part of the initial cast of Family Affair and Over the Top, a series regular on Wiseguy, and has had recurring roles in Showtime's Rude Awakening and Earth 2. He has also been a guest host of Saturday Night Live.

In theater, Curry earned Tony Award nominations for his Broadway roles in Amadeus, for which he played Mozart, and My Favorite Year. On the London stage, Curry has starred in the Royal National Theater productions Pirates of Penzance, The Rivals, Love for Love and The Threepenny Opera. Curry also starred in both the London and Broadway productions of The Rocky Horror Show.

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Tim Curry Facts

Birth Name Timothy James Curry
BirthdayApril 19, 1946 (77)
BirthplaceCheshire, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Tim Curry compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Attila (2001)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
The Shadow (1994)
FernGully (1992)
Stephen King's It (1990)
Legend (1986)
Clue (1985)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) user recommendation as Dr. Frank N Furter
Home Alone 2 - Lost in New York
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