Tim Curry

Timothy James Curry, better known as Tim Curry was born on 19th April, 1946 in Grappenhall, England and is born to a Methodist Royal Navy captain and a school secretary. At a very early age, he stunned people around him by his singing talents and performed in a church choir as a boy soprano when he was 6 six years old. He later attended Birmingham University and studied Literature and Performing arts.

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But, Curry Realized his interest in acting and joined a theatre as a professional. Since then he has performed in many movies and TV shows. He made his theatre debut in “Hair” in the year 1968 in a West End Production and played a character of Woof. In the same year, he acted in TV with small roles.

The year 1973 came as his best time and he set his career-defining role in a stage Production “The Rocky Horror Picture” and played a role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. The success of the movie won Curry lifetime fame and the success of the show compelled Curry to make a few changes and again released it as a movie in the year 1975 and became a favorite of many. He further acted in the play “Travesties” and released three albums in the next year, but he always got remained famous for his role in “Rocky Horror”.

In the year 1980, Curry took a major step in enhancing his profile. He, for the first, got nominated for Tony Award in the year in the year 1981 for his titular musical performances in “Amadeus” and acted in the movie “Annie” in the next where he was seen playing the role and further acted in the movie “Clue’ and appeared in season 2 of the drama “Wiseguy”.

In the year 1990, he played a role of murderous clown in the TV series “It” and won a Daytime Emmy Award for giving the voice to the character of Captian Hook in “Peter Pan and the Pirates” which was released in the year 1991. He for the second time got nominated for his performances in “My favorite Year”. He was also appreciated for his role in “The Three Musketeers” in the year 1993 and acted in “Muppet Treasure Island” in the year 1996. He also continued to give his voice for a cartoon series like “Sonic the Hedgehog” and “The Rugrats Movie” in 1998.

He further appeared in a blockbuster movie “Charlie’s Angels” in the year 2000 and continued voicing for different characters like two “Rugrats” which was a sequel. Apart from appearing in movies, he also became famous for appearing in Tv shows like “Psych” and “Criminal Minds”

Curry has kept his personal life a well-hidden affair, leaving only little in known like he lives alone in his villa, designed in a colonial style in Hollywood Hills. He is not yet married, but dated a few women in life and his relationship with his girlfriend Marcia Hurwitz was a talk of the town for quite a time. His success has also been manifested in his earning and his estimated net worth is somewhere $14 million USD. In recent years, the actor has shown some sign of declining health.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 19 Apr, 1946
Age: 74 yrs
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Grappenhall
residence: Toluca Lake
Education: University of Birmingham
Gender: Male
Description: English actor, comedian and singer
Net Worth 2021: 14 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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