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Tim Curry Biography

Birth Name:
Timothy James Curry
Birth Place:
Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Father was a Methodist Chaplin with the Royal Navy
  • Gained fame as Dr
  • Frank-n-Furter in the original 1973 London production of The Rocky Horror Show
  • Although the 1975 Broadway mounting and film adaptation were both flops at the time, the movie gained a cult following and turned Curry into an underground star
  • Released three solo albums in the late '70s and early '80s
  • Sang backup on Carly Simon's 1979 album Spy
  • Is a gardening enthusiast whose Los Angeles home was featured in the 2005 Condé Nast publication The New Garden Paradise: Great Gardens of the Private World
  • A well-known voice actor, he has contributed his unmistakable timbre to numerous animated projects including The Wild Thornberrys, The Rugrats movies, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Dinosaurs, and also voices "Sir" at Walt Disney World's Alien Encounter attraction


  • James Curry -- Father
  • Patricia Curry -- Mother