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Timothy James Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor and singer. He is known for working in a diverse range of theatre, film, and television, most often portraying villainous characters. Curry rose to prominence with his portrayal of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), reprising the role he had originated in the 1973 London and the 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show. His other stage work includes various roles in the original West End production of Hair, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1980 Broadway production of Amadeus, the Pirate King in the 1982 West End production of The Pirates of Penzance, Alan Swann in the Broadway production of My Favourite Year, and King Arthur in Broadway and West End productions of Spamalot from 2005 to 2007. Curry received further acclaim for his film and television roles, including as Rooster Hannigan in the film adaptation of Annie (1982), as Darkness in the fantasy film Legend (1985), as Wadsworth in the mystery comedy film Clue (1985), as Pennywise the Dancing Clown in the horror miniseries It (1990), as the Concierge in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), and Long John Silver in Muppet Treasure Island (1996). Curry has also gained acclaim as a voice actor. His roles in animation include Captain Hook on the Fox series Peter Pan & the Pirates (1990–1991), Hexxus in the fantasy film FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Sir Nigel Thornberry on the Nickelodeon series The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004) and Palpatine on Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2013–2014). Description above from the Wikipedia article Tim Curry, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Friday, April 19, 1946, Grappenhall, Warrington, England, UK
1985 ClueWadsworth 1985 LegendLord of "Darkness" 1990 The Hunt for Red OctoberDr. Yevgeniy Petrov 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkConcierge 1993 The Three MusketeersCardinal Richelieu 1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted ChristmasForte (voice) 1998 The Rugrats MovieRex Pester (voice) 1998 Addams Family ReunionGomez Addams 2000 Charlie's AngelsRoger Corwin 2001 Scary Movie 2Prof. Oldman 2001 Barbie in the NutcrackerMouse King (voice) 2002 The Wild Thornberrys MovieNigel Thornberry (voice) 2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two KittiesPrince (voice) 2008 Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin KingThe Goblin King (voice) 2009 Barbie and the Three MusketeersPhilippe (voice)Limited to the 15 most popular items