Timothy James "Tim" Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, singer, composer, and voice artist, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts.
Curry first rose to prominence with his portrayal of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, reprising the role he had originated in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show. Curry garnered further acclaim for his film and television roles; as Rooster in the 1982 film adaptation of Annie, as Darkness in the 1985 film Legend, as Wadsworth in the film of the same year Clue, and as Pennywise in the 1990 horror miniseries It. Some more comedic roles include playing Mr. Hector in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and Long John Silver in Muppet Treasure Island. Other notable stage roles include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1980 Broadway production of Amadeus and as King Arthur in Spamalot in 2005.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license