Tim Curry is a British actor and musician who has had supporting roles in numerous major Hollywood feature films, including Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). Curry often plays sardonic, humorous and slightly dislikable characters. He was previously a rock musician. One of Curry's best known roles was "Dr. Frank N. Furter" in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).
From: B. Thomas, "Tim Curry" biography, 31 October 1995, on "The Official Rocky Horror Picture Show" website (http://www.rockyhorror.com/proftim.html; viewed 12 November 2005):
Born in Cheshire, England on April 19, 1946, the son of a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain, James, and his wife Patricia, a school secretary, Tim Curry was a boy soprano in the church at the age of six, and began his performing career doing Shakespeare at the age of ten. He studied drama and English at Cambridge and at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors. His first professional success was in the London production of Hair, where he appeared for fifteen months from 1968 to early 1970...
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