Mr. Rocky Horror Show… Mr. Tim Curry is recovery after experiencing a major stroke at his home in L.A. on the Hollywood Hills during the Thursday night, May 23, 2013.
The now. 67 year old actor was in his Spanish villa-like home when his stroke happened. His Tim Curry’s agent, Marcia Hurwitz, was asked for comments by the U.K. newspaper and her responce to the situation was, “Tim is doing great. He absolutely can speak and is recovering at this time and in great humor.”
Most known as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a character in the movie called, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” that the british actor originated back in ’73 and ’74 for the production that both held in London and L.A. The musical “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” put him on the map to stardom. He has many health issues over the years and has even noted health issues as a reason to turn down recent roles to on stage and film jobs.
He grew up in London and was a huge star there over the many years of his acting carreer. His mother Patrica, who was a school teacher and his father was a devoted Methodist chaplin but dies when the actor was just twelve. His mother has also passed after a tumor affected her brain in 2001. Curry graduated from Birmingham University in 1968 and immediately got his first acting role in the musical “Hair,” in 1968. The first ackolegements award came in 1981 when he was nominated for a Tony for his role in Amadeus. He was also known for his role in the 1987 Me and My Girl. One of his best known stage roles was in Spamalot, playing King Arthur. Some more relevant things that he his known for are his roles in Annie, Charlie’s Angels, and Home Alone 2.
Recent roles include “What About Dick?” with Russell Brand and Tracey Ullman. His voice roles include “The Wild Thornberrys,” “Voltron: The Third Dimension,” “Mighty Ducks” and “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.”
Now that he is on bedrest and recovery, we will soon have updates on Mr. Curry.