Curry spent most of his childhood in Plymouth, Devon; but, after his father's death from pneumonia in 1958, his family moved to South London.Curry then went to boarding school and attended Kingswood School in Bath, Somerset.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.His other notable stage roles include 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.Frank-N-Furter with an English accent after listening to an English woman say, "Do you have a house in town or a house in the country," and decided, "Yes, (Dr Frank-N-Furter) should sound like the Queen." Curry originally thought the character was merely a laboratory doctor dressed in a white lab coat.
He gave me the script, and I thought, "Boy, if this works, it's going to be a smash." Originally, Curry rehearsed the character with a German accent and peroxide blond hair, and later, with an American accent.In March 2005, in an interview with Terry Gross of NPR's Fresh Air, he explains that he decided to play Dr.Timothy James "Tim" Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, voice actor and singer, 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.
I'd heard about the play because I lived on Paddington Street, off Baker Street, and there was an old gym a few doors away.
I saw Richard O'Brien in the street, and he said he'd just been to the gym to see if he could find a muscleman who could sing. " [laughs] And he told me that his musical was going to be done, and I should talk to Jim Sharman.