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Tim Curry

Actor / Singer

Born: 19 April 1946
Birthplace: Grappenhall, England
Best known as: Dr. Frank N. Furter from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Early in his screen career, Tim Curry played Frank N. Furter in the 1975 cult movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Because of that movie's staying power, Curry continues to be best known for the role, in spite of two decades of steady work on stage and screen, including the movies The Hunt For Red October (1990, with Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin) and The Three Musketeers (1993) He has also released pop music recordings, and his distinctive voice work has appeared in dozens of television cartoons and animated feature films. His movies include Ridley Scott's Legend (1985, starring Tom Cruise), Charlie's Angels (2000, with Lucy Liu) and Kinsey (2004, starring Liam Neeson).
Extra credit:

From March-December of 2005, he played King Arthur on Broadway in the Monty Python-inspired spoof Spamalot.

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