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Tim Curry-Wiki, Movies, Wife, TV Shows, Net Worth, Age, Kids, Height

Published On Fri Nov 19 2021   Modified On Fri Nov 19 2021
Tim Curry-Wiki, Movies, Wife, TV Shows, Net Worth, Age, Kids, Height


    Tim Curry-Wiki, Movies, Wife, TV Shows, Net Worth, Age, Kids, Height

    It’s difficult to say which of Tim Curry’s work is best known because he has done so many iconic roles as an actor and also charted with some of his singles as a rock star. From the eccentric Dr. Frank N Furter in the cult-classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” to the horror movie legend Pennywise in IT (1990) he has had a lot of diverse roles.

    In fact, he has also acted as Professor Oldman in the spoof film Scary Movie 2 in 2001 and Mr. Hector in the comedy Home Alone 2: Lost in New York working alongside Macaulay Culkin and filling the antagonist's role formerly masterfully played by Joe Pesci.

    Additionally, he also worked as a voice actor in some animated features. These years of work have made him a multimillionaire who is worth $14 million as of January 2020.

    The Now Multimillionaire Started His Career On Stage

    Curry had little experience as an actor in 1968 and he rarely attended classes at the drama school he was enrolled in, so he had to lie about his experiences to get the part in the musical Hair. He himself admitted that he had to lie to get the job.

    Curry as Dr. Frank-N-Furter on Rocky Horror Picture ShowSource: Pinterest

    During the production, he met Richard O'Brien who later wrote the role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter for Tim. Then, another one of his notable roles came in 1990 in the film The Hunt for Red October where he got to work alongside the legendary Sean Connery.

    Additionally, He has also done work on TV in some shows like Ace of Wands, Saturday Night Live where he appeared in an episode with Eddie Murphy.

    In the 1970s and 1980s, he also did a lot of work for the theater. Later, in 2004 he got the part of King Arthur in Monty Python’s Spamalot. The show went on to earn more than $1 million from tickets in the first 24 hours.

    Income Sources And Earnings

    Tim Curry’s exact income per year is not made public as of January 2020. The minimum salary for a theater actor as per Chron is around $1,145.70 per week; however, an esteemed actor such as Curry surely earns in six figures.

    Similarly, on-screen actors earn an average of $39.84 per hour as per the same source.

    Does The Star Live A Lavish Life In Expensive Houses?

    Curry is known for restoring old houses and flipping them. In fact, he once sold a Spanish styled mansion for $3.2 million in April 2014. The home was constructed in 1928 in Spanish design and covers 3,365 square feet.

    The Spanish styled house sold by Tim CurrySource: Pinterest

    The villa features a study/office, a den, a breakfast room, four bedrooms, and four bathrooms. David Hyde Pierce sold him the house for $2 million in 2006. According to calculations at SmartAsset. The rough estimate for the yearly tax of this property is $24,160.

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    Short Biography

    Tim Curry was born Timothy James Curry on 19 April 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England to James Curry and Patricia Curry. He is 73 years old as of January 2020 and is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm). 

    Tim Curry was placed in a wheelchair after suffering a huge stroke in 2012Source: ABC News

    His dad died when he was 12 years old in 1958 and his mother passed away in 1990 after struggling with lung cancer for 2 years. His sister passed away from a brain tumor in 2001.

    As a child, he attended Kingswood School and later joined the University of Birmingham. He graduated from the university in 1968 with a combined degree in Drama and English.

    Curry has never been married as of January 2020 and he does not have any children from his relationships. He was in a relationship with Marcia Hurwitz in 2005 who was his agent. There is no additional information about his past relationships.

    He suffered a stroke in his Los Angeles home in July 2012.