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Don't dream it, be it.

Don't dream it, be it.

Any part that makes you world famous has got to be a blessing, hasn't it?

Any part that makes you world famous has got to be a blessing, hasn't it?

I find there is something very intimate about being the voice in someone's ear when they're driving. ---->>>

I'm not a conventional leading man at all and have no wish to be. ---->>>

I've turned down a lot of roles to make time to record and tour. ---->>>

I still find it quite easy to find my way into a child's imagination. We're all Peter Pan ourselves in some respects. Everybody should keep some grip on childhood, even as a grownup. ---->>>

One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.

One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.

Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole. ---->>>

But we live in a modern world, you know, and, and also it does seem to me that if you - that whatever talents you have, it... I mean it may sound a bit absurd but I, I think it's your, absolutely your duty to resolve them, you know? ---->>>

I like risky parts - abrasive characters the audience won't necessarily like. ---->>>

The way the world is, I think a silly evening in the theatre is a good thing, to take our minds off terror. ---->>>

Contrary to popular belief, I don't just play dreadful old villains. ---->>>

I like dangerous directors who like dangerous actors and dangerous productions. ---->>>

I remember candy rationing until I was, like, 7. ---->>>

I was a huge J.M. Barrie fan as a kid, as most English children are. ---->>>

My great hero is Billie Holiday, and I've always wanted to do an album of standards with a piano-led quartet. ---->>>

My interests and obsessions have always been so wide-ranging that I keep popping my head out of different boxes as much as possible. ---->>>

When I did 'Amadeus,' I hadn't done a play for five years. And I was so happy doing it and felt so foolish that I hadn't done a play for such a long time that I wanted to go back and really kind of reach out for a classical career. ---->>>

Well, you know... I grew up in postwar Britain, when you were lucky to get anything to eat. People in America have absolutely no conception of how austere England was after the war. While you were all sort of eating butter and eggs, we were eating rabbit. That's what there was in the butcher shop. ---->>>

I love to sing. ---->>>

I moved to L.A., because that's where they point cameras at you. And that's what I'd like them to do. ---->>>

I think artists are driven by the engine of their own talent, but it's a question of what use they put it to. ---->>>

I'm good at my own company. ---->>>

In most careers, you find something you do well, and you tie an increasingly larger bow on the package. ---->>>

Kids will eat anything, won't they? ---->>>

Musicals are famous for being in a constant state of flux.

Musicals are famous for being in a constant state of flux.

Mozart was very much an arrested adolescent.

Mozart was very much an arrested adolescent.

There's nothing more daunting than a musical, but there's also no more direct line to joy. Getting there, though, is like pushing treacle up stairs. ---->>>

With a sequel, you always worry for its integrity. ---->>>

You can't stay away from the theater too long. ---->>>

I think that if you get too close to the character, if you do too much historical research, you may find yourself defending your view of a character against the author's view, and I think that's terribly dangerous. ---->>>

I want to establish a wide range and play all kinds of parts. It's that sort of acting career I really respect. I like to turn a sharp left from whatever I've done before because that keeps me awake. That's why I want to be an actor - I don't want to play endless variations on one character. ---->>>

I've worked in a few sort of 'institutional' theaters - the Royal Shakespeare, the National Theater in England - and they're hopelessly top-heavy with bureaucracy. ---->>>

My career has evolved at its own peculiar pace. American careers are supposed to have a much more singular direction than I've been able to... stomach. ---->>>

The people on the business side in the music business are kind of different from the theatre business. I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Tim Curry
Nationality: British
Born: 04-19, 1946
Birthplace: Grappenhall, Cheshire, England
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Occupation: Actor
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Timothy James Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, and singer. He is 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. 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 (wikipedia)