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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014
By United Press International
Tim Curry had stroke last July, says agent

Tim Curry had stroke last July, says agent

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Tim Curry's agent told USA Today the British actor suffered a stroke in July but is now doing "very well."

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 19, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 19, 2012.
By United Press International
Bates, Curry join 'Alice' cast

Bates, Curry join 'Alice' cast

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates, Tim Curry and Colm Meany have joined the cast of "Alice," a four-hour TV movie being shot in Vancouver, SCI FI said.
'Rocky Horror' creator not part of remake

'Rocky Horror' creator not part of remake

LONDON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- "The Rocky Horror Show" creator Richard O'Brien says he is not involved in a planned remake of the movie adaptation of his 1973 British stage musical.
'Rocky Horror' set for remake

'Rocky Horror' set for remake

LONDON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A remake of the 1975 cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" reportedly is to be co-financed by Sky Movies in England and MTV in the United States.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2008.
By United Press International

Blues guitarist takes successful risk

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A chart-topping album has showed American blues artist Joe Bonamassa that risks pay off.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, April 19, 2007.
By United Press International

'Spamalot' romps in Olivier nominations

LONDON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The musicals "Spamalot" and "Sunday in the Park with George" both took multiple nominations for the Laurence Olivier Awards in London.

Monty Python's 'Spamalot' opens in London

LONDON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The iconic comedy troupe, Monty Python's Flying Circus, reunited in London for the West End premiere of the musical "Spamalot."

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Today is Wednesday, April 19, the 109th day of 2006 with 256 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for April 17-23, 2006.
By United Press International

'Spamalot' to get new king

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- British actor Simon Russell Beale has signed on to replace Tim Curry as King Arthur in the Broadway musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot."
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Tim Curry
British actor Tim Curry attends the "Evening Standard Theatre Awards" at The Savoy Hotel in London on November 27, 2006. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Timothy James "Tim" Curry (born 19 April 1946) is an English actor, singer, composer and voice actor, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Curry first became known to film audiences with his breakthrough role as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show, reprising the role he played in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show, then later for his supporting roles as Rooster in the film adaption of Annie, Lord of Darkness in the film Legend (1985), Wadsworth in the movie Clue, as well as a starring role portraying Pennywise the Clown in the horror film It.

He played Nigel, the father in the Nickelodeon children's TV show The Wild Thornberrys. He originated the role of King Arthur in the Broadway hit Monty Python's Spamalot. He is notable for often playing or voicing villainous characters in film.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tim Curry."
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