Tim Curry Reportedly Suffers Stroke, Recovering at Home
According to the Daily Mail and TMZ, stage and screen star Tim Curry, 67, reportedly suffered a stroke in his Hollywood Hills home last night. Curry was taken to the hospital, but is now 'doing great,' according to agent Marcia Hurwitz.
The famed British actor was allegedly having trouble speaking following the collapse, but has pulled through and returned to his home. "He absolutely can speak and is recovering at this time and in great humour," Hurwitz said.
Tim Curry was previuosly in the West End in 2006 playing King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot, a role he created on Broadway. For The National Theatre his credits include The Threepenny Opera, Love for Love and The Rivals. He played Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show both in the West End and on Broadway. On Broadway his theatre work includes Amadeus, My Favourite Year and Travesties. His many film credits include Burke and Hare, Kinsey, Addams Family Reunion, Congo, The Hunt for Red October, Legend, Annie and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. In addition to appearing extensively on various television series, his credits include Cranford, The Colour of Magic, Poirot, Criminal Minds, Will and Grace, Stephen King's It, Wiseguy and Oliver Twist. Curry's voice can be heard in countless animated films and television programmes, numerous audio books and several albums.
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