MUSIC NEWS- Actor Tim Curry, best known for his work in Rocky Horror Picture Show continues to recover after suffering a major stroke last July. He's been on the mend at his home in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, CA. The British performer, 67, is said to be 'doing great' following the collapse last year. Curry rose to fame as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the cult musical and went on to a successful stage and film career.
Few details were available about the stroke when it occured, and sources close to the actor refused to comment on the suggestion that the stroke has made it difficult for Mr Curry to speak.
But now we hear that 'Tim is doing great,' said his longtime Los Angeles agent Marcia Hurwitz. 'He absolutely can speak and is recovering at this time and in great humor', she added. Curry's agent Marcia Hurwitz has now told US press that the stroke in fact happened "last July". She spoke to USA Today after news reports circulated this week about his on going medical problem.
"He has been going to physical therapy, doing very well and in great humor. He thanks everyone for sending him good wishes," Ms Hurwitz said.
In additon to his ROCKY HORROR role, Curry's been on the big screen in The Hunt for Red October, Oscar, The Three Musketeers and Muppet Treasure Island. He also played Pennywise the clown in It, the 1990 TV miniseries based on Stephen King's novel and was King Arthur in the Broadway hit Spamalot.