Timothy James "Tim" Curry (born April 19, 1946) is an English actor. He is best known for starring in movies such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Clue and doing voice work for The Wild Thornberrys. On February 28, 2013, it was announced that he would officially voice Supreme Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious after Ian Abercrombie's passing.[1]

In 1992, he voiced a character for the pilot episode of Defenders of Dynatron City, an original property created by LucasArts.



Year Title Role Notes
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Dr. Frank N. Furter
1978 The Shout Robert Graves
1980 Times Square Johnny LaGuardia
1982 Annie Rooster Hannigan
1983 The Ploughman's Lunch Jeremy Hancock
1985 Legend Lord of Darkness
Clue Wadsworth
1988 Pass the Ammo Rev. Ray Porter
1989 The Little Mermaid Additional voices Voice
1990 The Hunt for Red October Dr. Petrov
1991 Oscar Dr. Thornton Poole
1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest Hexxus Voice
Passed Away Boyd Pinter
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Mr. Hector
1993 Loaded Weapon 1 Mr. Jigsaw
The Three Musketeers Cardinal Richelieu
1994 The Shadow Farley Claymore
1995 The Pebble and the Penguin Drake Voice
Congo Herkermer Homolka
1996 Muppet Treasure Island Long John Silver
Lover's Knot Cupid's Caseworker
1997 A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge Voice
McHale's Navy Major Vladikov
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Forte Voice
1998 The Easter Story Keepers Nero Voice
Addams Family Reunion Gomez Addams Direct-to-video
The Rugrats Movie Rex Pester Voice
1999 Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost Ben Ravencroft Voice
Bartok the Magnificent The Skull Voice
Pirates of the Plain Jezebel Jack
2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker Felix Direct-to-video
Sorted Damien Kemp
Lion of Oz Captain Fitzgerald Voice
Charlie's Angels Roger Corwin
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Sumo Singer Voice
2001 Scary Movie 2 Professor Oldman
Ritual Matthew Hope
Barbie in the Nutcracker The Mouse King Voice
2002 The Scoundrel's Wife Father Antoine
I, Crocodile Crocodile Voice
Short film
The Cat Returns The Cat King Voice
English dub
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Nigel Thornberry
Col. Radcliff Thornberry
2003 Rugrats Go Wild Nigel Thornberry Voice
2004 Kinsey Thurman Rice
2005 Bailey's Billion$ Caspar Pennington
¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico El Maléfico Voice
Valiant Von Talon Voice
2006 Queer Duck: The Movie Percy Voice
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Prince Voice
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol Narrator Voice
2007 The Chosen One Lucifer Voice
Christmas in Wonderland Gordon McLoosh
Once Upon a Christmas Village Sir Evil Voice
Short film
2008 Fly Me to the Moon Igor Voice
Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King The Goblin King Voice
2009 The Secret of Moonacre Coeur De Noir
Barbie and the Three Musketeers Philippe Voice
Mythic Journeys The King Voice
2010 The North Star Narrator Voice
Short film
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! Piccadilly Voice
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures Fluffy the Cat Voice
Burke and Hare Dr. Monroe
2011 The Voyages of Young Doctor Dolittle Doctor Dolittle Voice
2012 The Outback Blacktooth Voice
Back to the Sea Kevin's Dad Voice
Strange Frame Dorlan Mig Voice
2013 Ribbit Terence Voice
Saving Christmas Nevil Baddington Voice
TBA Gingerclown 3D Gingerclown Voice
Awaiting Release


Year Title Role Notes
1968 Sinking Fish Move Sideways Waiter on Train Television debut
1970 Ace of Wands Cashier Episode: "Now You See It, Now You Don't: Part 1"
1972 The Duchess of Malfi Madman Television film
1973 Armchair Theatre Mick Episode: "Verite"
1974 Napoleon and Love Eugene Appeared in 4 episodes
1974 Play for Today Glen Episode: "Schmoedipus"
1975 Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome Television film
1977 Rock Follies of '77 Stevie Streeter Episode: "The Band Who Wouldn't Die"
1978 Will Shakespeare William Shakespeare Television miniseries
1981 Saturday Night Live Host Musical guest Meat Loaf
1982 Oliver Twist Bill Sikes Television film
1983 Video Stars Teddy Whazz Television film
1985 Ligmalion: A Musical for the 80s Eden Rothwell Esq. Television film
1985 Blue Money Larry Gormley Television film
1986 The Worst Witch The Grand Wizard Television film
1988 The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible Serpent Voice
Episode: "The Creation"
1989 Long Ago and Far Away Abel Voice
Episode: "Abel's Island"
1989 The Tracey Ullman Show Ian Miles Episode: Episode #3.11
1989 Wiseguy Winston Newquay Recurring role
Appeared in 6 episodes
1989 Paddington Bear Mr. Curry Voice
Appeared in 13 episodes
1990–1991 Peter Pan and the Pirates Captain Hook Voice
Appeared in 45 episodes
1990 Gravedale High Mr. Tutner Voice
Appeared in 3 episodes
1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda Additional voices Voice
Appeared in 1 episode
1990 Tiny Toon Adventures Prince Charles
Episode: "Europe in 30 minutes"
1990 It Pennywise Television miniseries
1990 TaleSpin Thaddeos E. Klang Voice
Appeared in 2 episodes
1991–1993 The Pirates of Darkwater Konk Voice
Appeared in 20 episodes
1991–1993 The Legend of Prince Valiant Sir Gawain Voice
Appeared in 56 episodes
1991–1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers MAL Voice
Appeared in 25 episodes
1991–1992 Darkwing Duck Taurus Bulba Voice
Appeared in 3 episodes
1991 Big Deals Christopher Nizzle Failed pilot
1992 Fish Police Sharkster Voice
Appeared in 6 episodes
1992 Capitol Critters Senator Voice
Episode: "Max Goes to Washington"
1992–1994 Dinosaurs Jean-Claude
The Devil
Chief Elder
Henri Poupon
Fox Jacket
Appeared in 7 episodes
1992 Batman: The Animated Series Henchman (credited)
Robot Clown (uncredited)
Appeared in 2 episodes
1992–1993 The Little Mermaid Evil Manta Voice
Appeared in 4 episodes
1993 Tom and Jerry Kids Additional voices Voice
Episode: "Penthouse Mouse"
1993 Roseanne Roger Appeared in 2 episodes
1993–1994 Mighty Max Skullmaster Voice
Appeared in 12 episodes
1993–1994 Sonic the Hedgehog King Acorn
Keeper of the Time Stones
Appeared in 4 episodes
1993 Tales from the Crypt Pa
Winoma Brackett
Episode: "Death of Some Salesman"
1993 Eek! The Cat Narrator Voice
Episode: "It's a Very Merry Eek's-mas"
1994–1997 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Zimbo
Additional voices
Appeared in 19 episodes
1994–1997 Duckman King Chicken
Simon Desmond
Appeared in 10 episodes
1994 Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego Dr. Gunnar Maelstrom Voice
Appeared in 3 episodes
1994 Aladdin Amok Mon-Ra
Caliph Kapok
Appeared in 3 episodes
1994 Earth 2 Gaal Recurring role
Appears in 4 episodes
1994 Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad Kilokahn Voice
Appeared in 53 episodes
1995–1996 The Mask: The Animated Series Pretorius Voice
Appeared in 14 episodes
1995–1996 Gargoyles Dr. Anton Sevarius Voice
Appeared in 7 episodes
1995–1996 The Naked Truth Sir Rudolph Haley Appeared in 2 episodes
1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues King Minos
Appeared in 2 episodes
1996 Mighty Ducks Lord Dragaunus Voice
Appeared in 3 episodes
1996–1998 Jumanji Trader Slick Voice
Appeared in 6 episodes
1996 The Story of Santa Claus Nostros, the eldest elfe Voice
Television film
1996 Quack Pack Moltoc Voice
Appeared in 2 episodes
1996 Titanic Simon Doonan Television miniseries
1997 Freakazoid! Dr. Mystico Voice
Episode: "Island of Dr. Mystico"
1997 Lexx "Poet Man" Episode: "Supernova"
1997 Casper Pianist Voice
Episode: "Stinkie Time Theatre"
1997 Over the Top Simon Ferguson Main role
Appeared in 12 episodes
1997 Teen Angel The Frog Voice
Episode: "Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog"
1997 Doom Runners Dr. Kao Television film
1998 The Net "The Sorcerer" Voice
Appeared in 9 episodes
1998–2004 The Wild Thornberrys Nigel Thornberry Voice
Appeared in 92 episodes
1998 Voltron: The Third Dimension Prince Lotor
King Alfor
Appeared in 23 episodes
1998 Madness Reigns King Nicholas Failed pilot
1999, 2003-2004 Hey Arnold Leichliter Voice
Appeared in 3 episodes
1999 Xyber 9: New Dawn King Renard Voice
Appeared in 18 episodes
1999 Jackie's Back Edward Whatsett St. John Television film
1999–2000 Rude Awakening Martin Crisp Recurring Role
Appeared in 6 episodes
1999 The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot Dr. Neugog Voice
Episode: "The Inside Scoop"
1999 Recess Dr. Slicer Voice
Episode: "Prickly is Leaving"
1999 The Titanic Chronicles Officer Lightoller Television film
1999 The Unbelievables Role Unknown Failed pilot
2000 Martial Law The One Voice
Appears in 3 episodes
2000 Courage the Cowardly Dog Goose God Voice
Episode: "The God's Must be Goosey"
2000 Batman Beyond Mutro Botho Voice
Episode: "Final Cut"
2000 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd The Rottweiler Voice
Episode: "Big Dog"
2000 Bette Himself Episode: "Or Not to Be"
2000–2001 Redwall Slagar the Cruel Voice
Appeared in 13 episodes
2001 Attila Theodosius II Television miniseries
2001 Gary & Mike Killer Voice
Episode: "Crisscross"
2001 Teacher's Pet Spooky Voice
Episode: "The Tale of the Telltale Taffy"
2001 Wolf Girl Harley Dune Television film
2002–2003 Teamo Supremo Laser Pirate
Dastardly Dentist
Appeared in 3 episodes
2002 Samurai Jack Worm 1 Voice
Episode: "Jack Tales"
2002 Ozzy & Drix Nick O'Teen
Scarlet Fever
Appeared in 2 episodes
2002–2003 Family Affair Mr. Giles French Main role
Appeared in 16 episodes
2003–2005 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Professor Finbarr Calamitous Voice
Appeared in 5 episodes
2003 K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments Hazzaka Voice
Episode: "The Not-So-Golden Calf"
2003 Chalkzone Jacko Voice
Episode: "Snap's Nightmare"
2003 The Proud Family Pervical Voice
Episode: "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
2004 Monk Dale "The Whale" Biederbeck Episode: "Mr. Monk Goes to Jail"
2004 Will & Grace Marion Finster Appeared in 2 episodes
2004 Higglytown Heroes Libraian Hero Voice
Appeared in 2 episodes
2005 Duck Dodgers Magnificent Rogue Voice
Episode: "Villainstruck"
2005 Loonatics Unleashed Ringmaster Voice
Episode: "My Life is a Circus"
2006 The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide Professor Finbarr Calamitous Voice
Television film
2006 Eloise: The Animated Series Mr. Salamone Voice
Appears in 6 episodes
2007 Psych Nigel St. Nigel Episode: "American Duos"
2008 Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic Trymon Television film
2008-2012 Phineas and Ferb Stubbings
Dr. Lloyd Wexler
Worthington Dubois
Appeared in 2 episodes
2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot Lord Greville Boynton Episode: "Appointment with Death"
2008 Ben 10: Alien Force Dr. Joseph Chadwick
Knight #2
Episode: "Pet Project"
2009 Alice Dodo Television miniseries
2009 Return to Cranford Signor Brunoni Television miniseries
2010 Criminal Minds Billy Flynn Episodes: "Our Darkest Hour" and "The Longest Night"
2010 Regular Show Hot Dog Leader
Master Prank Caller #2
Appeared in 2 episodes
2012–2013 Young Justice Glorious Godfrey Voice
Appeared in 6 episodes
2012–present Transformers: Rescue Bots Doctor Morocco Voice
Appeared in 4 episodes
2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Arugula
Appeared in 2 episodes
2012–present Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja The Sorcerer Voice
Appeared in 5 episodes
2012-2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Supreme Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious Voice
Appeared in several episodes

Video games[]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers Gabriel Knight Voice
1994 Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger Melek
1996 Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster Doctor Victor Frankenstein
Muppet Treasure Island Long John Silver
Toonstruck Count Nefarious Voice
1997 Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private Dick King Chicken Voice
The Day the World Broke Decanter Voice
1999 Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned Gabriel Knight Voice
2000 Sacrifice Stratos, the God of Air Voice
2002 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Satan Voice
Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights Mastermind Voice
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket Voice
2005 Nicktoons Unite! Professor Finbarr Calamitous Voice
2007 Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots Professor Finbarr Calamitous Voice
2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Premier Anatoly Cherdenko
2009 Brütal Legend Emperor Doviculus Voice
Dragon Age: Origins Arl Rendon Howe Voice


Year Title
1991 The Old Contemptibles
1992 The Man With a Load of Mischief
The Anodyne Necklace
The Old Silent
1993 The Horse You Came In On
Nightmares & Dreamscapes
Night Over Water
The Dirty Duck
A Dangerous Fortune
1994 Taltos
1995 Cry to Heaven
The Island of the Day Before
Rainbow's End
Foucault's Pendulum
The Silver Lining: A Collection of Poems
1996 Anything Considered
1997 The Case Has Altered
1998 Belladonna
1999 Dune: House Atreides
2000 John Lanchester#Bibliography
Dune: House Harkonnen
2001 Dune: House Corrino
Morgan's Run
Music of Spheres
The Bad Beginning
The Reptile Room
2002 Sabriel
2003 Abhorsen
The Ersatz Elevator
The Vile Village
2004 The Hostile Hospital
2005 The Carnivorous Carnival
The Slippery Slope
The Grim Grotto
The Penultimate Peril
2006 The End
Peter and Wendy
Peter Pan in Scarlet
2008 Not in the Flesh
2010 Portobello
A Christmas Carol
2011 A Journey to the Center of the Earth
2012 Dracula

Star Wars voice work[]

Notes and references[]

  1. Young, Brian: Exclusive: Tim Curry Joins Star Wars (2013-02-28). The Huffington Post. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016.

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