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Tim Curry (born April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Warrington) is an English actor, voice artist, and singer, known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts.
Curry is an English actor best known for starring in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and other films including The Three Musketeers, Congo, Charlie's Angels and Legend. His other animated credits include Nigel in the Nickelodeon sitcom The Wild Thornberrys.
Among his DCAU roles, Curry voiced Mutro Botha in the Batman Beyond episode, "Final Cut". He was originally cast as the Joker on Batman: The Animated Series but was replaced by Mark Hamill. Paul Dini recounts in the book Batman Animated that they missed the character's chaotic mood swings and sadistic playfulness in his performance.