Tim Curry Makes A Rare Public Appearance Three Years After Suffering From A Stroke — To Receive A Lifetime Achievement Award!
On Sunday, Tim Curry made a rare public appearance at a Tony Awards viewing party in Los Angeles — three years after suffering a stroke.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show star was honored with the Actors Fund Lifetime Achievement Award!
Curry was in good spirits at the event put on by the Actors Fund — which assists with the cost and details of funerals and burials for thespians. The 69-year-old-actor jested:
"I've done a few benefits for the Actors Fund and I think it's a marvelous organization. I hope not to have to use it."
Curry's sense of humor is what he attributes to keeping him optimistic after suffering a stroke in July 2012 which damaged his ability to speak, explaining: