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Tim Curry ‘doing well’ nearly 3 years after suffering stroke

Tim Curry, pictured in 2011 (left) and on June 7, 2015 (right). Getty Images

TORONTO — Actor Tim Curry made a rare public appearance Sunday night — nearly three years after suffering a stroke.

The 67-year-old showed up for a Tony Awards viewing party in Los Angeles in a wheelchair.

“I’m doing well,” he told Los Angeles Magazine, which noted his speech has slowed slightly.

Curry said keeping his sense of humour is “absolutely vital.”

“It’s not tough to maintain,” he said. “It is just part of my DNA.”

Tim Curry, pictured in the 1975 movie ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show.’.

Curry, who is perhaps best known for playing Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, suffered a stroke in July 2012. His condition wasn’t made public until May 2013.

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Curry has had a long career in TV and films and on stage.

In recent years, he has focused on voicing animated characters in projects like Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Wild Thornberrys.

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