Happy birthday, Tim Curry! The English character actor, acclaimed on stage and screen, is 65 years old today. Let’s pause for a moment to silently celebrate his myriad voice-over and FMV contributions to the world of computer games.
Here he is, hamming it up with both class and gusto in 2008’s Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3:
Update: Aww! I really like Luke Plunkett’s commemoration of Tim Curry’s Special Day over at Kotaku! A lot of fun clippy-clips there (and none of them are Gabriel Knight which, beloved as that work may be, is really too obvious a go-to, IMO). As my mom always writes in her emails, “Smiley face!” I love these clips! Go see!