Tim Dry is a UK based Artist.
Tim Dry is a writer, mime, actor, musician and photographic artist, best known for playing two characters in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (‘J’Quille – Whiphid’ and ‘Mon Calamari Officer’), the alien in cult ‘80s Sci Fi/horror movie Xtro and for being half of a duo, Tik and Tok, that popularized robotic mime in the UK in the 1980s.They appeared on 26 TV shows in the UK, recorded 5 singles and 2 albums and performed with Duran Duran, Gary Numan, Ultravox, Adam & The Ants, Cliff Richard and Depeche Mode amongst others. Tim has been featured in over 90 TV Commercials, had roles in TV and film and played the leads in Steven Berkoff’s Harry’s Christmas and Moliere’s School For Wives on the London Stage. TV appearances include Father Ted, The Bill, Casualty, Goodbye Mr Steadman and The 10th Kingdom. Recent film roles are Pier Pressure and Le Accelerator.
Tim is the author of two published books of memoirs:Falling Upwards – Scenes From A life and Continuum – The Star Wars Phenomenon As Experienced From The Inside. His first novella, entitled Ricochet was released in February 2015 by the Spectral Press imprint Theatrum Mundi. He also has short stories in three Horror anthologies published by Western Legends Press.Namely:O is for Onokentaura in The Bestiarum Vocabulum, N is for Nostophobia in Phobophobias and A is for Annis in The Grimorium Verum. Lycopolis Press published his story Interview With Nybbas in their anthology Demonology in 2015. All of which were compiled and edited by Dean M Drinkel. The 2016 anthology of poems and short stories influenced by the life and work of the late David Bowie entitled 47 – 16 featured Tim’s story Inside. Tim’s tale Leo was published in the anthology The Thirteen Signs, published by again edited by Dean M Drinkel, in 2016. A story by Tim entitled The Fall can be found in Whirling World anthology of industrial horror . Tim has also contributed articles for Forbes magazine, Film Review annual and Film Rage magazine. He wrote the text for the illustrated book Detroit Rising that is to be made into a feature length movie in 2017.