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Friday, October 1, 2010

Actor Tony Curtis Died; He was 85. (Jamie Lee Curtis' father)

Legendary actor Tony Curtis (real name Bernard Schwartz), father of actress Jamie Lee Curtis, has died due to cardiac arrest at his home in Las Vegas (September 29). Tony had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which led to the heart attack. 

His daughter Jamie Lee Curtis issued a statement, "My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages. He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in laws who were devoted to him. He also leaves behind fans all over the world. He will be greatly missed."
Tony appeared in such films as "Sweet Smell of Success" and "Some Like It Hot" with co-stars Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon. He earned an Oscar nod for 1958's The Defiant Ones.

In the love department, Tony was married six times.
  • Janet Leigh
  • Christine Kaufmann
  • Leslie Allen
  • Andria Savio
  • Lisa Deutsch
  • Jill Vandenberg Curtis (current wife whom he married in 1998)

[Phoos courtesy by - AP]

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