Tony Curtis Dies at 85

curtis_120.jpgIf celebrity deaths come in threes, then what the hell is going on this week? Actor Tony Curtis passed away last night in his Las Vegas home after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 85. Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz) was a Hollywood icon whose career peaked in the late 50s and early 60s with performances in Sweet Smell of Success, Some Like It Hot, Spartacus and his Oscar-nominated turn in The Defiant Ones. He was married 6 times and leaves behind 6 children, including actress Jamie Lee Curtis. [NYT]



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