Tony Curtis died
Jamie Lee Curtis, his daughter, has confirmed his death. She told Entertainment Tonight:
“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 Curtis died on Wednesday night at his home in Nevada.
Tony was born Bernhard Schwartz on June 3, 1925 and was married six times in his lifetime. Jill Vandenberg Curtis was his current wife, they had been married 12-years.
Tony Curtis starred in more than 100 films, he was most famous for ‘Some Like it Hot’ with Marilyn Monroe’ and ‘The Defiant Ones’ with Sidney Poitier for which he earned an Academy Award nomination.