Thursday, September 30, 2010

Tony Curtis, Rest In Peace 1925-2010

Tony Curtis has passed away. Here's the AFP release...

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Actor Tony Curtis, best known for his role opposite Marilyn Monroe in "Some Like It Hot," has died at the age of 85, US media reported on Thursday, citing his family. A representative for Curtis' daughter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, confirmed his death to Entertainment Tonight, the television program said on its website. ABC News also reported the death.
The Brooklyn-born Curtis was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in "The Defiant Ones" with Sidney Poitier, but he was best remembered as Marilyn Monroe's cross-dressing paramour in the 1959 Billy Wilder classic "Some Like It Hot."

Remember, he was known for SO MUCH MORE. We are missing much without him. Such is life. Click on this post's title for more on Tony Curtis. Thanks.


At 9/30/2010 12:20 PM, Anonymous Nick said...

I got to meet him a few years ago, and blogged about it just a few weeks ago. Lovely man & fabulous actor.

At 9/30/2010 4:33 PM, Blogger Peter N said...

He was always a favorite to me, Nick. Thanks.

At 10/02/2010 4:43 AM, Blogger Peter N said...

And your post was tremendous!


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