Manhattan, New York City,New York, USA
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Some Like It Hot
Place of Death
Henderson, Nevada, USA
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Bernard Schwartz, better known as Tony Curtis, started his career at the movies in 1949 coming from the theatre using at first James Curtis and later Anthony Curtis as names. He always tried to work in various genres in order to avoid being typecast. In the genre of comedy one has to mention e.g. Goodbye Charlie (1964) and at the adventures e.g. The Vikings (1958). That he is also able to play more complex and psychological roles he showed in The Boston Strangler (1968). Curtis also produced some movies and appeared after 1973 several times in different TV productions. His daughter Jamie Lee Curtis with his first wife Janet Leigh has followed her father successfully into the movie business.
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Bernard Herschel Schwartz
Lew Wasserman, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Yvonne DeCarlo, Natalie Woods, Heather Sills, Frank Sinatra, Jack Warner, Sophie Rosenstein, Bobby Friedman, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Hugh Hefner, Marilyn Monroe, Gloria DeHaven, Suzanne Pleshette, Robert Wagner, Billy Wilder, Audrey Wilder, Warren Cowan, Luz Garcia, Larry Storch, Gene Kilroy, Rory Calhoun, Lita Baron
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Shelley Winters (Tony's Cousin)
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Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades but who achieved the height of his popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. In his later years, Curtis made numerous television appearances.
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Seward Park Campus, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
City College (CUNY) Of The City University Of New York, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Helen (née Klein)
Jamie Lee Curtis (Daughter), Kelly Curtis (Daughter)
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www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59410614, www.nndb.com/people/005/000022936/, www.tonycurtis.com/page/page/8747138.htm
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