FAREWELL TONY CURTIS

Hollywood Legend Tony Curtis Dies At 85. He died Wednesday at his Las Vegas home of a cardiac arrest. “The Defiant Ones” brought him an Oscar nomination in 1958 for his portrayal of a racist escaped convict handcuffed to a black escapee, Sidney Poitier. In 1959, he co-starred in one of the most acclaimed film comedies ever, Billy Wilder’s “Some Like It Hot.”
30 September 2010

Hollywood Legend Tony Curtis Dies At 85. He died Wednesday at his Las Vegas home of a cardiac arrest.
“The Defiant Ones” brought him an Oscar nomination in 1958 for his portrayal of a racist escaped convict handcuffed to a black escapee, Sidney Poitier.

In 1959, he co-starred in one of the most acclaimed film comedies ever, Billy Wilder’s “Some Like It Hot.”