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Tony Curtis

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Birthday
3, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 29, 2010 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1925
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 29, 2010 (85)

About

Acclaimed actor who starred in Some Like It Hot. His career, which spanned six decades, included roles on Spartacus, Operation Petticoat, and The Defiant Ones.

Before Fame

He worked on a submarine while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Trivia

He was born Bernard Schwartz, but changed his name after signing a deal with Universal Pictures.

Family Life

He married actress Janet Leigh in 1951. He had two sons and four daughters, one of whom is actress Jamie Lee Curtis.

Associated With

He was inspired by Cary Grant's patriotic submarine movies to volunteer for the submarine force.