Tony Curtis – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Tony Curtis
Nickname Tony
Gender Male
Date of Birth June 3, 1925
Full Name Bernard Schwartz
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Date of Death September 29, 2010
Place of Death Henderson, Nevada, United States
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest
Birthplace The Bronx, New York, United States
Religion Judaism
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 32-26-12 Inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 6 Feet 0 Inches (1.83 m)
Weight 76 kg (168 lbs)
Waist 26 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Blue
Shoe Size 12 US

An American actor, Tony Curtis was born on 3rd June 1925 and died on 29th September 2010. He spent six decades in the acting line and made his career prolific.

During the 1950s and 1960s, he reached the height of his popularity. The actor has appeared in more than 100 films in roles ranging from light comedy to serious drama. The actor also appeared in numerous television shows in his later years.

Career

Although, Tony Curtis got many acting gigs during the early years of his career as his good looks and charming persona was enough to win the hearts of many.

He took the advantage and gave fantabulous performances in the latter half of the 1950s and became famous for demonstrating the wide range of roles in numerous drama and comedy projects.

Throughout his extensive showbiz career, the actor acted in a series of mediocre films, such as; swashbucklers, westerns, light comedies, sports movies, and a musical.

He is still remembered for the role played in the movie named ‘Houdini’ released in 1953. In the film, Tony Curtis acted alongside his wife Janet Leigh.

However, the veteran, a late actor made his name and became popular for his progressive career. Still, he is living in the millions of hearts.

Achievements

Tony Curtis won innumerable awards and also earned several nominations. Among many, some of them are prominent including Bravo Otto Awards, Bambi Awards, and many more are on the list.

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Tony Curtis Education

School: Seward Park Campus, Manhattan, New York City

College: City College (CUNY) Of The City University Of New York, Manhattan, New York City

Tony Curtis Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Some Like It Hot

Debut:

Film: Criss Cross
Television: Allen in Movieland

Net Worth: USD $60 Million Approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Emanuel Schwartz

Mother: Helen Schwartz

Brother: Julius Schwartz, Robert Schwartz

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Jill Vandenberg Curtis (1998 – 2010), Lisa Deutsch (1993 – 1994), Andrea Savio (1984 – 1992), Leslie Curtis (1968 – 1982), Christine Kaufmann (1963 – 1968) and Janet Leigh (1951 – 1962)

No. of Children: 6 Children

Son: Nicholas Curtis, Ben Curtis

Daughter: Alexandra Curtis, Kelly Curtis, Allegra Curtis, Jamie Lee Curtis

Past Relationships:

Terry Moore (1954)
Wanda Hendrix (1950)
Eileen Howe (1950)
Marilyn Monroe (1950 – 1960)
Debee Ashby (1984)
Natalie Wood (1960 – 1961)
Gloria DeHaven (1954)
Suzan Ball
Anita Ekberg
Nina Hartley
Yvonne De Carlo
Mamie Van Doren
Jeanne Carmen
Danyel Cheeks
Kitten Natividad
Sharon Farrell

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