TONY CURTIS
(Bernard Schwartz)
 
* 03. June 1925 (in New York)

+ 29. September 2010 (in Henderson, Nevada)
 
OSCARNOMINEE
 

1958 as John 'Joker' Jackson in 'The Defiant Ones'

 
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I liked him most in 'The Defiant Ones' (1958), 'Some Like It Hot' (1959) and 'Spartacus' (1960)

his parents were Emanuel and Helen Schwartz, his father had a tailor store

Tony had a brother, Julius (* 1929 - +1938) who died in 1938 when he was hit by a truck - young Tony had to identify him in hospital, because his parents didn't have the courage to go and see their dead son

Tony had another brother, Robert (* 1940 - + 1992)

was marriad to Jill Vandenberg (marriage was on 6. November 1998 until his death)

was formerly married to: Janet Leigh (1951 - 1962, divorced), Christine Kaufmann (1963 - 1967, divorced), Leslie Allen (1968 - 1982, divorced), Andrea Savio (1984 - 1992, divorced) and Lisa Deutsch (1993 - 1994, divorced)

he has 2 daughters with Leigh: actress Jamie Lee (* 22. November 1958) and actress Kelly Lee (* 17. June 1956)

he has 2 daughters with Kaufmann: Alexandrea (* 1964) and Allegra (* 1966)

he has 2 sons with Allen: Nicholas (*1971 - + 2. July 1994 - he died of a heroin overdose) and Benjamin (* 1973)
 
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