Tony Curtis starred opposite Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon in "Some Like it Hot" — which the American Film Institute named the best comedy of the 20th century — and got an Oscar nomination for "The Defiant Ones." He also played the Boston Strangler, and has an IMDb credits list with 130 entries. Born Bernard Schwartz in The Bronx, he died Wednesday night at his home near Las Vegas at age 85. He is the father of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
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