Obituary: Tony Curtis

Actor Tony Curtis (b. Bernard Schwartz, 1925) died on September 29 in his home in Las Vegas. Best known for so many films, not least of which are Some Like It Hot, Spartacus, The Great Race, Operation Petticoat, The Great Imposter, and The Defiant Ones (his only Oscar nomination). He also appeared in some genre works, including Rosemary’s Baby, Lobster Man from Mars, The Manitou, The Mummy Lives, and an episode of Lois and Clark.