Tony Curtis

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Tony Curtis Didn't Leave Kids a Dime

He disinherited all 5 just months before death

(Newser) - Jamie Lee Curtis eulogized her father Tony at his funeral last year—but just five months before his death , Curtis had disinherited Jamie Lee and his other four children. Inside Edition has a copy of the will, which lists his children by name … then says, “I acknowledge the... More »

Tony Curtis Is Not Alone in His Casket

Actor was buried with gold coins, an iPhone, and a single Percocet tablet

(Newser) - Wherever Tony Curtis ends up after his death, he will have some gold coins, sketchbooks, and a DVD of film clips to keep him busy. Curtis was buried yesterday with plenty of celebrities (including daughter Jamie Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger, both of whom gave spirited eulogies) in attendance, and his... More »

Tony Curtis Dead at 85

Screen legend passes away at Vegas home

(Newser) - Tony Curtis, the screen icon best known for starring in Some Like It Hot with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon, has died of cardiac arrest aged 85 at his Las Vegas home. His daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis, confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that her father had passed away. Curtis—who appeared... More »

Comic Soupy Sales Dead at 83

Always willing to take a pie in the face, he battled a variety of illnesses

(Newser) - Soupy Sales, the rubber-faced comedian whose anything-for-a-chuckle career was built on 20,000 pies to the face and 5,000 live TV appearances across a half-century of laughs, died tonight at 83. A longtime friend said Sales died at a hospice in New York, which he entered last week as... More »

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