Tony Curtis Didn't Leave Kids a Dime

He disinherited all 5 just months before death
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 9, 2011 8:58 AM CST
Updated Mar 9, 2011 10:32 AM CST
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis places a flower on the casket of her father Hollywood legend Tony Curtis at the Palm Mortuary and Cemetery, Green Valley in Las Vegas on October 4, 2010.   (Getty Images)
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(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 existence of my children … and have intentionally and with full knowledge chosen not to provide for them.” Curtis left the entire estate to his widow Jill—his fifth wife and not the mother of any of his children, the Telegraph notes. One of Curtis’ daughters contested the will, but was denied by the court. (Read more Tony Curtis stories.)

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