Tony Curtis (* 3. Juni in New York City; † September in Henderson, Nevada), bürgerlich Bernard Schwartz, war ein US-amerikanischer. Schwere Vorwürfe machte sich Curtis zum Beispiel über seine Vaterrolle. „Ich habe als Vater versagt. Das muss ich heute sagen.“ Was ihn besonders. Im Kino spielte Tony Curtis strahlende Helden, doch sein Leben glich einem schlechten Film. Seine Tochter Allegra erinnert sich.
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Tony Curtis, bürgerlich Bernard Schwartz, war ein US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, Maler, Autor und Künstler. Seine Frisur, der „Curtis Cut“ – das als Schmalztolle mit viel Pomade „gebändigte“ Haar –, war in den er Jahren stilgebend für. Tony Curtis (* 3. Juni in New York City; † September in Henderson, Nevada), bürgerlich Bernard Schwartz, war ein US-amerikanischer. Sie ist die Schwester von Kelly Curtis und die Halbschwester von Alexandra und Allegra Curtis aus Tony Curtis' Ehe mit Christine Kaufmann. Seit ist sie mit. Im Kino spielte Tony Curtis strahlende Helden, doch sein Leben glich einem schlechten Film. Seine Tochter Allegra erinnert sich. Vor einem Jahr starb Tony Cutris, hier an der Seite seiner zweiten Frau Christine Kaufmann. Curtis wurde in New York als Bernard Schwartz geboren. Schwere Vorwürfe machte sich Curtis zum Beispiel über seine Vaterrolle. „Ich habe als Vater versagt. Das muss ich heute sagen.“ Was ihn besonders. Tony Curtis wurde am 3. Juni als Bernard Schwartz und Sohn ungarischer Einwanderer jüdischen Glaubens im New Yorker Armenviertel Bronx geboren.
Teenager-Idol in den 50er-Jahren, wurde Tony Curtis (eig. Bernard Schwartz, geb. in der Bronx) mit vier Filmen in Folge zum Weltstar: als Artisten-Rivale. Tony Curtis, bürgerlich Bernard Schwartz, war ein US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, Maler, Autor und Künstler. Seine Frisur, der „Curtis Cut“ – das als Schmalztolle mit viel Pomade „gebändigte“ Haar –, war in den er Jahren stilgebend für. Tony Curtis wurde als Sohn eines eingewanderten ungarischen Scneiders geboren und wuchs in sehr einfachen Verhältnissen in Manhattan auf.
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When Curtis was 8, he and his younger brother Julius were put in an orphanage for a month because their parents could not afford to feed them.
There were more hard times to come, when Curtis was 13 Julius was hit by a truck and he had to identify his body. He has said that he still keeps his cap and school books because that's all which is left of him.
With the realities of real life all too harsh, a young Curtis sought refuge in the cinema. I said to myself "Why can't I do that?
Between and Curtis served in the U. Navy aboard a submarine tender. He witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay in September from a vantage point of yards away.
To use his own words, he got into the movies because he was 'the handsomest of the boys. The studio sent him to fencing and riding lessons, but Curtis admits he was only interested in girls and money.
Originally seen as just another pretty boy, he nonetheless proved he had great acting talent as well as good looks with many great performances in outstanding films such as the scheming press agent Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success , with Burt Lancaster, and an Oscar-nominated performance as a bigoted escaped convict chained to Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones.
Tony Curtis was so popular as a screen hunk during the s that Elvis Presley after seeing it on screen copied his ducktail DA hairstyle.
He made his screen debut uncredited in Criss Cross playing a rhumba dancer. He also did the voice of "Stony Curtis" as a guest star on The Flintstones.
Since at least the early s, Curtis has had a second career as a painter. I paint all the time. Curtis has stated his disappointment at never being awarded an Oscar 'I've never felt that my profession has recognized me for my work.
Tony Curtis was married six times. His first and most famous wife was the actress Janet Leigh — , to whom he was married for 11 years, and with whom he fathered actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis.
He said of their relationship 'For a while, we were Hollywood's golden couple. I was very dedicated and devoted to Janet but then she was unfaithful to me.
I was on top of my trade, but in her eyes that golden-ness had started to wear off. I realized that whatever I was, I wasn't enough for Janet.
That hurt me a lot and broke my heart. His son, Nicholas with Leslie Allen , died of a heroin overdose on July 2, at the age of Of this, Curtis has said 'As a father you don't recover from that.
There isn't a moment at night that I don't remember him. I had more action than Mount Vesuvius;! I loved it too.
I participated where I wanted to and didn't where I didn't. I've always been open about it. They met in a restaurant in and married in We laugh a lot.Tyrese Gibson. Wenn er wütend war, sprach er von ihr als "Nazi-Mutter, die vergast gehört". Andreas Guenther. Allegra Curtis: Hollywood ruft Hörzu.De Er ist Schauspieler geworden, um endlich jemand anders zu sein. Am Ende denkt man, man würde nur durch die Betrachtung von anderen existieren. Meine beiden Erziehungsberechtigten lagen oft in abgedunkelten Zimmern stoned auf ihren Betten und waren stundenlang nicht ansprechbar. Ich bin Filmschauspieler. Mit 23 ist er an einer Überdosis Heroin gestorben.
Tony Curtis - "Im Alter bereute er, als Vater versagt zu haben"Wie war es, einen Vater zu haben, der bis ins hohe Alter ein unermüdlicher Womanizer war? Jamie Lee Curtis: Abstinenz macht sie stolz Dass mein Vater uns nicht mehr hergeben wollte, begründete er mit unserem Aussehen. Tony Curtis. Tony Curtis. Tony Curtis. Tony Curtis wurde als Sohn eines eingewanderten ungarischen Scneiders geboren und wuchs in sehr einfachen Verhältnissen in Manhattan auf. Teenager-Idol in den 50er-Jahren, wurde Tony Curtis (eig. Bernard Schwartz, geb. in der Bronx) mit vier Filmen in Folge zum Weltstar: als Artisten-Rivale.
Douglas came calling again, offering Curtis a key role in the former's epic production Spartacus It was a huge hit and earned Curtis a Golden Globe nomination.
Curtis then made his first movies in a while without a significant "name" co star. He starred with Suzanne Pleshette in the comedy 40 Pounds of Trouble , which was a mild hit.
Curtis was one of many stars who had small roles in The List of Adrian Messenger He and Kaufman made their third movie together, the comedy Wild and Wonderful In the early s, he was a voice-over guest star on The Flintstones as "Stoney Curtis".
He returned to comedy for Monte Carlo or Bust! He was one of the villains in The Count of Monte Cristo and had the title role in the gangster film Lepke Curtis had the lead in a TV series that did not last, McCoy — On television, he continued to make occasional guest appearances sometimes playing fictional versions of himself into the mids.
His final TV series was as host of the documentary-retrospective series "Hollywood Babylon" adapting Kenneth Anger 's book series in —; each episode would include Curtis recalling some anecdotes from his own career.
Throughout his life, Curtis enjoyed painting and, since the early s, painted as a second career. In the last years of his life, he concentrated on painting rather than movies.
But I paint all the time. Curtis spoke of his disappointment at never being awarded an Oscar. Curtis was married six times.
I realized that whatever I was, I wasn't enough for Janet. That hurt me a lot and broke my heart. The studio he was under contract with, Universal-International , generally stayed out of their stars' love lives.
However, when they chose to get married, studio executives spent three days trying to talk him out of it, telling him he would be "poisoning himself at the box office.
In response, Curtis and Leigh decided to defy the studio heads and instead eloped and were married by a local judge in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Comedian and close friend Jerry Lewis was present as a witness. The couple divorced in , and the following year Curtis married Christine Kaufmann , the year-old German co-star of his latest film, Taras Bulba.
He stated that his marriage with Leigh had effectively ended "a year earlier". They divorced in Kaufmann resumed her career, which she had interrupted during her marriage.
The couple divorced in Two years later, in , Curtis married Andrea Savio; they divorced in The following year, on February 28, , he married Lisa Deutsch.
They divorced only a year later in His sixth and last wife, Jill Vandenberg, was 45 years his junior. They met in a restaurant in and married on November 6, We laugh a lot.
My body is functioning and everything is good. She's the sexiest woman I've ever known. We don't think about time.
I don't use Viagra either. There are 50 ways to please your lover. In , his son Nicholas died of a heroin overdose at the age of After his son's death, Curtis remarked that it was "a terrible thing when a father loses his son.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , Curtis, who had a problem with alcoholism and drug abuse, went through the treatment center of the Betty Ford Clinic in the mids, which was successful for him.
Beginning in , Curtis and his daughter Jamie Lee Curtis took a renewed interest in their family's Hungarian Jewish heritage, and helped finance the rebuilding of the Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary.
The largest synagogue in Europe today, it was originally built in and suffered damage during World War II. The organization works for the restoration and preservation of synagogues and the Jewish cemeteries in Hungary and is dedicated to the , Jewish victims of the Holocaust in Hungary and lands occupied by the Hungarian Army.
In , a mural featuring his likeness, painted by the artist George Sportelli, was unveiled on the Sunset Boulevard overpass of the Hollywood Freeway Highway in Los Angeles.
Also in , the U. Navy Memorial Foundation awarded its Lone Sailor Award for his naval service and his subsequent acting career.
The presenter also apologized to the audience for Curtis's "Hollywood realism. Curtis was a lifelong Democrat and attended the Democratic National Convention alongside such liberal performers as Edward G.
During the filming of The Persuaders! He then entered the Betty Ford Clinic and vowed to overcome his various illnesses.
On July 8, , Curtis, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD , was hospitalized in Las Vegas after suffering an asthma attack during a book-signing engagement in Henderson, Nevada, where he lived.
Curtis died at his Henderson home on September 29, , of cardiac arrest. Can you make me look like an icon just one more time?
My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages. He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in-laws who were devoted to him.
He also leaves behind fans all over the world. He will be greatly missed. Five months before his death he rewrote his will, naming all his children and intentionally disinheriting them with no explanation, then leaving his entire estate to his wife.
For a number of years Curtis was voted by exhibitors in an annual poll from Quigley Publishing as among the top stars in the United States:.
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