Knowledge Identifier: +Tony_Curtis
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1925.
Countries: United States (65%), United Kingdom (5%), (5%)
Linked to: The New School, American Film Institute, City College of New York, Democratic Party
Harry Belafonte - At the end of the 1940s, he took classes in acting at the Dramatic Workshop of The New School in New York with the influential German director Erwin Piscator alongside Marlon Brando, Tony Curtis, Walter_Matthau, Bea Arthur and Sidney Poitier, while performing with the American Negro Theatre
In 1948, Curtis arrived in Hollywood , at age 23
Universal Studios - In the 1950s, Universal-International brought back a series of Arabian Nights films, many starring Tony Curtis
Jesse Hibbs - He got his first opportunity to direct in 1953, on the Tony Curtis football drama "The All American"
Janet Leigh - Leigh was a Democrat and appeared alongside Tony Curtis at the 1960 Democratic National Convention
Charles Stevens (actor) - He made his last onscreen appearance in the 1961 film "The Outsider", opposite Tony Curtis
They divorced in 1962, and in 1963, Curtis married Christine Kaufmann, the 17-year-old German co-star of his latest film, "Taras Bulba
Christine Kaufmann - In 1963, Kaufmann married Tony Curtis, whom she had met during the filming of "Taras Bulba"
Tamar Simon Hoffs - In 1974 she co-wrote Warner Brothers' "Lepke", starring Tony Curtis
He was part of the all-star ensemble in Elia Kazan's 1976 drama "The Last Tycoon"
Greydon Clark - His most recent work was writing and directing the 1998 science fiction movie "Stargames", starring Tony Curtis
CineVegas - In 2001, the Festival presented Tony Curtis the first Marquee *award for lifetime achievement
Some Like It Hot - In 2002, Tony Curtis performed in a stage production of the film
The Persuaders! - It was restored to a very high standard in recent years by the Aston Martin factory and is still in private ownership in the UK. Both Roger Moore and Tony Curtis have signed the underside of the lid of the car's luggage compartment, Moore at Pinewood Studios in May 2003 and Curtis at Cheltenham in October 2008
In 2004, he was inducted into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Hall of Fame
The mural was relocated to Hollywood Boulevard and Bronson Avenue in September 2011
Malcolm Hall (fashion designer) - On September 17, 2011, the Malcolm Hall jacket made for Tony Curtis was sold at the "Property from the Estate of Tony Curtis" auction