Actor Tony Curtis dead at age 85

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September 30, 2010, 6:27 am
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(NECN) - Hollywood legend actor Tony Curtis has died. According to the Clark County coroner in Nevada, he died of cardiac arrest.

Curtis was nominated for an Oscar for the movie "The Defiant Ones." His credits also include "Some Like It Hot." Curtis also has a famous daughter, actor Jamie Lee Curtis.

Curtis, whose real name was Bernard Schwartz, was 85 years old.

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