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Hollywood star Tony Curtis dies

Hollywood star Tony Curtis dies
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Hollywood actor Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85.

A representative for the actor’s daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis, reportedly confirmed the death but did not provide further details.

Since 1949 he appeared in more than one hundred films and made frequent television appearances.

Curtis, who was married 5 times, played a variety of roles from light comedy as in “Some Like it Hot” to more serious dramatic roles like the escaped convict in “The Defiant Ones” which earned him a nomination for the Oscar for Best Actor.