Tony Curtis

1925 - 2010

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Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American actor whose career spanned six decades, achieving the height of his popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Curtis has received more than 8,542,800 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Tony Curtis is the 108th most popular actor (up from 109th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from United States (down from 222nd in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Actor.

Tony Curtis is most famous for his roles in the films "Some Like It Hot" and "The Defiant Ones."

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Among actors, Tony Curtis ranks 108 out of 10,030Before him are Richard Gere, Gary Cooper, Jean Marais, Christopher Lloyd, Mel Gibson, and Jean-Claude Van Damme. After him are Helen Mirren, Robert Duvall, Sigourney Weaver, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Olivier, and Ben Kingsley.

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Among people born in 1925, Tony Curtis ranks 14Before him are Patrice Lumumba, Albert Bandura, Robert F. Kennedy, Zygmunt Bauman, Alija Izetbegović, and Mikis Theodorakis. After him are Carlos Castaneda, Lee Van Cleef, Mahathir Mohamad, B.B. King, Audie Murphy, and Jorge Rafael Videla. Among people deceased in 2010, Tony Curtis ranks 6Before him are José Saramago, J. D. Salinger, Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, and Ronnie James Dio. After him are Juan Antonio Samaranch, Éric Rohmer, Dennis Hopper, Benoit Mandelbrot, Lech Kaczyński, and Claude Chabrol.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tony Curtis ranks 223 out of 15,968Before him are Whitney Houston (1963), George Westinghouse (1846), John Jay (1745), Mel Gibson (1956), Aretha Franklin (1942), and Brigham Young (1801). After him are George S. Patton (1885), Robert Duvall (1931), James Monroe (1758), Barry White (1944), Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), and Sigourney Weaver (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tony Curtis ranks 57Before him are Denzel Washington (1954), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Richard Gere (1949), Gary Cooper (1901), Christopher Lloyd (1938), and Mel Gibson (1956). After him are Robert Duvall (1931), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Gene Hackman (1930), Harvey Keitel (1939), and Ava Gardner (1922).

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