Thursday, September 30, 2010

1925-2010: RIP Tony Curtis: Our last surprise Trekkie?

I recently tried to follow-up with Tony Curtis to update my TREKLAND post about the remarkable statement he made a few months back that he had "always wanted to do Star Trek."

Got a polite no just a few weeks ago ... and now I know why...
Actor Tony Curtis dies at Las Vegas-area home
 LAS VEGAS — Tony Curtis, the Bronx tailor's son who became a 1950s movie heartthrob and then a respected actor with such films as "Sweet Smell of Success," "The Defiant Ones" and "Some Like It Hot," has died. He was 85.

The actor died about 9:25 p.m. PDT Wednesday at his Las Vegas area home of a cardiac arrest, Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy said Thursday.  ...

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