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Tony Curtis: 1925-2010. A Charmer ‘Til the End (Who Fell in Love with Our Host Live On-Air)

It pains us to report that Tony Curtis, one of the most gifted actors of all time, is gone at age 85.

The screen idol, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, passed away at his Nevada home yesterday at the stroke of midnight.

Tony: How we'll always remember him.

Tony: How we'll always remember the silver-screen legend.

A friend of BlogTalkRadio, Tony graced our airwaves twice last year, charming us on both occasions, while making us roar with laughter.

When he dropped in on WordSmitten host Kate Sullivan in March to chat about his memoir, American Prince, Tony began the interview with an admission of his true nature.

“I love life so much that I can’t turn down any of the women that I’ve ever met,” said the Bronx, N.Y.-born actor, who starred in such indelible flicks as Some Like It Hot, Spartacus and (our favorite) The Sweet Smell of Success.

“I’m not being facetious now. I find the company of women Continue reading

It’s a Star-Studded Edition of ‘The Mix’

Smear on that sun-block and slap on those shades and because tonight on The Daily Mix, the stars are comin’ out in spades.

And if you’re lucky enough to snag a seat for this cavalcade of A-listers, here’s a sampling of what you’ll learn:

CAPTION: "She was one of the most well-proportioned women I've ever seen," Tony tells us of Marilyn (above).

"She was one of the most well-proportioned women I've ever seen," Tony tells us of one-time flame Marilyn (above).

—When—as Tony Curtis himself recounts—legendary costume designer Orry-Kelly told Marilyn Monroe, “You know, Tony Curtis has a better- looking a – – than yours,” how the iconic blonde bombshell responded.

—Why racing legend Janet Gutherie—the first woman to compete in the Indy 500— feels compelled to point out, “The fact that you don’t have broad shoulders and big muscles doesn’t matter.”

—Which Sopranos castmember tells us, “One day, I was standing there with Vinny Pastore and Michael Imperioli, and Continue reading