Tony Curtis - Quotes

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I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.

I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.

I look at everything in an artistic way. ---->>>

It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are.

It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are.

If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time. ---->>>

At 17, I dreamed of seeing the world. At 19, I had been around the world and back. ---->>>

But my longevity is due to my good timing. ---->>>

I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities. ---->>>

I can't sit around and wait for the telephone to ring. ---->>>

Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life. ---->>>

I like Vegas for its spontaneity. ---->>>

I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.

I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.

I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made. ---->>>

The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served. ---->>>

I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed circus along real performers. ---->>>

Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau. ---->>>

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx. ---->>>

We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had. ---->>>

Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint. ---->>>

I don't know what organically grown chickens are; I've never seen one. ---->>>

I was born in and worked in a period that could be called enviable. ---->>>

Every movie I've been in has ended up on television. ---->>>

I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific. ---->>>

I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.

I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.

While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing. ---->>>

They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove. ---->>>

For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office. ---->>>

I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world. ---->>>

It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move. ---->>>

Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.

Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.

But where there is no art show, I would still be painting. ---->>>

Everywhere I go in the world, people know me and recognise me and really show affection for me. ---->>>

I enjoy being recognized whatever environment I'm in. ---->>>

I've been in the movies for 50 years, I've made 130 some-odd movies. ---->>>

The government gave me enough money to go to acting school. ---->>>

The movie business is very twisted, out of site, out of mind, you know. ---->>>

Yes I'm still working, but my life's no longer filled with it. ---->>>

I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career. ---->>>

Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-03, 1925
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Die: 09-29, 2010
Occupation: Actor
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Tony Curtis (born Bernard Schwartz; June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010) was an American film actor whose career spanned six decades but who was mostly popular 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. In his later years, Curtis made numerous television appearances (wikipedia)