RIP: Tony Curtis

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Ahh, that’s sad – Tony Curtis died today, at the fine age of 85. Although the media tended to show mostly photographs and movie-clips of him with Jack Lemmon in Some Like it Hot, I mostly remember him in The Persuaders TV series, shown in the 70s, where he played millionaire playboy Danny Wilde.

I thought he and Roger and Moore made a fine double-act and who could forget that theme tune by the legendary John Barry? (If you have, you can listen to it here).

I can clearly remember, Mum, Dad, Neil and I sitting round the TV (on a Sunday, I think) watching the series. We loved it!!!

Some more great pics of Tony Curtis HERE

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