Tony Curtis

How to Seduce Marilyn Monroe
  • How to Seduce Marilyn Monroe

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    '"I first saw her at Universal just walking down the street. She was breathtakingly voluptuous in a see-through blouse that revealed her bra ... I said to this beautiful girl, "My name is Tony." "My name is Marilyn," she said.'

    Tony Curtis, one of the great Hollywood heartthrobs, was friends with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant and James Dean. He romanced a string of screen sirens including Janet Leigh, Natalie Wood, and of course, Marilyn Monroe. Here, Curtis shares his stories of some of those legendary seductions.

    This digital bite has been extracted from Tony Curtis's autobiography American Prince.

Tony Curtis is a screen legend. In his 60 year career he has appeared in over 100 films, including such classics as Spartacus, The Defiant Ones and Some Like It Hot. His numerous TV appearances include co-starring with Roger Moore in The Persuaders. He lives in Las Vegas with his fifth wife, Jill.

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