Legendary actor Tony Curtis, star of such classic 1950s movies as 'Some Like It Hot' and 'The Defiant Ones,' died late Wednesday evening of cardiac arrest at his home in Las Vegas. He was 85.

The news was confirmed to Entertainment Tonight early this morning by his estranged daughter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis. (For more details, visit PopEater.)

To honor the career of Tony Curtis, take a look back at six of his most memorable movies, from 'Some Like It Hot' to 'Sex and the Single Girl.'
Operation Petticoat
Not Yet Rated1959
In Theaters on December 5th, 1959

Navy men (Cary Grant, Tony Curtis) patrol Pacific in pink sub with nurses. Read More

Sex and the Single Girl
Not Yet Rated1964
In Theaters on January 1st, 1964

Scandal-mag editor (Tony Curtis) targets doctor (Natalie Wood) and her sex institute. Read More

In Theaters on October 7th, 1960

A gladiator slave leads a revolt in decadent Rome and attempts to lead his followers to freedom. Read More

The Defiant Ones
Not Yet Rated2005
In Theaters on September 11th, 2005

Two men (Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier) escape from chain gang shackled together. Read More

Some Like It Hot
Not Yet Rated1959
In Theaters on July 29th, 1959

Two guys (Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon) on the run pose as members of an all-girl band. Read More

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