Guardian Interview with Tony Curtis

One of the great legends of Hollywood cinema takes a look back at a staggering career of over 140 films, revealing personal insights into the trade with fascinating anecdotes of his life in show business (from his friendship with Frank Sinatra, to cooking steak for Marilyn Monroe). As well as examining his philosophy of filmmaking and his development as an actor, the star of Spartacus, The Defiant Ones and Some Like It Hot also discusses the people that have had the biggest influence on his life, and the fellow performers he most admires.


Elsewhere on BFI Live



  • Do the Right Thing
  • L'Atalante
  • Psycho
  • Separation