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Fresh Air Remembers 'Spartacus' Star Tony Curtis

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Fresh Air Remembers 'Spartacus' Star Tony Curtis

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Fresh Air Remembers 'Spartacus' Star Tony Curtis

Fresh Air Remembers 'Spartacus' Star Tony Curtis

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Actor Tony Curtis, whose notable roles included parts in The Sweet Smell of Success, Some Like It Hot, and Spartacus, died on Wednesday night of heart failure. He was 85.  Curtis spoke to Terry Gross in 1991 about the re-release of his 1967 film Spartacus, which featured several scenes that had been cut from the film before its original release.

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