Tony Curtis Funeral – October 4, 2010
The family and friends of legendary film actor Tony Curtis gathered at Palm Mortuary & Cemetery in Henderson, Nevada on Monday to pay their final respects. Actresses Kelly Curtis and her sister Jamie Lee Curtis were among the 400 mourners who gathered to say good bye.
At Jamie’s side was her daughter Annie Guest – family photos here.
Curtis was buried with his favorite Stetson hat, an Armani scarf, driving gloves, his iPhone and favorite novel Anthony Adverse. Many of Tony’s famous art canvases stood on easels. His most famous work, The Red Table, was previously on exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan.
Jamie Lee Curtis was born to Tony and his first wife Janet Leigh. The 52-year-0ld actress said: “All of us got something from him. I, of course, got his desperate need for attention.”
More photos and video from the funeral below:
Photos: Ethan Miller – Getty Images