Tony Curtis passed away on Wednesday evening of cardiac arrest at his home in the city of Henderson located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

My father leaves behind a legacy of great performances in movies and in his paintings and assemblages,” Jamie Lee Curtis said in a statement. “He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in-laws who were devoted to him. He also leaves behind fans all over the world.”

Tony Currtis starred in many movies and was an excellent actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1958, for “The Defiant Ones,” This was the only movie that earned him an Academy Award Nomination.

Curtis pursued another career as an artist and he was also penned as a author,

He is survived by his wife Jill Curtis and his daughters.

RIP Tony Curtis.