Tony Curtis's Memorable Roles: From Drag to the Desert

In both slapstick and dramatic roles, the actor appeared in more than 100 films – a look back at some of his most famous films


In Billy Wilder's 1959 comedy, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon play musicians who witness a mob hit and flee – in drag – with an all-female band that includes Marilyn Monroe. "I had deep feelings for her, very deep," Curtis later told PEOPLE of his romance with Monroe.