Actor Tony Curtis, whose notable roles included parts in The Sweet Smell of Success and Spartacus died on Wednesday night of heart failure. He was 85. Fresh Air remembers the legendary actor with highlights from a 1991 interview.
In 1960, Curtis starred in the film, "Spartacus," about a leader of slaves revolting against Republican Rome. A restored version of the film is being released that includes previously cut scenes, including a homoerotic exchange between Curtis and co-star Laurence Olivier.