Tony Curtis: Hollywood's most famous 'pretty boy,' a moniker he spent his whole life running from, but there was nothing effeminate about him. Even in Some Like It Hot, where he was prettier than Marilyn Monroe, whom he was courting while being forced to dress in drag, he was hysterically macho. - Ronni
TONY CURTIS (aka Bernard Schwartz) serving in World War II. Before he reinvented himself as a Hollywood star, Curtis served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was seventeen years old when Japan surrendered to the Allied Forces in Toyko bay, where he was stationed. He witnessed the historic signing ceremony aboard his ship, the U.S.S. Proteus.