That I didn’t know him until nearly his 80s, that it was only briefly, that I didn’t really figure in his life, didn’t matter. Once you were welcomed into his orbit, that is where you remained. As if you had always been there.
Shining shoes as a boy, shining onscreen as a star, shining even among the blinding bright lights of Las Vegas that became his adopted home, Tony Curtis was never less than a megawatt personality, one that always seemed lit by a childlike glow of wonderment.
What a Hoot