Curtis and Christine Kaufmann pose with their daughter Alexandra in , and with son Nicholas in Curtis with daughter Jaime Lee, left, in ; he had six children Family man: Warrior Princess, as she attended a premiere in LA on Tuesday Lucy wore a short sleeved pink dress that was partly trimmed with lace and she teamed it with a pair of silver glittery peep-toe heels. Tony Curtis' tearful sixth wife Jill Curtis paid tribute to her husband outside their home in Nevada today, where he died last night of a heart attack aged 85 The star of more than Hollywood movies, from comedies to dramas, Curtis was as well-known to fans for his lifestyle offscreen. Xena also helped make Lucy become somewhat of a lesbian icon due to the character's ambiguous relationship with her sidekick Gabrielle. After his eighth film, he became Tony Curtis. Curtis with daughters Alexandra and Allegra and grandchildren Rafael and Ailena in ; with last wife Jill in Curtis posing with his Golden Camera lifetime achievement award at the in Berlin in Later life: The actor passed away at his home in Henderson, Nevada at 9. Anthony Curtis, taken from his favorite novel, Anthony Adverse, and the Anglicized name of a favorite uncle. After his move to Hollywood he made his acting debut as an uncredited rumba dancer in 's Criss Cross. War of the Damned After episodes and six season, Xena finally ended in , but Lucy has gone on to star in many more popular TV shows including Battlestar Galactica and Parks and Recreation. Curtis had a memorable role in the classic gladiator movie Spartacus in and received an Academy Award nominee for 's The Defiant Ones, but his career got off to a rough start. War of the Damned is the fourth and final season of the gladiator drama and will begin airing in the US on January Within a few years, Curtis had improved enough for Saturday Review magazine to call him 'a rare phenomenon, an authentic screen personality who, through hard work, has made himself into an actor of considerable subtlety and some breadth. He operated the Shiloh Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, a refuge for horses that were abandoned or abused, on the California-Nevada border with wife Jill. He appeared in regional and summer stock theater. Then an agent lined up an audition with a Universal-International talent scout.