Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis has died. He was 85. Curtis died of cardiac arrest at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday at his Las Vegas area home.

"Entertainment Tonight” says a representative of his daughter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, confirmed the death. 

Tony Curtis was nominated for an Oscar for his dramatic role in “The Defiant Ones” with Sidney Poitier.

He's also known for his role in the 1959 movie “Some Like It Hot” with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon.