During yet another endless series of takes by Monroe on one scene, Curtis lost his temper and shoved a glass of ginger ale at her.
She gave him her number but it was a week before he had the courage to ask her out.
According to a copy of the will obtained by the CBS television show Inside Edition he acknowledged the existence of his children, including the actress Jamie Lee Curtis, but said he had "intentionally and with full knowledge chosen not to provide for them." Curtis, who was born Bernard Schwartz in New York, had children with three of his wives – the actress Janet Leigh, Christine Kaufmann, and Leslie Allen. Following his death Jamie Lee Curtis, his daughter with Leigh, said: "He leaves behind children and their families who loved him and respected him and a wife and in laws who were devoted to him." A statement from the actor's widow to CBS said: "Tony's last will and testament and his passing wishes are private family matters." The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
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Later that day Curtis went to see Miller and Monroe in their trailer. He also threatened to “beat the hell” out of Curtis but Monroe cried, “Stop it!
That won’t fix it.” A bemused Curtis asked what there was to “fix”.