The actor met his Some Like It Hot co-star in autumn of 1948, and it was love from the first sight:
I’ll never forget the moment I first saw her. She was very voluptuous. She had red hair then, tied in a ponytail. Not much make-up. She took my breath away.
Curtis and Monroe started dating, and Tony has even once revealed it was actually his first true love affair, and that he fell in love with Marilyn.
According to the new book Some Like It Hot: Me, Marilyn and the Movie, Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis had a secret child together.
It turned out, Marilyn was pregnant, and she claimed it was Tony’s baby, but unfortunately, it was later reported she had a miscarriage in December 1958.
Curtis has once revealed he thought Monroe aborted the baby on somebody’s order. That tragic episode threw Tony into a severe depression, and he never managed to forgive his Some Like It Hot co-star.
Despite such a difficult love period, Tony managed to find love and become a happy father. Curtis was married six times and had six children.
The book Some Like It Hot: Me, Marilyn and the Movie revealed some secret details of Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis’ relations and their secret love child.