Jill VanderBerg Curtis Worked With Husband On Last Film

PARIS - APRIL 26: Tony Curtis and his wife Jill talk on stage for the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival at the Grand Rex on April 26, 2008 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)

PARIS - APRIL 26: Tony Curtis and his wife Jill talk on stage for the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival at the Grand Rex on April 26, 2008 in Paris, France. Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)
Tony Curtis and his wife, Jill, talk on stage during the Jules Verne Adventure Film Festival on April 26, 2008, in Paris, France. (Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)

Among the last projects completed by legendary actor Tony Curtis, who died Wednesday at age 85, was a 2008 documentary about his life with wife Jill VanderBerg Curtis.

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"The Jill & Tony Curtis Story," which debuted at the Montreal World Film Festival in August 2008, followed the couple as they worked in their Las Vegas home and at Tony's private art studio in Nevada and attended such events as a slaughter auction in Utah and a celebrity convention in Los Angeles.

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Directed by Ian Ayres, the full-length film centers on their efforts to save animals from slaughter.

The former Jill VanderBerg, 39, wed the much-married actor in Last Vegas in 1998. An accomplished equestrienne, she was Curtis' sixth wife.

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