Joe E. Brown By Susan King Joe E. Brown is best known today for uttering one of the greatest last lines in any movie. As the many-time-married millionaire Osgood Fielding in 1959's classic "Some Like It Hot," he takes the discovery that his girlfriend is really a man ( Jack Lemmon) in stride, saying: "Nobody's perfect." The big-mouthed comic actor was a circus performer, vaudevillian and Broadway star before turning to movies in the late '20s. And in the early 1930s, he was one of Warner Bros.' biggest stars. Continue reading this story RELATED: Hollywood Walk of Fame: Joe E. Brown Hollywood Walk of Fame: Bob Hope Hollywood Walk of Fame: Billy Wilder Photo: Joe E. Brown, left, has a great line after being clued in on Jack Lemmon's character in "Some Like It Hot."
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