Actress Janet Leigh's spouse dies

Robert Jay Brandt raised daughters Kelly, Jamie Lee Curtis

Robert Jay Brandt, the widower of actress Janet Leigh, died peacefully at his home in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was 82.

Brandt married Leigh and raised her two daughters, Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis. At the time of Leigh's death in 2004, the couple had been married 42 years.

Brandt was an innovator in the securities industry, founding Brandt Zwick and Co. with Barry Zwick and later Robert Brandt and Co.

He is survived by his daughters and grandchildren, Anne and Tom Guest, and his son-in-law Christopher Guest.

Donations can be made to the Motion Picture and Television Fund or the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.
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