Jamie Lee Curtis

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Date of Birth November 22, 1958
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California
Age 62 years old
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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress, author, and activist. She made her film acting debut in 1978 as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween. The film established her as a scream queen, and she appeared in a string of horror films in 1980, including The Fog, Prom Night, and Terror Train. She reprised the role of Laurie in the sequels Halloween II, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Halloween: Resurrection, and Halloween. Curtis' film work spans many genres, including the cult comedies Trading Places, for which she received a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and A Fish Called Wanda, for which she earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress. She won a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award, and a Saturn Award for playing the starring role of Helen Tasker in James Cameron's action comedy film True Lies.

Born: November 22, 1958, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, producer, director, author, blogger, activist
Years active: 1977–present
Children: 2
Parent(s): Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
Relatives: Kelly Curtis (sister), Allegra Curtis (half-sister)
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About Jamie Lee Curtis

Halloween star who would reprise her role in the 2018 edition directed by David Gordon Green. She also starred in Prom Night and The Fog. She was nominated for a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for her role as Wanda Gershwitz in A Fish Called Wanda. In 2015, she was cast as Dean Cathy Munsch on FOX's Scream Queens.

Before Fame

She was born to Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. She left the University of the Pacific after one semester to pursue a career in acting.

Achievement

Her early roles with John Carpenter made her a scream queen, and she also appeared in Freaky Friday with Lindsey Lohan.

Family Life

She married screenwriter Christopher Guest in 1984. She and Guest adopted two children named Annie and Thomas.

Associations

She starred in the 1994 film True Lies alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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  • University of the Pacific (United States) alumni
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