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. Curtis’s film work spans many genres, including the cult comedies Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. She won a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award, and a Saturn Award for playing Helen Tasker in James Cameron’s action comedy film True Lies.

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Summary Jamie Lee CurtisJamie 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. Curtis’s film work spans many genres, including the cult comedies Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. 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. Curtis is married to Christopher Guest, with whom she has two adopted children. She has written numerous children’s books, with her 1998 release Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day making The New York Times’s best-seller list. Curtis has an older sister, Kelly Curtis, who is also an actress, and several half-siblings : Alexandra, Allegra Curtis, Benjamin, and Nicholas Curtis. Curtis was born in Santa Monica, California, to actor Tony Curtis and actress Janet Leigh. Her father was Jewish, the son of Hungarian Jewish immigrants. Her mother’s ancestry is German and Scots-Irish. Curtis’ parents divorced in 1962, and she stated her father was \”not around\” and that he was “not interested in being a father” Curtis has returned to the Halloween series five times, playing Lauriede again in the sequels Halloween II, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Halloween: Resurrection, and Halloween. She also starred as Cathy Munsch on the Fox horror comedy series Scream Queens, for which she earned her seventh Golden Globe Award nomination.

She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in Halloween III: Season of the Witch. She then went on to star in the comedy film A Fish called Wanda, which achieved cult status while showcasing her as a comedic actress. She is a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Christopher Guest and their two children, aged 4 and 2. She lives in a suburb of Los Angeles called Beverly Hills. She previously lived in New York City, where she worked as a personal trainer and worked at a hair stylist. She now lives in San Diego, California and works as a freelance writer and public relations consultant for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) She has a daughter, Kelly, and two half-brothers, Alexandra and Allegra, who are also actors. She had a role in the horror film The Fog, which was helmed by Halloween director John Carpenter. Her next film, Prom Night, was a low-budget Canadian slasher film released in July 1980. That year, Curtis also starred in Terror Train, which opened in October and met with negative reviews akin to Prom Night. Curtis had a similar function in both films—the main character whose friends are murdered and is practically the only protagonist to survive. The film was considered the highest-grossing independent film of its time.