Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and author. She rose to fame in 1978 for her starring role as Laurie Strode in the horror franchise Halloween. In 1990, Curtis won her first Golden Globe for best performance by an actress in a TV series for the sitcom Anything But Love and in 1995 for the action-comedy film True Lies. She has also written over a dozen children's books.
Jamie Lee Curtis
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Jamie Lee Curtis
Los Angeles


How old was Jamie Lee Curtis in the original 'Halloween?'

Jamie Lee Curtis was 19 years old when she starred in 'Halloween.' She has since reprised the role six times since its 1978 release, and Curtis will appear in the seventh installment in October 2022.

Who is Jamie Lee Curtis' husband?

Jamie Lee Curtis is married to actor and director Christopher Guest. The couple wed in December 1984, and they share two daughters — Ruby and Annie Guest.

Who is Jamie Lee Curtis' mother?

Jamie Lee Curtis' mother is actress Janet Leigh. Leigh is most known for her starring roles in 'Psycho' (1960) and 'The Manchurian Candidate' (1962). Her father is actor Tony Curtis of 'Some Like It Hot' (1959) and 'Spartacus' (1960) fame.

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