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Jamie Lee Curtis

Actress, Author
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Net worth 2018: $35 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 22 November 1958
Height: 1.7 m
Education: Beverly Hills High School, University of the Pacific, Westlake High School, Choate Rosemary Hall

Jamie Lee Curtis was bornon 22 November 1958 in Santa Monica, California, U.S., American, is Actress, Author. Jamie Lee Curtis is an American big screen and television actress and also a writer. She came to formally known as Baroness, ‘Lady Haden-Guest’ following her husband’s inheritance of the Barony. Her debut film ‘Halloween’ where she essayed the role of Laurie Strode was a hit and establishing her as a noted actress in the horror genre. Eventually, her remarkable performance in the film landed her other films in the genre including ‘Terror Train’, ‘The Fog’, ‘Roadgames’ and ‘Halloween II’. She earned the title of ‘scream queen’ for her characterisations in horror films. Later she excelled in the comedy genre with equal success and received favourable reviews which established her as a versatile actress. Some of her finest comedy films are ‘Trading Places’, “A Fish Called Wanda’ and ‘True Lies’. Her noted work on television includes series such as ‘Operation Petticoat’, ‘Anything But Love’, ‘NCIS’ and ‘New Girl’. She has done several television movies starting from ‘She's in the Army Now’ and moving on with ‘The Heidi Chronicles’, ‘Nicholas' Gift’ and ‘Only Human’. At present she plays Dean Cathy Munsch, the lead role in the series ‘Scream Queens’ that is aired on ‘FOX’. She has authored many children’s books including ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth’ and ‘Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day’ that not only received critical acclaim but also won over the readers. Jamie Lee Curtis has bagged several awards including the ‘BAFTA Award’, ‘Golden Globe Award’, ‘Saturn Award’ and ‘American Comedy Award’.


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Her other noted work on television includes series such as ‘NCIS’ (2012) and ‘New Girl’ (2012 to 2015)


She reprised her stint with ‘Disney’ in the 2008 featuring as Aunt Viv in ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’, a live action animated movie


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Her book ‘Is There Really a Human Race?’ published in 2006 was inspired from a question posed by her adopted son Tom


In 2003, she tasted another big screen success with the ‘Disney’ film ’Freaky Friday’ where she starred along with Lindsey Lohan


Some of them are ‘I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem’ (2002), ‘It's Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel’ (2004) and ‘My Mommy Hung the Moon: A Love Story’ (2010)


She was remarkable in her supporting performances as Rona Mace in ‘Drowning Mona’ and as Louisa Pendel in ‘The Tailor of Panorama’ (2001)


Her other films in 2000’s include ‘Daddy and Them’ (2000), ‘Christmas with the Kranks’ (2004), ‘The Kids & I’ (2005), ‘You Again’ (2010) and ‘Veronica Mars’ (2014)


She revisited her original genre as Laurie Strode / Keri Tate in the horror film ‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later’ in 1998 following the 2002 released ‘Halloween: Resurrection’


She penned down her second book ‘Tell Me Again About The Night I was Born’ in 1996 following the adoption of her first child Annie


Along with her success on the big screen she continued to explore on television movies that include the 1995 movie ‘The Heidi Chronicles’ adapted from the original play of Wendy Wasserstein


In 1994, she successfully treaded the action thriller genre with ‘True Lies’ opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger


Her journey into children’s work began in 1993 with ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth’


In 1992, she was a jury member at the ‘Cannes Film Festival’


Her films of the 90s include ‘Queens Logic’ (1991), ‘My Girl’ (1991), ‘Forever Young’ (1992), ‘My Girl 2’ (1994), ‘Mother’s Boys’ (1994), ‘Homegrown’ (1998) and ‘Virus’ (1999)


She received the ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy’ in 1989


She was nominated for the ‘BAFTA Award’ and the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for her role of Wanda Gershwitz in the 1988 comedy film ‘A Fish Called Wanda’


Her movies ‘A Man in Love’, and ‘Amazing Grace and Chuck’ were released in 1987 and ‘Dominick and Eugene’ in 1988


In 1985, the ‘Mcall's’ magazine charted her in the list of ‘10 Best Bodies in America’


On December 18, 1984, she got married to actor Christopher Guest


On a more versatile move, she switched from the horror genre and played Ophelia in the 1983 film ‘Trading Places’ that reflected her comic talents


During the 1980s she made several television movies like ‘She's in the Army Now’ (1981), ‘Money on the Side’ (1982) and ‘As Summers Die’ (1986)


She started her acting career in television doing single episodes in series like ‘Columbo’ (1977), ‘The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries’ (1977) and ‘Charlie's Angels’ (1978)


In 1976, she completed her graduation from ‘Choate Rosemary Hall’, Connecticut


Both her parents were screen legends who got divorced in 1962


Barbara Duran, a nurse in a 23 episodes military comedy ‘Operation Petticoat’ based on a 1959 movie that featured his father Tony Curtis


Jamie Lee Curtis was born on On November 22, 1958, in Santa Monica, California, to Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh

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