Jamie Lee Curtis

Curtis in 2018 Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and children's author. Known for her performances in the horror and slasher genres, she is regarded as a scream queen, in addition to roles in comedies. Curtis has received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and two Golden Globe Awards, as well as nominations for two Emmy Awards and a Grammy Award.

The youngest daughter of actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, she made her television debut in a 1977 episode of the NBC drama series ''Quincy, M.E.''. Curtis made her film debut and rose to prominence with her portrayal of Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's slasher film ''Halloween'' (1978). A critical and commercial success, the film established Curtis as a scream queen and led to starring roles in the horror films ''The Fog'', ''Prom Night'', ''Terror Train'' (all 1980), and ''Roadgames'' (1981). She would reprise the role in six of the ''Halloween'' sequels, concluding with ''Halloween Ends'' in 2022.

Curtis's film work spans many genres outside of horror, including the comedies ''Trading Places'' (1983), for which she won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and ''A Fish Called Wanda'' (1988), for which she received a nomination for the BAFTA for Best Actress. Her role as a workout instructor in the film ''Perfect'' (1985) earned her a reputation as a sex symbol. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Helen Tasker in James Cameron's ''True Lies'' (1994). Her other film credits include ''Freaky Friday'' (2003), ''Knives Out'' (2019), and ''Everything Everywhere All at Once'' (2022). Her performance in the latter earned Curtis multiple accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. As of 2023, her films have grossed over $2.5 billion at the box office.

Curtis received another Golden Globe for her portrayal of Hannah Miller on ABC's sitcom ''Anything but Love'' (1989–1992), and earned a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for the television film ''Nicholas' Gift'' (1998). She also starred in the Fox series ''Scream Queens'' (2015–2016), for which she received her seventh Golden Globe nomination. Curtis has written numerous children's books, including ''Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day'' (1998), which made ''The New York Times'' best-seller list. She is married to British-American filmmaker Christopher Guest, with whom she has two adopted children. Provided by Wikipedia
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  1. by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 1996
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  2. My brave year of firsts
    tries sighs and high fives
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    by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 2012
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  3. by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 2006
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  4. My mommy hung the moon
    a love story
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    by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 2010
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  5. Where do balloons go?
    an uplifting mystery
    Book
    by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 2000
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  6. This is me
    a story of who we are and where we came from
    Book
    by Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-
    Published 2016
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  8. Soulbriety
    a plan to heal your trauma overcome addiction and reconnect with your soul
    Book
    by Hallerman, Elisa
    Published 2022
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  9. by Stamos, John, 1963-, Young, Daphne
    Published 2023
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  10. Halloween II
    Video DVD
    Published 2012
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  11. My girl
    Video DVD
    Published 1998
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  12. Halloween
    Video DVD
    Published 2000
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  13. Halloween
    Video DVD
    Published 2019
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  15. Spare parts
    Video DVD
    Published 2015
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  16. True lies
    Video DVD
    Published 1999
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  20. Halloween kills
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    Published 2022
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