Jamie Lee Curtis Movies, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Daughters, and Net Worth

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Jamie Lee Curtis is a popular American actress, producer, children’s author, and activist. She rose to fame with her portrayal of Lt. Barbara Duran on the ABC sitcom Operation Petticoat (1977–78). In 1978, Jamie made her feature film debut playing Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s slasher film Halloween, which established Jamie as a scream queen and led to a string of parts in horror films including The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train (all 1980) and Roadgames (1981).

Jamie reprised the role of Laurie in the sequels Halloween II (1981), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Halloween (2018), Halloween Kills (2021), as well as Halloween Ends (2022). Her film work spans numerous genres, such as the cult comedies Trading Places (1983)—for which she received a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress—and A Fish Called Wanda (1988), for which she won a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress. Jamie’s role in the 1985 film Perfect gave her a reputation as a sex symbol.

Jamie received a Golden Globe Award for her role as Helen Tasker in James Cameron’s action thriller True Lies (1994). To date, Jamie’s films have grossed in excess of US$2.3 billion at the box office. She won a Golden Globe and a People’s Choice Award for her role as Hannah Miller on ABC’s Anything But Love (1989–1992) and received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Nicholas’ Gift (1998). Jamie also starred as Cathy Munsch on the Fox series Scream Queens (2015–16), for which she won her seventh Golden Globe nomination. She has written many children’s books, such as Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day (1998), which made The New York Times’s best-seller list.

Jamie Lee Curtis Age

Jamie was born on November 22, 1958, in Santa Monica, California, in the United States. She is 64 years old. Jamie celebrates her birthday on November 22, every year.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Height

She is a woman of above-average stature. Jamie stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).

Jamie Lee Curtis Parents

She was born in Santa Monica, California, to actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Jamie’s father was Jewish, a son of Hungarian Jewish immigrants, from Mátészalka. Two of Jamie’s maternal great-grandparents were Danish, while the rest of her mother’s ancestry was German and Scots-Irish. Jamie has an older sister, Kelly Curtis, who is also an actress, and four half-siblings (all from her father’s remarriages): Alexandra, actress Allegra Curtis, Benjamin, and Nicholas Curtis (who died in 1994 of a drug overdose).

Her parents divorced in 1962. Following the divorce, Jamie stated her father was “not around” and that he was “not interested in being a father.” Jamie was raised by her mother and her stepfather, stockbroker Robert Brandt. Her half-sister Allegra Curtis is an actress and businesswoman who has worked in English and German movies.

Jamie Lee Curtis Mom

Her mom Janet Leigh is an actress, singer, dancer, and author. Janet appeared in radio programs prior to her first formal foray into acting, making her film debut in the drama The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947).

Jamie Lee Curtis Husband

Jamie is married to her husband Christopher Guest a screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian. The two married on December 18, 1984. Jamie and her husband Christopher Guest adopted daughters: Annie, born in 1986, and Ruby, born in 1996. Her daughter Ruby is transgender. Before her marriage to Guest, Jamie dated British rock singer Adam Ant.

Jamie Lee Curtis Daughters

Jamie and her husband Christopher Guest adopted daughters: Annie, born in 1986, and Ruby, born in 1996. Her daughter Ruby is transgender.

Jamie Lee Curtis Education

She went to elite schools Westlake School (now Harvard-Westlake School) and Beverly Hills High School in Los Angeles and graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut in 1976. Going back to California in 1976, Jamie attended her mother’s alma mater, the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and studied law. Jamie dropped out after one semester to pursue an acting career.

Jamie Lee Curtis In Halloween

Her film debut occurred in the 1978 horror film Halloween, in which Jamie played the role of Laurie Strode. The movie became a major success and was considered the highest-grossing independent film of its time, getting accolades as a classic horror film. The producer, Debra Hill, specifically cast Curtis because her mother, Leigh, had been known as a horror icon. She was subsequently cast in many horror films, garnering her the title “scream queen.”

Jamie would also return to the Halloween franchise seven times, playing Strode again in the sequels Halloween II (1981), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Halloween (2018), Halloween Kills (2021), and Halloween Ends (2022), as well as having an uncredited voice role in Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982).

Jamie Lee Curtis Movies

– Halloween (1978) as Laurie Strode
– The Fog (1980) as Elizabeth Solley
– Prom Night (1980) as Kim Hammond
– Escape from New York (1981) as Narrator / Computer (voice)
– Halloween II (1981) as Laurie Strode
– Trading Places (1983) as Ophelia
– Love Letters (1984) as Anna Winter
– A Man in Love (1987) as Susan Elliot
– Dominick and Eugene (1988) as Jennifer Reston
– Forever Young (1992) as Claire Cooper
– Freaky Friday (2003) as Tess Coleman / Anna Coleman
– You Again (2010) as Gail Byer Olsen
– The Little Engine That Could (2011) as Beverly “Bev” (voice)
– Halloween (2018) as Laurie Strode
– Halloween Kills (2021) as Laurie Strode
– Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) as Deirdre Beaubeirdra

Jamie Lee Curtis True Lies

She won a Golden Globe Award for her work in the 1994 action comedy film True Lies, directed by James Cameron.

Jamie Lee Curtis Ruby

Jamie has a daughter named Ruby, born in 1996. She is transgender.

Jamie Lee Curtis Daughter Wedding

Her daughter Ruby Guest, who came out as transgender in 2020, tied the knot with her partner Kynthia in an intimate cosplay ceremony held in May 2022 in Jamie’s backyard.

Jamie Lee Curtis Everything Everywhere All At Once

Jamie also appeared as Deirdre Beaubeirdra in the science fiction action film Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022), and will have a leading role in the video game adaptation Borderlands. Everything Everywhere All at Once is written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (collectively known as “Daniels”), who produced it with Anthony and Joe Russo.

Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth

Jamie gets his wealth from his work as an actress, producer, children’s author, and activist. Therefore, Jamie has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Jamie’s estimated net worth is $60 million.

How Old Is Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie is a 64-year-old who was born on November 22, 1958, in Santa Monica, California, in the United States.

Who Is Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie is an actress, producer, children’s author, and activist. She rose to fame with her portrayal of Lt. Barbara Duran on the ABC sitcom Operation Petticoat (1977–78). In 1978, Jamie made her feature film debut playing Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s slasher film Halloween, which established Jamie as a scream queen and led to a string of parts in horror films including The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train (all 1980) and Roadgames (1981).

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