Jamie Lee Curtis


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in Los Angeles, California, The United States
November 22, 1958

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Jamie Lee Curtis is a two-time Golden Globe-winning, BAFTA-winning, and Emmy-nominated American film actress and an author of children's books. Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in many horror films early in her career such as Halloween (1978 film), The Fog, Prom Night (1980 film) and Terror Train, Curtis has since compiled a body of work that covers many genres. She has received an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe Awards. Her 1998 book, Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day, made the best-seller list in The New York Times. She is married to actor Christopher Guest (Lord Haden-Guest) and, as the wife of a Lord, is titled Lady Haden-Guest, but she chooses not to use the title when in the United Sta ...more

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Is There Really a Human Race?

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Big Words for Little People

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Where Do Balloons Go?

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“I'm uninterested in superheroes. I am only interested in real stories, real people, real connection.”
Jamie Lee Curtis

“The more I like me, the less I want to pretend to be other people.”
Jamie Lee Curtis

“Exchange the words 'have to' with 'get to.' Exchange the word 'can't' with 'unwilling.”
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