Jamie Lee Curtis

BirthDay:

22 Nov 1958

BirthPlace:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Bio:

Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading Places (1983), Perfect (1985) and A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She starred in one of the biggest action films ever, True Lies (1994), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for her performance. Curtis also appeared on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979), and starred in Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (1981) as the title role. Her first starring role was opposite Richard Lewis on the ABC situation comedy Anything But Love (1989). In 1998, she starred in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) in which she reprised her role that made her famous back in 1978.

Her paternal grandparents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants, while two of her maternal great-grandparents were Danish.
Filmography

Actor ( 148 credits )

Spychosis (2017) Jamie
Spare Parts (2015) Principal
Scream Queens (2015)  Dean Cathy Munsch (23 episodes, 2015-2016)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Veronica Mars (2014) Gayle Buckley
Bystander Revolution (2014)  Herself (6 episodes, 2014)
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors (2014)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Beauty CULTure (2012) Herself
sCare Foundation Halloween Launch Benefit (2012) Herself
Home & Family (2012)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
Marie (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Artbound (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom (2011) Herself
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) Ryoko Matsuzaki (voice)
Unite for Japan (2011) Herself
The Little Engine That Could (2011) Bev (voice)
New Girl (2011)  Joan / ... (4 episodes, 2012-2014)
The Chew (2011)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
You Again (2010) Gail
The Talk (2010)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)
Special Collector's Edition (2010)  Helen Tasker / ... (3 episodes, 2012)
Food Revolution (2010)  Herself (2 episodes, 2011)
Hollywood's Top Ten (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010)  Laurie Strode (uncredited) (1 episode, 2010)
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber (2009) (1 episode, 2010)
Dirt! The Movie (2009) Herself - Narrator (voice)
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008) Herself
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) Aunt Viv
The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Greek Uncovered (2008)  Laurie Strode (archive footage) (uncredited) (1 episod
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007)  Laurie Strode / ... (archive footage) (5 episodes, 200
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2010)
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006) Herself (archive footage)
Rachael Ray (2006)  Herself (4 episodes, 2008-2012)
The Megan Mullally Show (2006)  Herself (1 episode, 2006)
The Kid & I (2005) Herself
Dancing with the Stars (2005)  Herself - Audience Member / ... (4 episodes, 2007-2010
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Herself - At 'You Again' Premiere (1 episode, 2010)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2010)
20 to 1 (2005)  Helen Tasker (uncredited) (1 episode, 2007)
Christmas with the Kranks (2004) Nora Krank
Tavis Smiley (2004)  Herself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 2010-2014)
The Tony Danza Show (2004)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Freaky Friday (2003) Tess Coleman
NCIS (2003)  Samantha Ryan (5 episodes, 2012)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Herself (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
VH1 Goes Inside (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Halloween: Resurrection (2002) Laurie Strode
The Wayne Brady Show (2002)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Super Short Show (2002)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song (2001) Narrator (voice)
Daddy and Them (2001) Elaine Bowen
The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards (2001) Herself
The Tailor of Panama (2001) Louisa Pendel
Richard & Judy (2001)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Revealed with Jules Asner (2001)  Herself (1 episode, 2002)
The Movie Loft (2001)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
The American Nightmare (2000) Herself (archive footage)
Drowning Mona (2000) Rona Mace
Pigs Next Door (2000)  Clara (voice)
Epidemic Africa (1999) Narrator
Virus (1999) Kit Foster
The Directors (1999)  Herself (1 episode)
The Martin Short Show (1999)  Herself (1 episode, 1999)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) Laurie Strode / Keri Tate
Homegrown (1998) Sierra Kahan
Comme au cinéma (1998)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
Celebrity Profile (1998)  Herself (2 episodes, 1998)
Fierce Creatures (1997) Willa Weston
The View (1997)  Herself (4 episodes, 1998-2008)
Corazón de... (1997)  Herself (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
House Arrest (1996) Janet Beindorf
Ellen's Energy Adventure (1996) Dr. Judy Peterson (uncredited)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Herself (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)  Herself - 'Patriot' (segment "Pinheads & Patriots") (1
Mundo VIP (1996)  Herself (1 episode, 1997)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Herself (3 episodes, 1996-2000)
Caiga quien caiga (1996)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Herself (3 episodes, 2001-2005)
The Drew Carey Show (1995)  Sioux (1 episode, 1996)
Very Important Pennis (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 1996)
The Frank Skinner Show (1995)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
True Lies (1994) Helen Tasker
My Girl 2 (1994) Shelly Sultenfuss
Mother's Boys (1993) Judith 'Jude' Madigan
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Herself (2 episodes, 1993-1998)
Forever Young (1992) Claire Cooper
My Girl (1991) Shelly DeVoto
Queens Logic (1991) Grace
The Full Wax (1991)  Herself (1 episode, 1994)
Blue Steel (1990) Megan Turner
The Howard Stern Show (1990)  Herself (1 episode, 1992)
Anything But Love (1989)  Hannah Miller (56 episodes, 1989-1992)
The Pat Sajak Show (1989)  Herself (2 episodes, 1989)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988) Wanda Gershwitz
Dominick and Eugene (1988) Jennifer Reston
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2001)
48 Hours (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
This Morning (1988)  Herself (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Talking Pictures (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 1988)
Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987) Lynn Taylor
A Man in Love (1987) Susan Elliott
Biography (1987)  Herself (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
CBS This Morning (1987)  Herself (1 episode, 1994)
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
Welcome Home (1986)
Perfect (1985) Jessie
Larry King Live (1985)  Herself (1 episode, 1993)
Tall Tales & Legends (1985)  Annie Oakley (1 episode, 1985)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) Sandra Banzai - Buckaroo's Mother (scenes deleted)
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984) Michelle 'Mike' Cody
Showbiz Today (1984)  Herself (1 episode, 1995)
Trading Places (1983) Ophelia
Love Letters (1983) Anna Winter
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) Curfew Announcer / Telephone Operator (voice) (uncredit
Wogan (1982)  Herself (1 episode, 1990)
Inside America (1982)  Herself (1 episode, 1982)
Road Games (1981) Pamela 'Hitch' Rushworth
Halloween II (1981) Laurie Strode
Escape from New York (1981) Narrator / Computer (voice) (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (9 episodes, 2007-2010)
Terror Train (1980) Alana Maxwell
Prom Night (1980) Kim
The Fog (1980) Elizabeth Solley
Fridays (1980)  Herself - Guest Host (1 episode, 1981)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)  Jen Burton (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Halloween (1978) Laurie Strode
The Love Experts (1978)
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)  Mary (1 episode, 1977)
Operation Petticoat (1977)  Lt. Barbara Duran (23 episodes, 1977-1978)
The Love Boat (1977)  Linda (1 episode, 1978)
Charlie's Angels (1976)  Linda Frye (1 episode, 1978)
Quincy M.E. (1976)  Girl in Dressing Room (1 episode, 1977)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Herself - Host / ... (3 episodes, 1980-1984)
Good Morning America (1975)  Herself (2 episodes, 1980-1985)
Dinah! (1974)  Herself (1 episode, 1977)
Match Game 73 (1973)  Herself (1 episode, 1980)
The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973) (5 episodes, 1978)
Columbo (1971)  Waitress (1 episode, 1977)
Film '72 (1971)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Hey Hey, It's Saturday (1971)  Herself (1 episode, 1998)
Donahue (1967)  Herself (1 episode, 1992)
The Hollywood Squares (1965)  Guest Appearance (1 episode, 1978)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)  Herself (1 episode, 1991)
Today (1952)  Herself (2 episodes, 1994-2006)

Director ( 1 credit )

Anything But Love (1989) (1 episode, 1992)