Jamie Lee Curtis Bio, Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Husband, Height, Parents, Siblings, Movies

Jamie Lee Curtis Biography

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American film and television actress, as well as a writer. Following her husband’s inheritance of the Barony, she became formally known as Baroness, ‘Lady Haden-Guest.’ Her debut film, ‘Halloween,’ in which she played Laurie Strode, was a success, establishing her as a notable actress in the horror genre.


Jamie Lee Curtis’s Age

She is 64 years old as of November 2022. Lee Curtis was born on On November 22, 1958, in Santa Monica, California, the United States of America.

Jamie Lee Curtis Education

She attended the all-girls ‘Westlake School’ (now ‘Harvard-Westlake School’) in Los Angeles, where she was a cheerleader alongside Gigi Garner, who went on to become a film producer. Jamie Lee Curtis then attended ‘Beverly Hills High School.’ She graduated from ‘Choate Rosemary Hall’ in Connecticut in 1976. She enrolled in the ‘University of the Pacific’ in Stockton, California, after graduating. She intended to major in social work, but after a semester, she dropped out to pursue acting.

Jamie Lee Curtis Height

Lee stands at a height of 5’7″ (170 cm) tall.

Jamie Lee Curtis Family

Lee Curtis was born in Santa Monica, California, on November 22, 1958, to Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Her parents were both movie stars who divorced in 1962. Her older sister is actress Kelly Curtis. Her father’s side had the rest of her half-siblings.

Jamie Lee Curtis’s Siblings

Curtis’s siblings are Alexandra Curtis, Allegra Curtis, Ben Curtis, Kelly Curtis, and Nicholas Curtis.

Jamie Lee Curtis Husband- Daughter

She married J. Michael Riva, a Hollywood production designer, in the 1980s. He is the grandson of the late Marlene Dietrich. She married actor Christopher Guest on December 18, 1984. She and Christopher Guest had two children, Annie (born in 1986) and Thomas.

Jamie Lee Curtis’s Career

She began her acting career in television, appearing in single episodes of shows such as ‘Columbo’ (1977), ‘The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977), and ‘Charlie’s Angels (1977). (1978). In 1978, she played Lt. Barbara Duran, a nurse in the 23-episode military comedy ‘Operation Petticoat,’ which was based on a 1959 film starring his father, Tony Curtis. The same year, she made her debut in the classic horror film ‘Halloween,’ which went on to become a major hit and was deemed to have made the most money as an independent film at the time. Her portrayal of Laurie Strode in ‘Halloween’ earned her praise and landed her roles in several other horror films over the next few years. In 1980, he directed ‘The Fog,’ ‘Terror Train,’ and ‘Prom Night,’ and in 1981, he directed ‘Road games.’

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Jamie Lee Curtis Photo

Among her 1990s films are “Queens Logic” (1991), “My Girl” (1991), “Forever Young” (1992), “My Girl 2” (1994), “Mother’s Boys” (1994), “Homegrown” (1998), and “Virus” (1999). She served on the jury of the ‘Cannes Film Festival’ in 1992. This talented actress is also a well-known children’s book author who has received positive feedback from both readers and critics. Her foray into children’s literature began in 1993 with the publication of ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Memoir Old’s of Her Youth.’ Her books are published by ‘HarperCollins Children’s Books’ and feature illustrations by Laurel Cornell. With ‘True Lies,’ opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, she successfully navigated the action thriller genre in 1994. She was awarded the ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.’

Along with her success on the big screen, she continued to explore television movies, including the 1995 film ‘The Heidi Chronicles,’ which was adapted from Wendy Wasserstein’s original play. Her role as ‘Heidi Holland’ earned her a Golden Globe nomination for ‘Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film.’ Following the adoption of her first child, Annie, she wrote her second book, ‘Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born,’ in 1996. Her 1998 book ‘Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day’ charted in the ‘New York Times best-seller list for ten weeks. The same year, she was nominated for a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for her performance as Maggie Green in the television film ‘Nicholas.’

She has written numerous other books in addition to appearing in films and television series. ‘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’ are among them (2010). Her 2006 book ‘Is There Really a Human Race?’ was inspired by a question posed by her adopted son Tom. She returned to ‘Disney’ in 2008, playing Aunt Viv in ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua,’ a live-action animated film. Piper Perabo, in addition to her, was a live action character.
Her other notable television credits include ‘NCIS’ (2012) and ‘New Girl’ (2012 to 2015).

She also appeared in many episodes of ‘Match Games’ as a panellist. She was seen in the American comedy horror television series ‘Scream Queens’ in 2015 and 2016. In 2018, Jamie Lee Curtis reprised her role as Laurie Strode in the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series. The film was a big hit and grossed over $253 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film in the franchise. In 2019, she appeared in the American mystery crime film ‘Knives Out’.
She was the honorary guest of the Venice, California-based non-profit organization ‘Women in Recovery’ in 2003. It was the organization’s eleventh annual gala and fundraising event. She is a strong supporter of children’s hospitals and serves on the board of ‘Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.’ She also hosts the ‘Dream Halloween’ event, which is hosted by the ‘Children Affected by AIDS Foundation’ every October. In March 2012, she co-starred with Brad Pitt and Martin Sheen in Dustin Lance Black’s play ‘8.’ It was performed at the ‘Wilshire Ebell Theatre’ and broadcast on ‘YouTube’ to benefit the ‘American Foundation for Equal Rights.’

Jamie Lee Curtis Net Worth

Lee has an estimated net worth of 60 million dollars.

Jamie Lee Curtis Movies

1. Halloween (1978)
2. Trading Places (1983)
3. True Lies (1994)
4. Knives Out (2019)
5. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
6. Escape from New York (1981)
7. Halloween (2018)
8. Halloween II (1981)
9. The Fog (1980)
10. My Girl (1991)