Jamie Lee Curtis (born 1958) is an American actress
Daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, she rose prominence in 1978 as the Slasher Movie Final Girl in Halloween. She then appeared in a string of horror movies in the early 80's which cemented her the status as a Scream Queen.
Nowadays she is more known for her appearances in drama and comedy films.
She is married to actor Christopher Guest and through him she obtained the status of The Baroness Haden-Guest
She has also written various children's books.
Her filmography includes:
- Halloween (1978) as Laurie Strode.
- Halloween II (1981)
- Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), as voice of the phone operator.
- Halloween H2O (1998)
- Halloween Resurrection (2002)
- The Fog (1980)
- Prom Night (1980)
- Terror Train (1980)
- Escape from New York (1981), as the narrator and the voice of a computer.
- Trading Places (1983)
- The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984) as Sandra Banzai. Her scenes were originally cut, but they appear in the extended DVD release.
- A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
- True Lies (1994)
- The Heidi Chronicles (1995)
- House Arrest (1996)
- Fierce Creatures (1997), as Willa. The film is often touted to be a Spiritual Sequel to A Fish Called Wanda.
- Virus (1999), as Foster. Jamie's biggest shame to date.
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer And The Island Of Misfit Toys (2001), as Queen Camilla.
- Freaky Friday (2003)
- Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
- You Again (2010)