Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest (; born November 22, 1958) is an American actress, author, and activist. She made her film debut in 1978, starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's horror film ''Halloween''. The film established her as a "scream queen", and she went on to appear in a string of horror movies throughout the early 1980s, including ''The Fog'', ''Prom Night'' and ''Terror Train'' (all 1980). She reprised the role of Laurie Strode in four sequels, including ''Halloween H20: 20 Years Later'' (1998) and ''Halloween'' (2018).
Curtis has compiled a body of film work that spans many genres, including 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 earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress. She won a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award and a Saturn Award for playing the role of Helen Tasker in James Cameron's ''True Lies'' (1994). Curtis' other films include ''Blue Steel'' (1990), ''My Girl'' (1991), ''Forever Young'' (1992), ''The Tailor of Panama'' (2001), ''Freaky Friday'' (2003), and ''You Again'' (2010).
Curtis received a Golden Globe and a People's Choice Award for her portrayal of Hannah Miller on the ABC sitcom, ''Anything But Love'' (1989–1992). She earned an Emmy Award nomination for her work in the television film ''Nicholas' Gift'' (1998). She also starred as Cathy Munsch on the Fox horror comedy series ''Scream Queens'' (2015–2016), for which she earned her seventh Golden Globe nomination.
Curtis is a daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She is married to Christopher Guest, with whom she has two adopted children. She has written numerous acclaimed children's books, with her 1998 release ''Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day'' making ''The New York Times''' best-seller list. She is also a frequent blogger for ''The Huffington Post''. Curtis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998. Provided by Wikipedia