Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress, author, and activist who has appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout her career. She was born on November 22, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, to actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.
Curtis began her acting career in the late 1970s, starring in horror films such as "Halloween" (1978) and "The Fog" (1980). She later transitioned to more mainstream roles, appearing in comedies like "Trading Places" (1983) and "A Fish Called Wanda" (1988), for which she received a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Throughout her career, Curtis has been known for her versatility as an actress and her willingness to take on challenging and unconventional roles. She has also been recognized for her advocacy work on issues such as children's healthcare, literacy, and the environment.
In addition to her acting work, Curtis has also authored several children's books, including "Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day" and "Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born." She has been married to actor Christopher Guest since 1984 and has two children with him.
Jamie Lee Curtis remains a highly respected figure in the entertainment industry, and her contributions to film and advocacy continue to inspire and influence others.