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|Jamie Lee Curtis|
|Date of birth:||November 22nd, 1958|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|1st Horror:||Halloween (1978)|
Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and a modern-day "scream queen" of horror cinema. She was born in Los Angeles, California to Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, herself an infamous scream queen who immortalized the role of Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Jamie Lee Curtis is best known for playing the role of "final girl" Laurie Strode, sister of Michael Myers in the Halloween film franchise. She is also known for her work in the 1983 comedy film, Trading Places, which earned her recognition amongst fans for having a brief topless scene, as indicated by Randy Meeks in the 1996 movie Scream. She played Helen Tasker in James Cameron's 1994 action film True Lies, where her sexuality comes into play again as she does a sexy striptease dance. Curtis returned to her Halloween roots in 1998, reprising the role of Laurie Strode for Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later. She played Strode again in Halloween: Resurrection in 2002. In between those two films, she played Kit Foster in the sci-fi/horror film Virus. On September 15th, 2017, Curtis confirmed that she would be reprising the role of Strode in the Halloween sequel set for release on October 19th, 2018. The film is a sequel to 1981's Halloween II.
Body of work[edit | edit source]
|The Fog||1980||Elizabeth Solley|
|Prom Night||1980||Kim Hammond|
|Terror Train||1980||Alan Maxwell|
|Halloween II||1981||Laurie Strode|
|Halloween III||1982||Curfew announcer|
|Halloween H20||1998||Laurie Strode|
|Halloween: Resurrection||2002||Laurie Strode|
|Halloween Kills||2020||Laurie Strode|
|Halloween Ends||2021||Laurie Strode|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Regards herself as Laurie Strode's "guardian angel". 
- Purchased all of the on-screen attire for Laurie Strode herself from J.C. Penney. 
- Sister-in-law of casting director Pamela Guest.
- Jamie Lee Curtis was born on the same day as actor Bruce Payne who starred in Full Eclipse and Warlock III: The End of Innocence.
- Jamie Lee Curtis won the 1981 Genie Award for the category of Best Performance by a Foreign Actress for her portrayal of Kim Hammond in Prom Night.
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