- Real nameJamie Lee Curtis, Baroness Haden-Guest
- Date of birthNovember 22, 1958
- Age63 years
- Zodiac signScorpio
- BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA
Parents and family
- Father Tony Curtis
- Mother Janet Leigh
- Sister Kelly Curtis
- Half-sister Alexandra Curtis, Allegra Curtis
- Half-brother Benjamin Curtis, Nicholas Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis husband
Jamie Lee Curtis rose to prominence thanks to her fantastic acting talent. She is the winner of various accolades, including 2 Golden Globes, BAFTA and American Comedy Awards. Her parents, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, and sister Kelly are actors as well.
When Curtis was a law student, she understood that she wanted to follow in her parents’ footsteps. In 1977, she gained her debut television part in an episode of Quincy, M.E. Today, she is famed for starring in Operation Petticoat, Anything but Love, New Girl and Scream Queens series plus several films, including She’s in the Army Now, Money on the Side, As Summers Die and Nicholas Gift.
Jamie’s big screen debut happened in the 1978 movie Halloween. The part of Laurie Strode brought her popularity and the performer proceeded with playing in all the sequels. Among her other credits are The Fog, Prom Night, Trading Places, Love Letters, Perfect, Blue Steel, My Girl, Forever Young, Mother’s Boys, True Lies, Freaky Friday, Christmas with the Kranks, You Again plus Knives Out.
Additionally, Jamie Lee Curtis deals with writing. She is an author of several books for kids, including 1998 bestseller Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day. She also writes for The Huffington Post website.
In the early 1980s, Curtis was romantically linked to production designer J. Michael Riva. On December 18, 1984, she tied knots with Christopher Guest. As the spouses suffered from infertility, they adopted daughter Annie in 1986. And in 1996, an adopted baby boy named Thomas became the newest addition to the family.
Despite being a very successful woman, Jamie had problems with alcohol and was addicted to painkillers. However, she managed to battle her addictions in 1999 and never faced them again. She considers the recovery to be her greatest achievement.
A curious fact: Jamie is a godmother of movie star Jake Gyllenhaal.