Nov. 22nd, 1958
Los Angeles, California, USA
Guest TV Roles
Lt. Barbara Duran
Herself - Host
Herself - Guest
Jamie Lee Curtis is the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis (I). She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that she became famous for roles in movies like Trading Places (1983), Perfect (1985) and A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She starred in one of the biggest action films ever, True Lies (1994), for which she won a Golden Globe for her performance. In 1998 she starred in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) in which she reprised her role that made her famous back in 1978.
- During the 1980s she was engaged to Hollywood production designer 'J. Michael Riva' (qv), the grandson of screen legend 'Marlene Dietrich' (qv). Her godfather was MCA-Universal CEO 'Lew Wasserman' (qv).
- It was on her suggestion that _Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)_ (qv) was made.
- Once said that 'Dan Aykroyd' (qv) was the best on-screen kisser she ever worked with.
- Said in an interview on _Good Entertainment, with Michael Medved (2001) (TV)_ (qv) that, ironically, horror films terrify her and she prefers not to watch them.
- Her deleted scene from _The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)_ (qv) is included on the MGM Special Edition DVD, 2001, as the "Alternate Opening".
- Became formally known as Baroness Haden-Guest of Saling in the County of Essex (or, less formally, Lady Haden-Guest), when her husband, Christopher, inherited the barony in 1996 on the death of his father.
- Godmother of 'Jake Gyllenhaal' (qv).
- Adopted two children with 'Christopher Guest (I)' (qv): 'Annie Guest' (qv) (b. December 1986) and Thomas (b. March 1996).