She has appeared in many acclaimed films such as Halloween, Trading Places, BAFTA Best Supporting Actress, True Lies, Golden Globe Best Actress, Freaky Friday and A Fish Called Wanda. Last year she reprised her role as Laurie Strode in the blockbuster 40th anniversary Halloween which broke records including the biggest opening for a movie starring a woman over 55.
She has appeared on television in the series Anything But Love, Golden Globe, The Heidi Chronicles and Nicholas’ Gift, Emmy Nomination, NCIS, New Girl and Scream Queens which earned her a seventh Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy.
She is the author of 12 Bestselling Children’s Books. Me, Myselfie and I was published in 2018 by MacMillan.
She is a recovering alcoholic/addict and is an advocate for children, animals and the environment and has proudly served on the Boards of CASA and CHLA. She is an outspoken activist, an amateur photographer and apparently invented Instagram.
Jamie has been married to Christopher Guest for 35 years and they have two adult children, Annie and Tom.
- Journey from Acting to Addiction to Activism
- I’m Gonna Like Me: Empowering our Daughters and Ourselves
- Building an Award Winning Life
- An Evening with Jamie Lee Curtis
- Building Self-Esteem in Children