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Jamie Lee Curtis Biography

Jamie Lee Curtis

Facts of Jamie Lee Curtis

Date of Birth: 1958 , November-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch

Quick Timeline of Jamie Lee Curtis

1958 Born in Santa Monica, California, United States
1976 Graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall
1977 Began her acting career
1978 First movie, Halloween
1981 Earned the salary of $100,000 for her role in Halloween II
1989 Appeared in the television series, Anything but Love
1984 Married to Christopher Guest
1986 First child, Annie Guest
1990 Won Golden Globes, USA
1984 Won BAFTA Awards
1995 Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Detail Timeline of Jamie Lee Curtis

November 22 , 1958

Born in Santa Monica, California, United States

Jamie Lee Curtis was born in Santa Monica, California, United States of America to Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Both of her parents are a renowned name in the film industry. Her parents dissolved their married life in 1962. 

1976

Graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall

As a child, she was enrolled at Westlake School. She also attended Beverly Hills High School and Choate Rosemary Hall. She earned her high school graduation from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1976 and then she moved to California. 

1977

Began her acting career

She was in her late teens when she began her acting career. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Mary in a TV series titled The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. That year, she also appeared in the TV series Quincy, M.E, Columbo and Operation Petticoat. 

1978

First movie, Halloween

A year later after she made her acting debut, she starred in her debut movie. She made her feature film debut by starring in an American independent slasher film Halloween. Two years later, she appeared in the movie The Fog.

1981

Earned the salary of $100,000 for her role in Halloween II

In the early 1980s, her popularity rose after she portrayed the role of Laurie Strode in an American independent slasher film Halloween II. For this role, she earned the salary of $100,000. She has also starred in Halloween III: Season of the Witch. 

1989

Appeared in the television series, Anything but Love

Jamie Lee Curtis is an actress from United States. She is critically acclaimed for starring the role of Hannah Miller in an American television sitcom Anything but Love. She appeared in this TV series for about three years. 

December 18 , 1984

Married to Christopher Guest

Jamie Lee Curtis first saw love of her life Christopher Guest in a picture of a movie This Is Spinal Tap. After she saw his picture, she told her friend Debra Hill that she is going to marry her and she actually did. She got married to Christopher Guest on 18th of December 1984. 

1986

First child, Annie Guest

She became mother for the first time in her life in the mid 1980s. She and her loving husband Christopher Guest adopted their first child at the end of 1986. They adopted a boy in the mid 1990s. 

1990

Won Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it's an honor if any one wins this award. She has also won this award twice in her life. She won this award for the first time in 1990 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical. 

1984

Won BAFTA Awards

In 1984, she got nominated in BAFTA Awards for the first time in her life. She got nominated in this award for her role in the movie Trading Places and she won this award that year for Best Supporting Actress. 

1995

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

Till now she has been nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for four different times but she has won this award only once. She won this award in 1995 for best actress. 

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While Jamie Lee Curtis was in Los Angeles, she was enrolled at Westlake School. She also attended Beverly Hills High School and Choate Rosemary Hall. She earned her high school graduation from Choate Rosemary Hall in 1976 and then she joined the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Though she was interested in earning her degree in social work, she quit her education and then she entered into the acting world. She was aged 18 when she began her acting career. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Mary in a TV series titled The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. Next year, she made her feature film debut by starring in an American independent slasher film Halloween. In the early 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Prom Night, The Fog, Escape from New York, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch and  much  more. Her popularity rose after she portrayed the role of Laurie Strode in an American independent slasher film Halloween II. For this role, she earned the salary of $100,000. She is also critically acclaimed for her role in A Fish Called Wanda, True Lies, Anything but Love and so on. Her net worth is $35 million.

Jamie Lee Curtis first saw the love of her life Christopher Guest in a picture of a movie This Is Spinal Tap. After she saw his picture, she told her friend Debra Hill that she is going to marry her and she actually did. She got married to Christopher Guest on 18th of December 1984. As a loving husband and wife, they have been parents twice. Her nationality is American and she has Hungarian and Danish ethnicity.