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Jamie Lee Curtis

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Born: 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses

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1958 - Born in Los Angeles, California on the 22nd of  November.

1976 - She returned to California.

         - She attended the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, where she considered majoring in social work, but left after a semester in order to pursue an acting career. Universal Studios put her under contract, and she starred in the television series Operation Petticoat.

1978 - She made her TV debut in an episode of Columbo and her film debut in the classic 1978 horror film Halloween, playing the role of Laurie Strode, the only teenage character in the film who is not killed.

1980 - Her next film, Prom Night, was a low budget Canadian slasher film and was released in July.

1984 - Curtis married actor Christopher Guest on 18th of December.

1997 - She was reunited with the cast of A Fish Called Wanda for Fierce Creatures, another comedy farce in the same vein as Wanda. Unfortunately, the film was largely disappointing; but, the following year, Curtis rebounded with a return to familiar territory in Halloween: H2O.

1999 - She again ventured into the big-budget realm with the action thriller Virus, and had a supporting role in Daddy and Them, Billy Bob Thornton's sophomore writing directorial effort.

2003 - She also takes time to support various philanthropic groups. She was Guest of Honor at the 11th annual Gala and Fundraiser in 2003 for Women in Recovery, Inc.

2004 - She supported John Kerry in the presidential election.

2006 - In October, Curtis told Access Hollywood that she has closed the book on her acting career to focus on family.


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