JAMIE LEE CURTIS (Laurie Strode/Executive Producer) has
demonstrated her versatility as a film actress, starring in acclaimed films such
as the blockbuster True Lies, for which she won a Golden Globe Award; Trading
Places, for which she earned a British Academy of Film and Television Arts
(BAFTA) Award for Best Supporting Actress; A Fish Called Wanda, for which she
received both a BAFTA and Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress; and
the Walt Disney Pictures feature film Freaky Friday, for which she received a
Golden Globe Award nomination. It was her portrayal of Laurie Strode in
Halloween that was her film debut and brought her to the attention of audiences
worldwide. Now 40 years later, Curtis reprises that signature role in David
Gordon Green's highly anticipated Halloween, produced by horror guru Jason Blum.
Additional film credits include Spare Parts; You Again, which also starred
Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Bell and Betty White; Beverly Hills Chihuahua;
Christmas with the Kranks, opposite Tim Allen; The Tailor of Panama, which also
starred Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush; Fierce Creatures; Virus; Dominick and
Eugene; Blue Steel; My Girl; My Girl 2; Forever Young; Mother's Boys; House
Arrest; and Love Letters.
Most recently, Curtis returned to her horror roots, starring in two seasons
of the Ryan Murphy-created TV series Scream Queens, for which she received a
Golden Globe Award nomination. She also starred opposite Richard Lewis in the
acclaimed sitcom Anything But Love, which earned her a Golden Globe Award and a
People's Choice Award; as well as TNT's adaptation of The Heidi Chronicles based
on Wendy Wasserstein's play, which also earned her a Golden Globe Award
nomination. In 1998, Curtis starred in the CBS television film Nicholas' Gift
for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. More recently, her
episodic work includes New Girl and NCIS.
Curtis is also a The New York Times best-selling children's book author. Her
12th book, "Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale" will be released this fall. Her
11th book, "This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From," was
released on September 20, 2016 and became an instant The New York Times best
seller. Her other titles include "When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of
Her Youth," "Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born," "Today I Feel Silly, and
Other Moods That Make My Day," "I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little
Self-Esteem," "Where Do Balloons Go? An Uplifting Mystery," "It's Hard to Be
Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel," "Is There Really a Human Race?,"
"Big Words for Little People," "My Mommy Hung the Moon: A Love Story" and "My
Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sight and High Fives."
Curtis is an AIDS activist and has a deep and active connection to many
children's charities, which include the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and
Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Curtis is the mother of Annie, age 31, and Thomas, age 22. She has been
married for 33 years to actor/director Christopher Guest.
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