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[[caption-width-right:250:Watch out [[Franchise/{{Halloween}} Michael]], she is here to kick your ass.]]

'''Jamie Lee Curtis''' (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress

Daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, she rose prominence in 1978 as ''the'' SlasherMovie FinalGirl in ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}''. She then appeared in a string of horror movies in the early 80's which cemented her the status as a Scream Queen.

Nowadays she is more known for her appearances in drama and comedy films.

She is married to actor Creator/ChristopherGuest and through him she obtained the status of {{the Baroness}} Haden-Guest

She has also written various children's books.
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!!Her filmography includes:

* ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}'' (1978) as Laurie Strode.
* ''Film/TheFog'' (1980)
* ''[[Film/PromNight1980 Prom Night]]'' (1980)
* ''Film/TerrorTrain'' (1980)
* ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' (1981), as the narrator and the voice of a computer.
* ''[[Film/HalloweenII1981 Halloween II]]'' (1981) as Laurie Strode
* ''Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch'' (1982), as voice of the phone operator.
* ''Film/TradingPlaces'' (1983)
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension'' (1984) as Sandra Banzai. [[DeletedRole Her scenes were originally cut]], but they appear in the extended DVD release.
* ''Film/AFishCalledWanda'' (1988)
* ''Film/TrueLies'' (1994)
* ''TheHeidiChronicles'' (1995)
* ''Film/HouseArrest'' (1996)
* ''Film/FierceCreatures'' (1997), as Willa. The film is often touted to be a SpiritualSequel to ''A Fish Called Wanda''.
* ''Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater'' (1998) as Laurie Strode.
* ''Film/{{Virus}}'' (1999), as Foster. Jamie's biggest [[OldShame shame to date]].
* ''RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer And The Island Of Misfit Toys'' (2001), as Queen Camilla.
* ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' (2002) as Laurie Strode.
* ''Film/{{Freaky Friday| 2003}}'' (2003)
* ''Film/BeverlyHillsChihuahua'' (2008)
* ''Film/ChristmasWithTheKranks'' (2004)
* ''Film/YouAgain'' (2010)
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