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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 also a vocal advocate for women to embrace aging and to wear their wrinkles and gray hairs with pride.

She is married to British 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) as Elizabeth Solley
* ''Film/{{Prom Night|1980}}'' (1980) as Kim
* ''Film/TerrorTrain'' (1980) as Alana
* ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' (1981) as the narrator and the voice of a computer
* ''[[Film/HalloweenII1981 Halloween II]]'' (1981) as Laurie Strode
* ''Film/RoadGames'' (1981) as Hitch
* ''Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch'' (1982) as voice of the phone operator
* ''Film/TradingPlaces'' (1983) as Ophelia
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension'' (1984) as Sandra Banzai [[note]][[DeletedRole Her scenes were originally cut]], but they appear in the extended DVD release.[[/note]]
* ''Film/AFishCalledWanda'' (1988) as Wanda Gershwitz
* ''Film/BlueSteel'' (1989) as Megan Turner
* ''Film/MyGirl'' (1991) as Shelly [=DeVoto=]
* ''Film/TrueLies'' (1994) as Helen Tasker
* ''Theatre/TheHeidiChronicles'' (1995) as Heidi Holland
* ''Film/HouseArrest'' (1996) as Janet Beindorf
* ''Film/FierceCreatures'' (1997) as Willa [[note]]The film is often touted to be a SpiritualSequel to ''A Fish Called Wanda''.[[/note]]
* ''Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater'' (1998) as Laurie Strode
* ''Film/{{Virus}}'' (1999) as Foster [[note]]Jamie's biggest [[OldShame shame to date]].[[/note]]
* ''RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer And The Island Of Misfit Toys'' (2001), as Queen Camilla
* ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' (2002) as Laurie Strode
* ''Film/{{Freaky Friday| 2003}}'' (2003) as Tess Coleman
* ''Film/ChristmasWithTheKranks'' (2004) as Nora Krank
* ''Film/BeverlyHillsChihuahua'' (2008) as Viv
* ''Film/YouAgain'' (2010) as Gail
* ''Anime/FromUpOnPoppyHill'' (2011) as the voice of Ryoko
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