Jamie Lee Curtis Headshot
Are you Jamie Lee Curtis?
Claim Jamie's Profile

Jamie Lee Curtis      

Actress, Activist, Author; Best Known For Her Roles in "Halloween" & "Freaky Friday"

Jamie Lee Curtis is an actress with starring roles in such acclaimed films as Freaky Friday, True Lies, Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda.

In television, Ms. Curtis co-starred opposite Richard Lewis in the sitcom Anything But Love, as well as the title role in TNT’s adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s play, The Heidi Chronicles, and the CBS telefilm Nicholas’ Gift for which she earned an Emmy nomination. She recently appeared as Dr. Samantha Ryan on NCIS and proudly played one of the plaintiffs, Sandy Stier, in ‘8’ the play by Dustin Lance Black about the 2010 federal court case against Proposition 8.

She is currently playing the role of Cathy Munsch in Fox's Horror Comedy "Scream Queens."

Ms. Curtis is also an author of best-selling children’s books, having sold over five million books under the banner Books To Grow By: My Mommy Hung The Moon, A Love Story , BIG WORDS for Little People, Is There Really A Human Race?, It’s Hard To Be Five, Learning How To Work My Control Panel, I’m Gonna Like Me, Letting Off A Little Self Esteem, Where Do Balloons Go? An Uplifting Mystery, Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born, and When I Was Little, A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth. She just published her 10th book entitled My Brave Year of Firsts; Tries, Sighs and High Fives.

Ms. Curtis has a deep and active connection to many children’s charities. Ms. Curtis is a recovering alcoholic/addict and was honored to have served on the Board of Directors of CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University) and The Scott Hitt Foundation. She is currently serving on the Board of Trustees at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

She is the mother of Annie, age 26 and Thomas, age 17 and has been married for 28 years to actor/director Christopher Guest.

Speech Topics


Journey from Acting to Addiction to Activism

Building Self Esteem in Our Children

I'm Gonna Like Me: Empowering our Daughters and Ourselves

Building an Award Winning Life

An Evening with Jamie Lee Curtis*

Building Self-Esteem in Children

Appreciating the Beauty of Getting Older

News


Jamie Lee Curtis Speaks To Exceptional Minds Graduating Class of 2015

Jamie Lee Curtis shared some valuable industry advice with the young visual effects artists at last week’s open house held at the Exceptional Minds vocational school for young adults with autism in Sherman Oaks.

Jamie Lee Curtis in 'Scream Queens': Curtis on Returning to Horror ...

Executive producer Ryan Murphy said he wouldn't have made “Scream Queens” without Jamie Lee Curtis — the original Scream Queen herself. Now Curtis ...

Jamie Lee Curtis recreates mom's iconic "Psycho" image - CBS News

Jamie Lee Curtis is finally following in her mother's footsteps. Curtis, who will be in the much buzzed-about "Scream Queens," recreated her mom's shower ...

#ImWithHer: Jamie Lee Curtis, Shonda Rhimes among celebs backing Hillary Clinton

In a new video accompanied by the hashtag #ImWithHer, 17 celebrity women express their support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Related Speakers View all


More like Jamie