Jamie Lee Curtis

Born: 11/22/1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles

Film and television actress who rose from the dubious distinction of being the “Queen of Crud” to star in several successful comedies. Her films include Trading Places (1983), A Fish Called Wanda (1988), True Lies (1994), and the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday. She has written several successful books for young children. She is the daughter of actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh and is married to actor-director Christopher Guest (This is Spinal Tap, Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman).

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