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Jamie Lee Curtis

Born: 22 November 1958 (61 years old)
Gender: Female

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Jamie Lee Curtis is an American actress and author best known for her roles in such feature films as Halloween, The Fog, Trading Places, A Fish Called Wanda and True Lies.

Curtis was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween.

After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading Places (1983), Perfect (1985) and A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She starred in one of the biggest action films ever, True Lies (1994), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for her performance.

Curtis also appeared on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and starred in Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story as the title role.

Her first starring role was opposite Richard Lewis on the ABC situation comedy Anything But Love. In 1998, she starred in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later in which she reprised her role that made her famous back in 1978.

In 2011 she had a recurring role in the ninth season of the police procedural television series NCIS as Dr. Samantha Ryan, the head of DoD PsyOps Division who was in a relationship with Leroy Jethro Gibbs.


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Linda Frye

Samantha Ryan

Joan Day

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Dean Cathy Munsch

Dean Cathy Munsch

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Sioux

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