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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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Jen Burton

Linda Frye

Samantha Ryan

Joan Day

Joan Day

Joan Day

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Dean Cathy Munsch

Dean Cathy Munsch

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Herself

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Host: Technical Awards Banquet

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Sioux

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Winner - Herself

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Presenter - Herself

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LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Friday 25 September

Nasty C is a Zulu Man in Japan on Netflix and a new season of Lost Gold of WWII starts on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


Idols 16: Top 16 girls' song choices

Oh girls just wanna have fun.


Meet the new characters on Arendsvlei's upsized Season 3

See who's coming to town from Monday (28th).


Deur Dik en Dun Teasers - October 2020

Sureyya leaves and then returns causing mayhem. Also, the exhumation takes place.


Series Review: Lovecraft Country Episode 6

The show hits a hot streak of great TV. A five star episode. Anti-war. A true love story.


Gebroke Harte 3 - October 2020

A sad farewell leads to a shocking reading of a will.


New on TV today: Wednesday 23 September

Discovery takes you on an Expedition to the Edge as Lifetime investigates Hell in the Heartland.


New! Legacy Teasers - September 2020

Introducing the first teasers for M-Net's 19h00 novela in the wake of its Monday premiere...


Maid in Mahattan on eExtra Teasers - October 2020

Victor's memory of the robbery comes back!

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