Jamie Lee Curtis
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Jamie Lee Curtis: biography
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis was born November 22, 1958 in America. And not somewhere, and in Los Angeles in a family of actors. Fate has determined her profession. Jamie in his veins flows Jewish, Danish, and Hungarian blood.
It would seem, growing up in a family of actors should be bright and rich experiences, but with Jamie it was different. When she was 4 years old, his parents divorced. Jamie and her older sister left to live with her mother. The girls ‘ mother soon remarried.
Jamie Lee Curtis grew quiet and calm girl, studied well at school, not naughty. After high school, went to College in Connecticut and then at the faculty of social work of the University in Stockton. However, in high school she studied all semester. By this time Jamie was finally confirmed in the opinion that social work was not her calling. She wanted to become an actress.
Jamie had talent, so she was not surprised when Director carpenter asked her to star in the film «Halloween». It was in 1978 when the girl was 20 years old. Her debut was so successful that the Director invited him in the next film — «the Fog». Then there was the shooting in the project «Train of terror». Three consecutive roles in horror movies – that was enough to make Lee Curtis has earned the reputation of «lady of horrors.» Fortunately, in this role she did not stay long.
In 1983, Jamie appeared in the Comedy «Changing places», and in 1988 played in the movie «a Fish called Wanda». Comic roles the actress has been not less brilliant, than the role in horror movies. In «Changing places» Jamie played a prostitute Ophelia, and the «Fish called Wanda» – the Heartbreaker temptress, demonstrates the wonders of ingenuity and resourcefulness of the thieves.
Skinny, short-haired Jamie Lee Curtis highlights the sexual energy from the screen. This is especially felt in the film «Perfection», where she played a fitness trainer. Before filming she spent six months tortured himself with exercise and went swimming, got rid of the extra pounds. Then there was a new image of female police officers in the film «Blued steel», the role of editor of a major radio company in the film «Love letters» and others. In each of these images, Jamie was convincing.
And yet the audience was used to seeing her in comedic roles. In 1992 in rolling out the film «My girl» with Lee Curtis. The crew was hoping for success, but a lyrical story, is more inclined to the drama, disappointed fans of the actress.
In 1998 and 2002, the actress starred in two parts of «Halloween» and in 2003 played the teenager in the Comedy «Freaky Friday». The audience was delighted with the transformation of Mature woman in the girl. During the work the actress has twice received a Golden globe, several times nominated for other prestigious awards.
In 1984, Jamie was married to reporter Chris guest of an English Lord and the Baron. The couple has a daughter Anna and son Thomas, both of child’s adoptive parents.
Their family lives happily together in their own mansion in the historic district of Los Angeles.
Jamie Lee Curtis saw the customs of Hollywood since childhood. She always wanted to have a family, and feared the alcohol and drug abuse. So Jamie worked on themselves, have led a healthy lifestyle. She does not suffer from «star disease», in between work on the set, writes books for children.
Jamie Lee Curtis has modest by Hollywood standards lifestyle: the parties does not appear, the scandal is not involved. But the actress got exactly what I dreamed of all my life – family, job and peace of mind.
- «Trading places»
- «Freaky Friday»
- «Man in love»
- «Train of terror»
- «Love letters»
- «Man in love»
- «Christmas with the kranks»
- «Blue steel»
- «Robot life»