Jamie Lee Curtis is without a doubt, one of the greatest female Hollywood performers of all time.
Her film career started in the 70s and it didn’t take long before she became a household name. Jamie was mostly known for starring in horror movies but over time, she took on more diverse roles. Some of Jamie’s more notable films include Trading Places, Blue Steel, Freaky Friday and my personal favorite, True Lies.
Although she’s known for her prolific acting career, what also makes Jamie so remarkable is her personal life. In case you didn’t know, Jamie is one very cool and inspiring lady. So check out these 13 amazing facts about Jamie Lee Curtis that most people don’t know…
1. Her film debut was a total success!
Jamie Lee Curtis made her big screen debut in the 1978 film “Halloween” by John Carpenter. Rogert Ebert gave the movie a rave review, comparing the low-budget slasher to Psycho. The success propelled Jamie to fame and helped her make a name for herself in Hollywood.
2. She gained the status of “Scream Queen” with audiences after her numerous roles in horror movies.
After her debut in Halloween, she starred in other thrillers such as The Fog, Terror Train, Prom Night, and Road Games.
3. She comes from a talented family!
Her parents, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, were very well known Hollywood performers. Tony was a film actor that spanned 6 decades, starring in classics suchas Some Like It Hot and Spartacus. Janet was a film actress and starred in Psycho, which won her the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
4. She recreated her mom’s iconic shower scene from Psycho.
Jamie appeared on an episode of the comedy horror TV series Scream Queens. She paid tribute to her mother and wonderfully recreated her mom’s famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller Psycho.