Jamie Lee Curtis is a film actress with starring roles in such acclaimed films as Freaky Friday, True Lies, Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. In television, Ms. Curtis co-starred opposite Richard Lewis in the sitcom Anything But Love, as well as the title role in TNT’s adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s play, The Heidi Chronicles, and the CBS telefilm.
Ms. Curtis is also an author of best-selling children’s books, having sold over five million books under the banner Books To Grow By: My Mommy Hung The Moon, A Love Story , BIG WORDS for Little People, Is There Really A Human Race?, It’s Hard To Be Five, Learning How To Work My Control Panel, I’m Gonna Like Me, Letting Off A Little Self Esteem, Where Do Balloons Go?An Uplifting Mystery, Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day, Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born, and When I Was Little, A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth.
Ms. Curtis has a deep and active connection to many children’s charities including, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh as well as being the official spokesperson for CAAF (The Children Affected by Aids Foundation), on whose Executive Advisory Board she is a serving member, and The Starlight/Starbright Foundation. Ms. Curtis is a recovering alcoholic/addict and was honored to have served on the Board of Directors of CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University). She currently serves on the board of The Scott Hitt Foundation. She is the mother of Annie, age 24 and Thomas, age 15 and has been married for 27 years to actor/director Christopher Guest.