Award-Winning Actress, Activist & Author
Jamie Lee Curtis is an award-winning actress and bestselling author. She can currently be seen in the hit Sci-fi/Adventure film Everything Everywhere All at Once.
She has appeared in many acclaimed films such as Halloween, Trading Places, True Lies, Freaky Friday, and A Fish Called Wanda and has been honored with BAFTA Best Supporting Actress and Golden Globe Best Actress. Last year she reprised her role as "Laurie Strode" in the blockbuster 40th anniversary Halloween which broke records including the biggest opening for a movie starring a woman over 55.
She has appeared on television in the series Anything But Love, The Heidi Chronicles, Nicholas’ Gift, NCIS, New Girl, and Scream Queens which earned her a seventh Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy.
She is the author of 12 Bestselling Children’s Books. Me, Myselfie and I was published in 2018 by MacMillan.
She is a recovering alcoholic/addict and is an advocate for children, animals, and the environment. She has proudly served on the Boards of CASA and CHLA. She is an outspoken activist with an emphasis on LGBTQ+ rights as the mother of a trans daughter.
Jamie is an amateur photographer and apparently invented Instagram. She has been married to Christopher Guest for 35 years and they have two adult children, Annie and Ruby.
She was phenomenal. Many have said this was our best event yet, in large part to Jamie Lee Curtis. She was funny, she was sincere, and she had a great message.