How old was Jamie Lee Curtis in her first movie: Halloween?

Jamie Lee Curtis was 18 in Halloween when she played the character 'Laurie Strode'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1978.

This was her first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be her first actual acting role).

Today she is 64, and has starred in 85 movies in total, 83 of those since Halloween was released.

Did you know?

  • Director John Carpenter has worked with Jamie Lee Curtis a total of 11 times in her career.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis' first movie was as 'Laurie Strode' in Halloween, released in 1978 when she was 18
  • Halloween scores 7.57 out of 10 on TMDB.

How old do you think she looks in the movie?

In Halloween, I think Jamie Lee Curtis looks:

The cast of Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis in some of her other movies