Pictures of young Jamie Lee Curtis peek into the early days of the American actress and author who first made headway in her acting career in the 1978 horror film Halloween
. In the years since, Curtis has become a household name, not to mention one of the best American actresses working today
. But before all the fame and fortune, and yogurt commercials, Jamie Lee Curtis was quite the looker as evidenced in this slideshow of what Jamie Lee Curtis looked like when she was young.
It didn't take long after Jamie Lee Curtis began appearing in films before she started to earn numerous awards. For performance in the 1980 film Prom Night
, she was nominated for the Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress and in the film Terror Train
released the same year, she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress. She starred in the 1983 film Trading Places
and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She also received multiple nominations for her role in the 1988 film A Fish Called Wanda
Jamie Lee Curtis was nominated for multiple awards in the blockbuster hit True Lies
in 1994 and won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and a Saturn Award for Best Actress.
In addition to being a major Hollywood figure, Curtis is also a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post
. She's done all of these things while remaining one of the most beautiful actresses
around. Don't believe me? Check out these photos of young Jamie Lee Curtis to see for yourself. Collection Photo: Buena Vista Picture/ Courtesy Everett