Jamie Lee Curtis Nominated for an Oscar for the First Time at Age 64, and Her Reaction Is Priceless

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After decades of captivating audiences with her dynamic performances, Jamie Lee Curtis has finally earned the recognition she deserves with her first-ever Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Known for her iconic roles in films like Halloween and Knives Out, Curtis has consistently delivered outstanding performances throughout her illustrious career. We believe it was a well-deserved nomination.

Curtis’ career began in the late 1970s with her breakout role in the horror classic Halloween.

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Since then, Jamie has starred in a diverse range of films, showcasing her ability to tackle various characters and genres efficiently. From comedies like Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda to dramas like True Lies and Freaky Friday, Jamie Lee Curtis has repeatedly proven that she is a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood.

While the Academy may have overlooked her, Jamie Lee Curtis has received recognition from other award organizations.


One of her most significant awards was the BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress in 1984, which she won for her role in the film Trading Places. This award was a major milestone and marked a turning point in her career, recognizing her exceptional talent and range as an actress. Additionally, she has received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in A Fish Called Wanda and True Lies.

She has also been honored with SAG awards for her performances in True Lies and Everything Everywhere All at Once. And, to recognize her contributions to the entertainment industry, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.

This year, Jamie Lee Curtis has finally been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Everything Everywhere All at Once.

On January 24, 2023, Jamie received the surprise of a lifetime when she found out she was nominated for her first-ever Oscar! And let’s just say her reaction was nothing short of pure joy and excitement. Jamie wrote on her Instagram, “THIS IS WHAT SURPRISE LOOKS LIKE!” and shared some precious pictures from the special moment her dear friend and Oscar-winning producer Debbie Oppenheimer captured.

It was a moment filled with emotions as the two friends watched the announcements together, just like Curtis had done for Oppenheimer the year she won her Oscar. And as Curtis’ name was called, the room erupted with cheers, tears, and a big hug from her husband.

But the celebrations didn’t stop there, as Curtis’ Everything Everywhere All at Once co-star Stephanie Hsu was also nominated in the same category. The film received an impressive 11 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Michelle Yeoh), and Best Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan).

It’s safe to say that this was a moment that Curtis and Oppenheimer will cherish forever, and it’s clear that Curtis’ hard work and talent have finally been recognized in the most glorious way. So, let’s raise a glass to Jamie Lee Curtis and her historic Oscar nomination!

Do you think Jamie Lee Curtis will take home the Oscar for her performance in Everything Everywhere All at Once?


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