Jamie Le Curtis was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the child of hollywood legends Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. She began her film career with such horror films as "Halloween" and "The Fog." In 1983 she starred in "Trading Places" with Eddie Murphy and she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She became recognized as a comedic actress. In 1994 she won a Golden Globe award for her role in "True Lies." In 1993 she began writing children's books with her illustrator, Laura Cornell. She has been married to Christopher Guest since 1984. The couple has two adopted children, Anne Hayden Guest and Thomas Hayden Guest. She resides in California. In 2012 her title My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives made The New York Times Best Seller List.
Laura Cornell is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Laura Cornell include Big Words for Little People, Oh, Brother... Oh, Sister! (American Girl), and Is There Really a Human Race? Her title with Jamie Lee Curtis, My Brave Year of Firsts: Tries, Sighs, and High Fives, made The New York Times Best seller List for 2012.