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Jamie Lee Curtis, once known as the 'queen of scream,' has fun with her role on 'Scream Queens'

Jamie Lee Curtis, once known as the 'queen of scream,' has fun with her role on 'Scream Queens'

Jamie Lee Curtis is seated in the all-white kitchen of her Santa Monica home when the conversation takes an unexpected yet happily relatable turn: She began quoting a Sheryl Crow pop hit as representative of her guiding principle for life.

"I live by the song lyric, 'All I want to do is have a little fun before I die,'" the 57-year-old actress said with a slight lilt, calling up the 1994 hit "All I Wanna Do." "That is me. I want to have a little fun before I die. That is why I said yes to this role."

It's the sort of disclosure that might elicit a snicker or eye roll from the very character she's referring to: Dean Cathy Munsch, the cynical,...

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