Golden Globe-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis shared a photo of herself in a theatre with a group of women working for the cinema sector and expressed her excitement about The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which will officially open in Los Angeles, on April 30, 2021.
Regarding The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is the museum dedicated to art and science of movies, ‘Forever Young’ star wrote:
“The long history of motion pictures in Los Angeles finally has a spectacular museum to honor that legacy. @academymuseum Philanthropic women have lead the way and I’m excited to be a part of their efforts.”
Then, 61-year-old Curtis mentioned about her contributions and her lovely family:
“My donation, with my sister, Kelly, is in honor of our parents, Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, both who reached great heights of stardom, both from difficult, meager beginnings.”
The actress, who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, spoke of lack of diversity in The Academy:
“It’s a crucial time for the motion picture industry to expand and acknowledge its lack of diversity and they are doing so.”
In return, her followers left the following comments, and shared her excitement:
“What a wonderful legacy; your parents are very proud🌈” said, Anita Insaks.
“Congratulations. You have led the way for so many” added, Sean James.
“This is wonderful but I do hope to see more women of color amongst this group” wrote, Olivia Falcon.