Jamie Lee Curtis

The daughter of legendary actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Curtis has starred in a variety of acclaimed films including “Freaky Friday,” “True Lies,” “Trading Places” and “A Fish Called Wanda.”

In television, she co-starred opposite Richard Lewis in the sitcom “Anything But Love,” and appeared in the title role in TNT’s adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s “The Heidi Chronicles.” She earned an Emmy nomination for her role in the CBS telefilm “Nicholas’ Gift,” and recently starred in “Scream Queens” on Fox.

Curtis has a deep and active connection to many children’s charities, including serving on the Board of Trustees at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has received awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Endowment of the Arts for her work.

In addition to acting, Curtis is also an author of best-selling children’s books – many dealing with complex issues such as adoption. She has sold more than 5 million books under the banner “Books to Grow By.” Titles include “Today I Feel Silly,” “It’s Hard to Be Five” and “Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born.”

Curtis is committed to supporting Women in Recovery and Children affected by AIDS. She has served on the Board of Directors of CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University) as well as The R. Scott Hitt Foundation.

Susan Wornick

For over two decades, Emmy-award winning Susan Wornick anchored Boston's top-rated Noon news broadcast at WCVB Channel 5 - - while also serving as NewsCenter 5’s consumer reporter. During her tenure, Wornick won many accolades for her work.

Wornick stepped down from the anchor desk in 2014, and continues to spend a tremendous amount of time volunteering with many notable charities in the New England area. Rosie’s Place, Catholic Charities, the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, Be Like Brit Foundation and Rodman Rides for Kids are just a few of the organizations where she lends her support.

In 2014, the Foundation for MetroWest in Natick established “The Susan Wornick Journalism Scholarship Fund.” The scholarship fund honors Wornick’s legacy at her alma mater, Natick High, and her commitment to help aspiring young journalists. "This business is all about the people and helping where we can, I hope to continue being a mentor and finding ways to give back."

Wornick is steadfast in continuing her lifelong passion of helping others and serving as a trusted advocate to those who need a voice to help tell their story. Susan was raised in Natick and resides in both Massachusetts and Florida.


Last Modified: 7/27/18