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Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite makes her feature film debut in Serenity. At 23 years old she is a Gemini Best Actor nominee (Canada's prestigious equivalent of our Emmy) for her role in Disney's Flash Forward with Ben Foster. This TV Series also earned her a nomination for the Canadian Television Film and Showcase Award.

Jewel made her second home at the Vancouver Youth Theatre, where her training led her to numerous large television roles. These included starring opposite James Brolin and Natasha Henstridge in Lifetime's Widow on the Hill and her memorable role in the Showtime pilot of Huff with Hank Azaria, Blythe Danner and Oliver Platt.

In addition, Jewel has several TV series under her belt including Fox Family's Higher Ground with Hayden Christensen, the role of Kaylee in Firefly, a recurring role on the highly praised FOX series Wonderfalls and NBC's Just Deal. She has made guest appearances on Showtime's Dead Like Me, opposite Ellen Muth and Rebecca Gayheart; UPN's Seven Days with Jonathan LaPaglia; FOX's The X-Files opposite David Duchovny; and CBC's The Odyssey and DaVinci's Inquest. Jewel currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Jewel Staite Facts

Birth NameJewel Belair Staite
OccupationActress
BirthdayJune 2, 1982 (35)
SignGemini
BirthplaceWhite Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Jewel Staite compared to you?
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Selected Filmography

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