Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite

Age39Born on 2 June 1982 in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Jewel Belair Staite (born June 2, 1982) is a Canadian actress who portrayed Catalina in Space Cases, Kaylee Frye in Firefly and Serenity, and Dr. Jennifer Keller on Stargate Atlantis. Most recently, she starred as Raquel Westbrook in the Canadian drama, The L.A. Complex.Staite was born in White Rock, British Columbia. The youngest of seven children, she modeled as a child and has acted since age six. She has stated that she is of British, Irish, French Canadian, and Iroquois ancestry. Staite attended the Vancouver Film School and worked at the Vancouver Youth Theatre. She married actor Matt Anderson on April 25, 2003. On December 13, 2011, she announced they were divorcing in a post on her food blog. Staite played Kaylee Frye in the short-lived space westerntelevision seriesFirefly and its subsequent 2005 film, Serenity. She wrote a chapter in the book Finding Serenity, called "Kaylee Speaks: Jewel Staite On Firefly".She played Heidi Gotts in the television series Wonderfalls, and appeared in a Season Three episode of The X-Files.Staite played the role of head medical doctor Jennifer Keller in the Stargate SG-1 spinoff Stargate Atlantis,making her the third actor from the Firefly series to move on to appear in a Stargate series (the first being Adam Baldwin, who had a brief role as a colonel in the Stargate SG-1 Season Seven episode "Heroes", and the second being Morena Baccarin, who played Adria, the main villain in the tenth season of SG-1), and the second to take a recurring role. She replaced Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett). In the fifth season her character was changed from recurring status to part of the main cast. Before taking on the role as Dr. Keller she previously played the Wraith child Ellia in the Stargate Atlantis episode "Instinct".She also appeared in the 2010 Sci-Fi film, Mothman, under direction from Sheldon Wilson. Staite guest starred in an episode of Warehouse 13 as the love interest of Sheldon (played by Sean Maher, who played Jewel's love interest in Firefly). She also did voices in the animated TV series Mummies Alive! and Sabrina: The Animated Series for DIC Entertainment. As of 2012, Staite was a series regular on The L.A. Complex, in which she portrayed Raquel Westbrook, a struggling actress. The show aired in Canada on MuchMusic and in the U.S. on The CW. She also appeared recently in an episode of The Listener.
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Actor

State of Syn
Annika Drake
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Stargate: Atlantis
Jennifer Keller
11 votes
Firefly
Kaylee Frye
24 votes
Higher Ground
Daisy Lipenowski
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Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
Sally Prentiss
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Space Cases
Catalina
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The Odyssey (1992)
Labelia
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guest Roles

The Magicians
Episode 04x09
2019
The Order
Episode 01x05
2019
The Order
Episode 01x06
2019
The Magicians
Episode 04x07
2019
The Magicians
Episode 04x03
2019
The Case That Haunts Me
Episode 02x06
2018
The Good Doctor
Episode 02x06
2018
Blindspot
Episode 02x19
2017
Motive
Episode 04x13
2016
Castle
Episode 08x20
2016
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
Episode 01x10
2016
Con Man
Episode 01x10
2015
Con Man
Episode 01x01
2015
The Killing
Episode 03x11
2013
The Killing
Episode 03x09
2013
The Killing
Episode 03x05
2013
The Killing
Episode 03x04
2013
The Killing
Episode 03x02
2013
The Listener
Episode 04x01
2013
Supernatural
Episode 07x03
2011
Warehouse 13
Episode 02x02
2010
Wonderfalls
Episode 01x13
2004
Wonderfalls
Episode 01x11
2004
Huff
Episode 01x01
2004
Wonderfalls
Episode 01x08
2004
Wonderfalls
Episode 01x07
2004
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Episode 04x04
2002
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 04x04
2001
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 04x03
2001
7 Days
Episode 03x16
2001
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 03x05
2000
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 03x03
2000
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 02x02
1999
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 02x01
1999
So Weird
Episode 02x03
1999
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x11
1999
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x09
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x08
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x06
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x04
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x03
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x02
1998
Da Vinci's Inquest
Episode 01x01
1998
The X Files
Episode 03x08
1995
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Episode 04x12
1995
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Episode 03x03
1994