Date of Birth: 06/02/1982
Place of birth: White Rock
Author: Elena Murzina
Jewel Staite was born June 2, 1982 in the Canadian town of White Rock, British Columbia (White Rock, British Columbia), but the first three years of life spent in Maui (Maui). The youngest of seven children, she worked as a model since childhood and 6 years became an actress, and scouts from the agency found Jewel, when she makes a purchase with his mother in a Vancouver shopping malls. According to Jewel, among her ancestors were English, Irish, French Canadians, and even the Iroquois. State studied at the Vancouver Film School (Vancouver Film School) and worked at the Vancouver Youth Theatre (Vancouver Youth Theatre).
April 25, 2003 she married actor Matthew Kevin Anderson (Matthew Kevin Anderson), but December 13, 2011 Jewel has announced on his blog that they divorced. As a State charity works with several organizations, which is dedicated to the fight against AIDS, since her uncle had died from the disease, and with `Dyslexia Foundation`, the foundation for dyslexic. Her favorite hobby - writing and traveling, she also maintains a blog about cooking.
She first appeared on the television screen in 1991, received a small role in the drama `Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories`. Then, in 1993, Jewel played in the TV movie `Liar lzhets` (Liar, Liar) and` The Only Way Out` and landed a role in the TV series `Odissey` (The Odyssey). After filming several television series and television films, including `X-Files` (The X-Files) in 1995, a young actress, finally offered a role in the constant part of the youth fiction series `Space Adventures`, which was followed by shooting in the popular Disney show `Flash Forward`. Jewel was even forced by two years to move from Vancouver to Toronto (Toronto) for `Flash Forward`, which is still considered one of the best teen series 90s.
In 2002, the State has received the role of mechanic Kaylee Frye in the `` Firefly, fiction series, which was only one season, but gained a cult reputation, and in the feature film `` The mission of Serenity, the sequel. For the role of Jewel had to gain 20 pounds of weight, but in between the TV series and the film is thin. But producers reassured the actress, saying that they still do not see anyone else in its place, so that she did not have to recover quickly with the help of cakes and fried potatoes. Jewel wrote a chapter in the book `Finding Serenity` entitled `Kaylee Speaks: Jewel Staite On Firefly`. Having played the role of Dr. Jennifer Keller in `Stargate Atlantis `(Stargate Atlantis), a spin-off series` Stargate SG-1` ( Stargate SG-1), it became the third actor from `Svetlyachka` who got into the universe of` Star vrat`. The first was Adam Baldwin (Adam Baldwin), who played a small role of Colonel in `Stargate SG-1`, and the second was the Morena Baccarin (Morena Baccarin), a colleague and friend of Jewel, who played the main villain named Adria (Adria) in the tenth season `SG-1`. Morena, by the way, was a bridesmaid at the wedding of State.
Voice Jewel Staite speak a few characters in the animated television series `Mummies Alive!` And `Sabrina: The Animated Series`.
The last work to date actress was the role of Raquel Westbrook (Raquel Westbrook) in the Canadian television series `The LA Complex` (2012).