Born in White Rock, British Columbia, Jewel Staite knew she was destined for the screen at the tender age of six.
She appeared in numerous television series such as Space Cases, Flash Forward, Higher Ground and had recurring roles in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids! and Da Vinci’s Inquest. She also gave a very strong performance as Amy Jacobs in the The X-Files episode Oubliette.
To her fans, her most memorable role so far has been “Kaylee”, the beloved mechanic on Fox’s “Firefly”, which later became the major motion picture “Serenity”, in which Jewel reprised her role. Since then, she has signed on as the head of medicine on “Stargate: Atlantis” and the Stargate Atlantis: Extinction movie.
Present at FACTS: 2010