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Jewel Staite is a Actor Canadienne born on 2 june 1982 at White Rock (Canada)

Jewel Staite

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Birth name Jewel Belair Staite
Nationality Canada
Birth 2 june 1982 (41 years) at White Rock (Canada)

Jewel Belair Staite (born June 2, 1982) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Catalina in Space Cases (1996–1997), Kaylee Frye in Firefly (2002–2003) and its spin-off film Serenity (2005), and Dr. Jennifer Keller on Stargate Atlantis (2007–2009). Staite has also starred as Raquel Westbrook in the Canadian drama The L.A. Complex (2012), and Caroline Swift in the crime drama, The Killing (2013-2014).


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 was married to actor Matt Anderson from 2003 to 2011.

In May 2015, she became engaged to her boyfriend Charlie Ritchie. Later the same month, she announced she was pregnant with her first child, a boy.

Usually with

Joss Whedon
Joss Whedon
(2 films)
Terry Notary
Terry Notary
(1 films)
Ron Glass
Ron Glass
(2 films)
Alan Tudyk
Alan Tudyk
(2 films)
Jack N. Green
Jack N. Green
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jewel Staite (13 films)

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A Frosty Affair, 2h
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Actors Jewel Staite, Shawn Roberts, Cindy Busby, Mark Meer, Shaun Johnston
Roles Kate Carter
Rating56% 2.8021252.8021252.8021252.8021252.802125
Institutrice dans un petit village isolé au nord du Canada, Kate Carter doit rentrer chez elle pour se marier. La veille de son départ, l'aéroport étant paralysé par la neige, Kate prend la route en scooter des neiges avec Redford, un solitaire un peu bourru. Pourtant dangereux, entre les conditions climatiques et des animaux sauvages, ce voyage lui fait alors découvrir une vraie passion pour l'aventure et bouscule les certitudes de la jeune femme...
The Christmas Ornament
Genres Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Kellie Martin, Cameron Mathison, Jewel Staite, Brendan Meyers, Nicole Oliver, Gwynyth Walsh
Roles Jenna
Rating67% 3.392983.392983.392983.392983.39298
A young widow, Kathy (Kellie Martin), is not putting up a Christmas tree this year. For years, she and her recently deceased husband gave each other Christmas ornaments as gifts that represented their love for each other. Now she keeps those ornaments locked away in order to avoid memories of her tragic loss. The only holiday tradition she observes now is baking Christmas cookies for her friends, which she's been doing since childhood.
Call Me Mrs. Miracle, 1h40
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Doris Roberts, Jewel Staite, Lauren Holly, Eric Johnson, Quinn Lord, Catherine Lough Haggquist
Roles Holly Wilson
Rating67% 3.3882853.3882853.3882853.3882853.388285
Madame Merkle, plus connue sous le nom de madame Miracle, une vieille dame facétieuse, réalise les vœux secrets des gens. Rencontrer l'homme de sa vie, un retour inespéré, un succès soudain et inattendu : voilà autant de cadeaux du ciel que madame Miracle a dans sa hotte. Cette petite fée aux cheveux blancs va changer la vie de beaucoup de personnes en cette fin d'année.
Doomsday Prophecy, 1h26
Directed by Jason Bourque
Origin Canada
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Films about religion, Volcanisme, Films about volcanoes, Disaster films
Actors Jewel Staite, Alan Dale, Alan John Buckley, Gordon Tootoosis, Rick Ravanello, Bruce Ramsay
Roles Brook Calvin
Rating39% 1.9641051.9641051.9641051.9641051.964105
Events from the Doomsday Prophecy novel by Rupert Crane begin happening in real life. Eric and Brooke, following instructions left by Crane, work to trigger an anti-doomsday machine and prevent massive destruction.
Mothman (2010)

Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Jewel Staite
Roles Katharine Grant
Rating34% 1.723531.723531.723531.723531.72353
In Point Pleasant, West Virginia, home to the legend of the Mothman, a group of high school seniors camp out next to a river near an old mill where the Mothman is supposedly buried under the incinerators. While pranking their friend Jamie by trying to scare him with the Mothman's legend, the teenagers accidentally drown Jamie while they are pulling him into the water while swimming in the river. The teenagers decide to cover up the accident by claiming that Jamie hit his head while jumping into the river and even hit his head with a rock to prove this.
The Forgotten Ones, 1h27
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Horror
Actors Jewel Staite, Maxine Bahns, Justin Baldoni, Kellan Lutz, Ryan Alosio, Nikki Griffin
Roles Liz
Rating41% 2.079462.079462.079462.079462.07946
A group of friends are marooned on an uncharted island after their sailboat crashes. They quickly become aware they are not alone, as they find themselves being killed off by a group of ancient humanoid creatures.
Serenity (2005)
, 1h59
Directed by Joss Whedon
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Disaster films
Actors Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite
Roles Kaywinnet Lee "Kaylee" Frye
Rating77% 3.897683.897683.897683.897683.89768
In the 26th century, humanity has left an overpopulated Earth and moved to a new star system, colonizing many planets and moons. The central planets formed the Alliance and won a war against the outer planet Independents—those refusing to join the Alliance. River Tam is among the young people being coercively conditioned by Alliance scientists to be psychic assassins. She is rescued by her brother Simon. Because top government secrets have been inadvertently exposed to River's abilities, an Alliance agent known only as the Operative is tasked with recapturing her.
Widow on the Hill, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Natasha Henstridge, James Brolin, Jewel Staite, Gabriel Hogan, Jeff Roop
Roles Jenny Cavanaugh
Rating55% 2.753832.753832.753832.753832.75383
Linda Dupree, une ravissante infirmière, est appelée par un riche éleveur de chevaux Hank Cavanaugh pour soigner son épouse atteinte d'une maladie incurable. Après la mort de cette dernière Linda devient la maitresse, puis l'épouse de Hank. Mais elle trompe rapidement ce dernier avec d'autres hommes.
Cheats (2002)
, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Martin Starr, Matthew Lawrence, Trevor Fehrman, Elden Henson, Mary Tyler Moore, Maggie Lawson
Roles Teddy Blue
Rating59% 2.9966952.9966952.9966952.9966952.996695
While other kids at the elite North Point Academy spend countless hours studying, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the cribsheet genius Applebee have banded together and found ways to cheat on their tests all through their school years. Everything had been going along smoothly until the gang entered their final year of high school and the stakes were upped by the school's principal, Mrs. Stark. If they get caught cheating again Stark will make a note in their permanent records and possibly kill their chances of getting into college.
Carpool (1996)
, 1h32
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors David Paymer, Tom Arnold, Rhea Perlman, Rachael Leigh Cook, Rod Steiger, Kim Coates
Roles Soap Opera Actress
Rating50% 2.5019652.5019652.5019652.5019652.501965
Workaholic advertising executive of Bauer & Cole, Daniel Miller (David Paymer), has an important business meeting, but finds himself having to drive the neighborhood carpool for his sons, Bucky (Micah Gardener) and Andrew (Mikey Kovar), and their friends, Chelsea (Colleen Rennison), Kayla (Rachael Leigh Cook), and Travis (Jordan Blake Warkol), when his wife (Stellina Rusich), gets sick. Stopping to get Danish for the kids at Hammerman's Gourmet To Go grocery store, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a robbery. The situation worsens as Franklin Laszlo (Tom Arnold), the desperate owner of Laszlo Bros. Carnival who had been contemplating a bank robbery of Puget Savings and Loan, robs the robbers and takes Daniel and the kids hostage in their Toyota Previa van as his truck is blocked by an armored car. A comedic car chase ensues through Seattle. Daniel discovers the kids do not really respect him and they react better to Franklin.
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Christina Ricci, Anna Chlumsky, Polly Draper, Brian Kerwin, Diana Scarwid, David Keith
Roles Samantha
Rating60% 3.0039553.0039553.0039553.0039553.003955
In June 1980, Beth Easton (Christina Ricci) and her recently widowed mother, Kate (Polly Draper) move from Los Angeles to a small town in northern Washington, where they move into Kate's aunt's farmhouse. At first, Beth misses L.A. and resents their new life in the country. In town, she encounters Jody Salerno (Anna Chlumsky), a troubled but free-spirited teenager who has a bad reputation in the town. While riding her bike the next day, Beth is forced off the road by a semi-truck, and plummets down a steep ravine, crashing her bicycle into a river, where Jody is fishing.