Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1982-06-02 (39 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: White Rock, British Columbia, Canada

21 Movies · 33 TV shows

Also Known As: Jewel

Biography

Jewel Belair Staite (born June 2, 1982) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Kaylee Frye in the Fox television series Firefly (2002–2003) and its spin-off theatrical film Serenity (2005), and as Jennifer Keller on Sci-Fi Channel's science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis (2007–2009). Staite also starred as Catalina in Space Cases (1996), as "Becca" Fisher in Flash Forward (1996–1997), as Raquel Westbrook in the Canadian drama The L.A. Complex (2012), and as Caroline Swift in AMC's crime drama The Killing (2013–2014).

Personal Life

Staite 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. On December 9, 2015, she announced the birth of her son Wilder Cathcart Ritchie. She married Charlie Ritchie on July 23, 2016.

Early Life

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 Vancouver Film School and worked at the Vancouver Youth Theatre.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 TV show
TV
The Order

The Order

6.16
2019
In order to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Case That Haunts Me

The Case That Haunts Me

2018
The career-defining cases that keep detectives up at night include mysterious disappearances, twisted family murders and more.
CC

CC

2018
An AID (Artificially Intelligent Device) nanny named CC follows her programming to the letter of the code in order to protect her ward’s best interests.

2017.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

6.11
2017
A young surgeon with Savant syndrome has been hired to work in the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. Is it possible for a person to save their own life if they can't relate to other people?
TV
Dialing Home

Dialing Home

2017
Dialing Home is a series of retrospectives and interviews with the original cast and crew of Stargate.
The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit

The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit

2017
A woman mysteriously wakes up in a hotel handcuffed to a firefighter to find messages they left themselves the night before revealing that their lives are in danger.
Same Time Next Week

Same Time Next Week

2017
Sara deals with her grief by trying to complete her late husband’s bucket list. Injuring herself on one of the tasks leads her to meet Dr. Ryan. A widower himself, Ryan begins to help Sara complete th...

2016.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...
Not With His Wife

Not With His Wife

2016
Forensic accountant Monica Bolland tracks down white-collar criminals, but when her husband Josh, an undercover agent for the FBI, is killed, she goes undercover herself to find his murderer. She gets...

2015.

3 Movies · 3 TV shows
She Who Must Burn

She Who Must Burn

2015
When Angela refuses to leave her planned-parenthood clinic after it is shut down by the state, a family of fanatical evangelists vow to make her pay.
TV
Blindspot

Blindspot

6.59
2015
A huge international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is found naked in Times Square, covered in tattoos with no recollection of who she is or how she got there, and she is completely covered i...
TV
The Magicians

The Magicians

6.11
2015
Brakebills University is a place that specializes in magic. There, amidst an unconventional education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends discover that a magical fantasy world they re...
TV
Con Man

Con Man

5.3
2015
The life of the co-star of a canceled sci-fi series who went on to become a cult favorite is the subject of Con Man. Jack Moore starred as the series Captain and went on to become a major celebrity, w...
How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

2015
In How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town, a group of friends live in the epitome of wholesomeness and strong family values. They were slut-shamed into leaving town when she was a teenager, and now their...
A Frosty Affair

A Frosty Affair

2015
Kate Carter is a small town teacher who is going back to the city for her wedding. She was forced to travel with a stranger named Redford who left her questioning her future plans.

2013.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
The Christmas Ornament

The Christmas Ornament

2013
Kathy doesn't want the memories of her late husband to come back so she is avoiding Christmas decorations and trimming the tree. Kathy and Tim's chemistry helps her open up to the joys of the season a...
TV
State of Syn

State of Syn

2013
In a futuristic society where instability reigns, one commodity remains accessible to all: technology. When synesthete Annika Drake loses her brilliant scientist father in a suspicious accident, it pl...
TV
Motive

Motive

5.31
2013
In order to uncover the motive of each murder, a team of investigators led by homicide detective Angie Flynn set out to find the killer's connection to the victim. The killer is shown to viewers befor...

2012.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special

Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special

2012
The complete oral history on the franchise that continues to explode in popularity despite meeting its end a decade ago will be provided for the first time by the Science Channel. Secrets from the set...
TV
The L.A. Complex

The L.A. Complex

6.67
2012
Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.

2011.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The Killing

The Killing

6.73
2011
The Killing is based on a series of Danes. Murder detectives Stephen and Sarah are the focus of the series.
Doomsday Prophecy

Doomsday Prophecy

2011
Doomsday Prophecy is a 2011 sci-fi disaster television film by Jason Bourque starring Jewel Staite, Alan Dale and A.J. Buckley.
The Pact

The Pact

2011
A young woman finds herself alone in the house of her late mother where an unsettling and sinister presence emerges. Short, remade full length in 2012.

2010.

2 Movies
Mothman

Mothman

2010
A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Call Me Mrs. Miracle

Call Me Mrs. Miracle

2010
The person is named Mrs. Either Merkle or Mrs. This kind lady will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at this store as she finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is hav...

2009.

3 TV shows
TV
Warehouse 13

Warehouse 13

5.65
2009
Two secret service agents, Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer, were assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13 after saving the life of the President. The Warehouse is a top secret facility that houses danger...
TV
Castle

Castle

6.85
2009
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigati...
TV
The Listener

The Listener

6.3
2009
Toby Logan is a highly skilled paramedic who can read minds. Toby was raised in foster care and never really knew his parents, which made him a bit of a solitary person. Toby has kept his ability out ...

2008.

1 Movie
The Forgotten Ones

The Forgotten Ones

2008
When a devastating boat crash shipwrecks a group of friends in the jungles of an uncharted island, they are savagely picked off one-by-one by a cannibalistic enemy that evolution forgot.

2006.

1 Movie
Done the Impossible

Done the Impossible

2006
A documentary about Firefly's birth, death and rebirth from the perspective of both the fans and the cast and crew of both productions.

2005.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Supernatural

Supernatural

6.42
2005
When they were children, Sam and Dean lost their mother. They were raised to be soldiers. He taught them about the evil in America on the dark corners and back roads. He taught them how to kill it. Th...
Serenity

Serenity

5.47
2005
When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will dest...
Widow on the Hill

Widow on the Hill

2005
A sexy young hospice nurse, is hired by a wealthy man to care for his sick wife who eventually dies. When the nurse becomes the widower's new bride and then he dies suspiciously leaving his vast fortu...

2004.

3 TV shows
TV
Stargate Atlantis

Stargate Atlantis

5.81
2004
The city of Atlantis was discovered by the Stargate Command. Major Sheppard leads a scientific expedition. The team's explorations reawakened the Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, who were hungry ...
TV
Wonderfalls

Wonderfalls

5.75
2004
A recent Brown University graduate, Jaye Tyler, works at a gift shop. A wax lion, brass monkey, stuffed bear, and mounted fish are some of the figurines that direct Jaye to help people in need.
TV
Huff

Huff

2004
Dr. Craig Huffstodt, a family man and a successful psychiatrist, gets a wake-up call after a tragedy occurs with one of his patients.

2002.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Damaged Care

Damaged Care

2002
Doug Peeno wants to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan from being left in his first wife's bad custody with Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly accepte...
TV
Firefly

Firefly

5.54
2002
After the arrival of humans in a new star system, follow the adventures of the crew of the "Firefly-class" spaceship. The characters are played by the cast.
Cheats

Cheats

2002
While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's ...

2000.

2 TV shows
TV
Just Deal

Just Deal

2000
High school students Dylan Roberts and Ashley Gordon make the transition from being just friends to dating, while dealing with a whole range of real teen issues of family, friends and relationships.
TV
Higher Ground

Higher Ground

2000
The show was filmed in British Columbia. The show aired on Fox Family from 2000 to 2000. It features Joe Lando and A.J. The story of a therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens where the students...

1999.

1 TV show
TV
So Weird

So Weird

1999
Fourteen-year-old FiPhillips is on a tour of the country in a bus with her widowed rock-star mom and her skeptical brother. Fi passed the job of case cracker to Annie at the beginning of the third sea...

1998.

4 TV shows
TV
Seven Days

Seven Days

1
1998
Frank B is the name of the person who wishes he could live his last week all over again. I do it all the time with Parker. I am working for a secret government project that is experimenting with time ...
TV
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

6
1998
The Fox network aired Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction from 1997 to 2002. Each episode featured five stories, all of which appeared to defy logic, and some of which were based on actual events. The view...
TV
Cold Squad

Cold Squad

1998
Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving...
TV
Da Vinci's Inquest

Da Vinci's Inquest

1998
Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. While never a ratings blockbuster, seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
EP Daily

EP Daily

1997
The show covers movies, TV shows, comic books, collectibles and gadgets. The show was created and executive produced by host Victor Lucas and has been on the air for over a decade.

1996.

1 TV show
TV
Space Cases

Space Cases

1996
Space Cases is a science fiction show. A group of misfit students and two adults are stranded on an alien ship. Their attempts at journeying back see many dangerous adventures and controversies.

1995.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain

6.14
1995
Two teen girls, one from the city and one from the country, try to find the hidden gold of Bear Mountain, learning about friendship, loyalty and courage on the way.
TV
Flash Forward

Flash Forward

1995
A look at the lives of two best friends and neighbors since birth, Tucker and Rebecca, and their respective adventures as they travel through the world of eighth grade.

1993.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The X-Files

The X-Files

6.08
1993
The exploits of FBI agents are not well known. Because he believes in the existence of aliens and the supernatural, Scully is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk h...
The Only Way Out

The Only Way Out

1993
Jeremy Carlisle's ex-wife Lynn is trying to stay away from her dangerously disturbed ex-boyfriend Tony, and Jeremy does all he can do protect his family.

1992.

2 TV shows
TV
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

6
1992
The series is called Are You Afraid of the Dark? The first episode of the original series, "The Tale of the Twisted Claw", was aired as a pilot in the USA and Canada in 1991. The show, Are You Afraid ...
TV
The Odyssey

The Odyssey

1992
The Odyssey is a Canadian-produced half-hour adventure-fantasy television series for children, originally broadcast 1992-94 on CBC Television. It starred Illya Woloshyn as Jay Ziegler, Ashleigh Aston ...
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