Date of Birth: June 2nd 1982
Canadian actress, best known for her role in Firefly and the subsequent film Serenity. She also portrays the character of Dr. Keller on Stargate Atlantis.
The youngest of seven children, Staite modelled as a child and acted since age six. She attended the Vancouver Film School and worked at the Vancouver Youth Theatre.
Staite is perhaps best known for her role as Kaylee Frye in the short-lived science fiction/Western television series Firefly and its subsequent 2005 film, Serenity. She also wrote a chapter in the book Finding Serenity, called "Kaylee Speaks: Jewel Staite On Firefly". She also played Heidi Gotts, the antagonist in the TV series Wonderfalls, which, like Firefly, was canceled by FOX.