Birth Date: June 2, 1982 / Age: 35
Birth Place: White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Biography: Jewel Belair Staite (born June 2, 1982 in White Rock, British Columbia) is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Kaylee in the short-lived science fiction television series Firefly (2002).
Modelling as a child and acting since the young age of 6, Staite attended the Vancouver Film School and worked at the Vancouver Youth Theatre.
Other television work includes Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1992), Flash Forward (1996), Space Cases (1996), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998), and Higher Ground (2000). She has also been a guest star on The X Files, Just Deal, Wonderfalls, and Dead Like Me.
Staite is due to reprise her role from Firefly in the Joss Whedon film Serenity (2005).
She has worked with the Dyslexia Foundation and several AIDS charities.