Jewel Staite is an actress who began her career appearing in popular television movies and series including SyFy’s “Mothman,” “Warehouse 13” and “Doomsday Prophecy” with guest appearances on the CW’s “Supernatural” as well as Showtime’s “Dead Like Me.” Jewel’s first foray into science fiction began with a featured guest appearance on FOX’s “The X-Files,” opposite David Duchovny. Her stellar work has earned her rave reviews, as well as recognition from The Gemini Awards with a nomination for ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role’ in 2008. This was followed up with a nomination from the Leo Awards in 2009 for ‘Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series’.
Jewel made her 2005 feature film debut in Universal Pictures “Serenity”, Joss Whedon’s adaptation of the FOX science fiction television series “Firefly,” of which Jewel was a series regular. Jewel played the ship’s mechanic ‘Kaylee’, a sweet, happy and sensual farm girl who loves life and is a genius at fixing anything. Adding author to her impressive resume, Jewel has penned a chapter titled “Kaylee Speaks: Jewel Staite On Firefly” in the book “Finding Serenity.”
Jewel StaiteSunday October 30, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm