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Jaime King Biography

Birth Place:
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Named for Jaime Sommers, the main character on the 1970s TV show Bionic Woman
  • Attended a local modeling school where, at 14, she was discovered by a New York agent; soon began appearing in magazines such as Vogue, Elle and Cosmopolitan
  • Went by the name James (her nickname) for a period of time because there was another model in her agency named Jaime
  • Was ranked No
  • 16 on Maxim's 50 Sexiest Women list in 1999
  • First major acting job was the big-screen crime drama Blow (2001), in which she played the estranged daughter of Johnny Depp's character
  • Was a regular on several '00s TV series, including Kitchen Confidential, The Class and Gary Unmarried


  • Robert R. King -- Father
  • Nancy H. King -- Mother
  • Barry -- Sister
  • Sandi -- Sister
  • James Knight Newman -- Son
  • Leo Thames Newman -- Son