Jolene Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, California. At age 16, she left home to pursue a modeling career in Europe and Asia. It was on a 1998 trip back to the United States that Blalock was compelled to flex her untested acting skills, and after a few commercial appearances and some skill-sharpening at Stella Adler Academy and Toronto's Second City Improv and Second City Los Angeles, she made her acting debut on NBC's "Veronica's Closet" (1997). Already comfortable in front of the camera, Blalock's magnetism shined through the lens and she was soon cast as Medea in the made-for-TV movie Jason and the Argonauts (2000) (TV) alongside acting greats Dennis Hopper and Frank Langella. Blalock is best know for her role as the Vulcan Sub-Commander T'Pol on "Star Trek: Enterprise" (2001). In 2004, Blalock signed on to film Slow Burn (2005) opposite Ray Liotta. She then went on to play Captain Lola Beck in Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008). Blalock has guest-starred on the television series "House M.D." (2004), "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000), "CSI: Miami" (2002) and "Lost" (2004). She is married to Michael Rapino, CEO and President of Live Nation.IMDb Mini Biography By: Ryder James
|Michael Rapino||(22 April 2003 - present) 1 child|
Arrested along with her boyfriend, actor Edward Furlong, by West Hollywood Police in 2 separate traffic-related incidents. [25 September 2001]
Avid surfer from childhood.
A skilled artist, whose preferred medium is crayon.
In April 2003, took Rapino and their entire families on vacation to Jamaica, where got down on one knee and she proposed to him. He accepted, and she asked him to marry her at 6pm the next day, with both families in attendance. That was what they did. Except Rapino, everyone knew in advance of Jolene's plans.
In 2004, Jolene was stalked by a man who was an obsessed fan of hers. He was arrested and sent to a hospital for mental evaluation.
Has her own action figures made in her likeness from the television series "Star Trek: Enterprise" (2001).
Growing up, she was a huge fan of the original "Star Trek" (1966) series. Her favorite character was Spock.
Ranked #94 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
When not working, she heads to Canada and snowboards in Whistler, British Columbia. She also enjoys Thai boxing and photography.
Started acting in school plays and began modeling in her teens.
Jolene and her music exec husband live in Los Angeles. They have 2 dogs and a cat.
Her name is a Scottish derivation of Black Lock, meaning "Black Hair".
Gave birth to her first child at age 35, a son, Ryder James Rapino on May 25, 2010. Child's father is her husband Michael Rapino.
"I like men who are very cool but also so brilliant that they are almost insane. Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Tom Waits-men who would be flipping burgers if they hadn't found an outlet for their brilliant mind-sets. I also like men who have hands with big masculine veins that you can squish and move".
Spock was the sex symbol. A lot of people think it was Kirk. But, no, it was really Spock.
I'm here for the character rather than the va-va or the voom.
Everything I do, I do with reckless abandon.
Without my Vulcan catsuit, Frankenstein wig and pointed ears, I don't get recognized. I love the fact I'm a shapeshifter who can go unnoticed. (April 2006)
"Nudity is natural but not until a person accepts and loves who they are." (April 2006)
"It took me several years to figure out who I am and a few more to accept what I discovered. Now, I'm in the enjoyment stage of that process and it's a happy place." (April 2005)
(May 2005) Attending Collectormania 7 at Milton Keynes
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