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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 January 1978San Diego, California, USA
Birth NameJamie Clayton
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jamie Clayton achieved acclaim for her work on HBO's Hung (2009), where she played the recurring role of Kyla in Season 3. Clayton stars in the Netflix television series Sense8 (2015), which follows the story of eight strangers who find themselves growing mentally and emotionally connected, Clayton plays Nomi Marks, a transgender blogger and hacker from San Francisco. In 2016, she starred in The Neon Demon (2016), her first full-length feature film.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous Dubstep

Trivia (4)

She has never learned how to drive.
Was born and raised in San Diego, California.
Did not start acting until she was in her thirties.
Moved to New York City at nineteen to pursue a career as a make-up artist.

Personal Quotes (8)

For me, at the end of the day, I want to be judged for my work, not for what I've been through and past experiences, necessarily.
I'm definitely focusing all of my attention on acting. Modeling comes up by default, and I love it - of course I think that it's great - but I'm definitely focusing all of my attention on acting.
I think what people need to realize is that, with trans people, we're like everybody else. No group of people are all the same. All women are not the same, all men are not the same, all children are not the same. It's the same thing with trans people - we're all so different, we have different goals, different dreams, and different aspirations.
We have to learn to adapt to people and changes. Change is good.
I'm a huge television fan, in general. I love TV. I love movies. I always have. It's what I do, and I love it.
If I have a connection with someone, I'd like to think that they'd be able to respect that connection enough and respect themselves enough to not care about my past - that they would want to see what happens between us.
I love who I am.
'Different' is such a good word. For me, ever since I was little, I always felt that something was off. And I just didn't have the resources to - I just didn't know what it was.

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