Jul. 21st, 1977
London, England, UK
Jaime Murray's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - The Deaths of Ian Stone
Guest TV Roles
Jaime Murray (born 21 July 1977) is a British actress. She is best known for playing Stacie Monroe in Hustle and Lila Tournay in season two of the Showtime series Dexter.
Early life and education
The daughter of the English actor Billy Murray, she was born in Essex, England. Just before taking her A Levels, Murray was diagnosed with dyslexia.She briefly studied philosophy and psychology at the London School of Economics, but dropped out to train at the Drama Centre London, graduating in 2000.
Murray's first taste of stardom was miming the lyrics in the 1996 original video of Stretch 'n' Vern's dance track "I'm Alive".Some of her early television appearances included minor guest roles in BBC One's Casualty, The Bill, Love Soup, and ShakespeaRe-Told: The Taming of the Shrew.
She starred as Stacie Monroe in Hustle from series 1 until series 4. Like co-star Marc Warren, she is not in series five. In one episode of Hustle, Murray so impressed her co-star Robert Vaughn with her modeling of a Wonder Woman costume that, according to several online sources, he showed it to studio executives in Hollywood; on the strength of this, Murray was invited to audition for the part of Wonder Woman in the upcoming Wonder Woman movie.She starred in a recurring role in the second season of Dexter, which began in late 2007.The role contained several topless scenes, which Murray described as "intimidating".
In mid-2008 Murray joined the cast of The CW's Valentine playing the lead character, Grace Valentine. The show began airing in October 2008, but was cancelled by the end of the month. Murray recently finished shooting Possessions, due for release in 2010, and is currently shooting The Rapture,in which she will share the screen with her father Billy Murray.
She also stars in the film The Devil's Playground directed by Mark McQueen.
She is currently appearing as H. G. Wells on the Syfy Channel's series, Warehouse 13.
Murray modelled clothing in television advertisements for Debenhams department store. Murray is signed to Models 1 in London. She has also appeared in men's magazines such as GQ, Mayfair and FHM as well as women's magazines such as Hello!, Cosmopolitan and OK!
Film and television
The Byzantine Cat (2002) - Jane Spencer
Hustle (BBC One, 2004–2007) - Stacie Monroe
ShakespeaRe-Told: The Taming of the Shrew (BBC One, 2005) - Bianca Minola
Love Soup (BBC One, 2005): episode "Death and Nurses" - Natalie
Agatha Christie's Poirot (ITV, 2006)
Dexter (Showtime, 2007) - Lila
The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) - Medea
Valentine - Grace Valentine/Aphrodite
Eli Stone (2009) : Episode "Flight Path"
The Rapture (2009) - Fiona
NCIS (2009) : Episode "Semper Fidelis" - ICE Special Agent Julia Foster Yates
The Mentalist: Episode "Carnelian, Inc." - Nadia Sobell
The Beautiful Life (CW Network, 2009) - Vivienne
Warehouse 13 (2010) – H. G. Wells
Devils Playground (2010) – Lavinia
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
- Good friends with fellow _"Dexter" (2006)_ (qv) star 'Julie Benz' (qv).
- Daughter of 'Billy Murray (I)' (qv).