Real Name: Jamie Clayton
Born/Date of Birth: January 15, 1978
Birth place: San Diego, California, U.S.
Height: 1.78 m
Parents: Howard Clayton, Shelley Clayton
Occupation: Actress, Model
Years active: 2010–present
Known for: Sense8
Official Website: Jamie Clayton Site
Jamie Clayton (born January 15, 1978) is an American actress and model. She is best known for starring as Naomi Marks in the Netflix original series Sense8.
Clayton was born and raised in San Diego, California. Her father, Howard Clayton, was a criminal defense attorney, and her mother, Shelley, is an event planner. Clayton moved to New York City to pursue a career as a makeup artist when she was 19.
In 2010, Clayton was the makeup artist and co-host on VH1's first makeover show TRANSform Me. The following year, she played the recurring role of Kyla in the third season of the HBO series Hung. In 2012, Clayton played the lead role of Michelle Darnell on the Emmy Award winning interactive web series Dirty Work and the role of Carla Favers on the TV series Are We There Yet? She also narrated the audiobook for the young adult novel George about a young trans girl.
Clayton starred as one of the eight main characters in the Netflix original television series Sense8 that premiered on June 5, 2015. In Sense8 she played Nomi Marks, a San Francisco transgender female political blogger and hacker. Clayton said that she was primarily interested in Sense8 because of the opportunity to play a transgender character that was written and directed by a transgender filmmaker, but that she was also a fan of science fiction and J. Michael Straczynski in particular.
Clayton appeared in the 2016 film The Neon Demon, and the 2017 thriller film The Snowman.
In 2019, Clayton starred as Sasha Booker in the third season of the Netflix's Designated Survivor.
Clayton is transgender. In 2011, she was honored by Out magazine as part of their annual "Out 100" awards.
|2010||TRANSform Me||Reality TV series|
|2011||Hung||2 episodes (season 3)|
|2012||Dirty Work||Lead role|
|Are We There Yet?||Episode: "The Wrong Way Episode"|
|2016||The Neon Demon||Film|
|Motive||Episode: "The Dead Name"|
|Bojack Horseman||Episode: "Best Thing That Ever Happenned"|
|Same Same||Episode: "Scissr"|
|2017||Mass Effect: Andromeda||Video game|
|2018||Same Same||Web series|
|2019||Designated Survivor||Recurring role (Season 3)|
|Jamie Clayton Official Social Network Page/Account|
|Official Instagram Page||msjamieclayton|
|Official facebook Page||N/A|
|Official Twitter Page||MsJamieClayton|