James King (aka Jaime King)
Birth Name: Jaime King
Birth Date: April 23, 1979
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Height: 5' 6"
Quote: "The hardest thing is when you go home
and realize that you've grown 10 years in 2 days." -on the huge wages
James King Biography
Born Jamie King, this blue-eyed blonde's hometown is Omaha, Nebraska, where
she was born on the 23rd of April, 1979. She was discovered at the age of
fourteen while attending a modeling school in Nebraska. After being spotted
at her graduation fashion show, James was invited to New York to start modeling
and thus her career as a model began.
It didn't take long for James to be photographed by the industry's top photographers
and appear on the covers of fashion magazines. By age fifteen, she had already
worked for Vogue, Mademoiselle, Allure, and Seventeen while the following
year she was able to add Glamour and Harper's Bazaar to her already full resume.
She has most recently graced the covers of Cosmopolitan and Details.
As a model, James has already become a staple in the fashion circuit. Not
only has she appeared in almost every woman's fashion magazine, but she has
also walked down the catwalks of big league fashion shows for designer houses
such as Chanel, Christian Dior and Marithe & Francois Girbaud.
As for advertisements, James has appeared in ads for the following companies:
Bebe, Benetton, Guess?, Kenneth Cole, Macy's, Mondi, and Nordstrom.
Aside from modeling, James has had her share of experience on the screen.
Her television credits include a role in Inferno in 1992, appearances on Catwalk,
Unzipped, Naomi Conquers Africa, as well as appearances as herself in Beautopia
and Original Copies. James' film roles include Four Faces of God, The Happy
Campers and Bar Hop.
Not only does James sometimes co-host MTV's House of Style with host Rebecca
Romijn, but she has also landed the role of a nurse in Jerry Bruckheimer's
big budget film Pearl Harbor, co-starring Ben Affleck. She will also play
Johnny Depp's daughter in the upcoming film, Blow. In the tradition of models
being cast in music videos (i.e. Linda Evangelista in two of George Michaels'
videos), James appears in Filter's video, Take a Picture.
Although James' life seems picture perfect, all has not been rosy in the
land of King. A former heroin addict and alcoholic since the age of sixteen,
her fashion photographer boyfriend David Sorrenti died of a heroin overdose
in 1997. James is now sober.
There have been rumors that James dated Sean Lennon, but she denied the rumors
while on the Howard Stern Show. Another rumor has linked her with Kid Rock.
She is apparently now dating model and personal trainer Alex Burns.
James King Filmography
Sin City 2 (2007) .... Goldie/Wendy
Fanboys (2007) .... Amber
The Tripper (2007) .... Samantha
True True Lie (2006) .... Nathalie
"Kitchen Confidential" .... Tanya
The Alibi (2006) .... Heather
... aka Lies & Alibis (USA)
... aka Lies and Alibis (USA)
"Worst Week of My Life"
- Pilot (2006) TV Episode .... Paige
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) .... Anne Murtaugh
Two for the Money (2005) .... Alexandria
- The Return of the Nana (2005) TV Episode .... Mary-Sue
Sin City (2005) .... Goldie/Wendy
... aka Frank Miller's Sin City (USA: complete title)
Pretty Persuasion (2005) .... Kathy Joyce
White Chicks (2004) .... Heather Vandergeld
"Harry Green and Eugene" (2004) TV Series .... Anna Marie
Bulletproof Monk (2003) .... Jade
Lone Star State of Mind (2002) .... Baby
... aka Coyboys and Idiots (USA: cable TV title)
Slackers (2002) (as James King) .... Angela Patton
... aka Complices, Les (Canada: French title)
Four Faces of God (2002) .... Sam
Pearl Harbor (2001) .... Nurse Betty Bayer
... aka Pearl Harbour (UK: promotional title)
Blow (2001) .... Kristina Jung
Happy Campers (2001) .... Pixel
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