Jazz Raycole

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Jazz Raycole
Born Jazzmine Raycole Dillingham
(1988-02-11) February 11, 1988 (age 28)
Stockton, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 1995–present

Jazz Raycole is the stage name of Jazzmine Raycole Dillingham (born February 11, 1988), an American actress and dancer. She is best known for her role as Claire Kyle on the sitcom My Wife and Kids during its first season.

Early life and education[edit]

Raycole was born in Stockton, California. She is a trained dancer who was involved in competition by the age of four.[1]

Career[edit]

Raycole appeared in the first dozen episodes of My Wife and Kids. However she was subsequently replaced on the show by Jennifer Freeman when the second season began. It is reported that Raycole was removed from the show by her mother, who was concerned about a storyline involving the pregnancy of a friend.[2]

She has since appeared on other television series, including Everybody Hates Chris, Monk and The Office. She also once featured as the voice of a one-time appearing character named Chloe on Hey Arnold! in 2000. Raycole made her first appearance in the 1995 movie Waiting to Exhale. She played Allison Hawkins in the post-apocalyptic drama Jericho in 2007 and 2008. She also played Lyric Ballentine on the TV Land sitcom The Soul Man.

Filmography[edit]

  • 2013- Bones, Jessica Miller (Episode: The Fury in the Jury)
  • 2013- Rizzoli & Isles, Ashley Harper (Episode: Judge, Jury, and Executioner)
  • 2012–2014, The Soul Man, Lyric Ballentine (15 episodes)
  • 2012 - New Girl... Miram ("Mr. Fancyman Pt. 2")
  • 2011 - Brave New World ... Hillary King
  • 2010 - First Day ... Paige (7 episodes; Recurring role, Season 1)
  • 2010 - Prominare (short) ... Kara
  • 2009 - Eastwick ("Mooning and Crooning"/"Madams and Madames") … Justine
  • 2009 - 10 Things I Hate About You ("Don't Give a Damn About My Bad Reputation") … Belinda
  • 2008 - Without a Trace ("A Bend in the Road") … Kelli Peters
  • 2007 - Lincoln Heights ("Flashpoint") … Sharon
  • 2006–2008 - Jericho ... Allison Hawkins (13 episodes; Recurring role, Seasons 1–2)
  • 2006–2007 - The Office ("Cocktails")/("Take Your Daughter to Work Day") … Melissa Hudson
  • 2006 - Monk ("Mr. Monk and the Big Game") … Kimberly
  • 2005–2008 - Everybody Hates Chris ... Lisa / Prom Girl (4 episodes)
  • 2004 - Clubhouse ("Pilot") … Vicky
  • 2004 - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ("Careless") … Megan
  • 2003 - Hey Arnold! ("Ghost Bride/Gerald vs. Jamie O") … Chloe (voice)
  • 2001–2002 - My Wife and Kids ... Claire Kyle (Season 1)
  • 1999 - Malcolm & Eddie ("Daddio") … Geneva
  • 1999 - Fox Kids Fun ... Guest Dancer
  • 1998 - The Jamie Foxx Show ("We Got No Game") … Kayla
  • 1998 - Smart Guy ("Henderson House Party") … Vanessa
  • 1998 - Ellen ("Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 2") … Angela
  • 1998 - From the Earth to the Moon ... Lead Dancer
  • 1996 - The Parent 'Hood ("Nick the Brick") … Sierra
  • 1995 - Waiting to Exhale ... Onika Harris
  • 1995 - Babe ... Puppy (voice)

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