Auditioned for Clint Eastwood five times before winning role in "Unforgiven"
Changed spelling of first name to "Jaimz" (dat approximate)
US TV-movie debut "Maggie's Secret"
Feature film debut "Unforgiven"
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada
had regular role on "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda"
"I was 18 years old--I wanted to unique-i-fy--I wanted to individualize, I--oh, I just wanted to be the only Jaimz in the world" --Woolvett on the unusual spelling of his first name quoted in The New York Times, September 27, 1992.