Jolene King Blalock (born March 5, 1975) is an American film and television actress and model, perhaps best known for playing the Vulcan T’Pol on the UPN science fiction series Star Trek: Enterprise. She is a regular guest star in television films and series and has appeared in a few feature films.
Jolene Blalock was born and raised in San Diego, California, with three siblings. She spent her childhood developing surfing and artistic skills. She said of her childhood:
I was such an awkward-looking child, I’ve no idea what happened. I didn’t have a good childhood because I never could get along with other kids. I was the child that sat in the corner eating lunch by herself. I worked in the library at lunchtime because I had no real friends. I read a lot and educated myself a different way because me and school didn’t get along. Even boys were never interested in me. I remember playing kiss-chase in the first and second grade. I would run but no one would ever chase me.