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Jessica Alba, The Popular Hollywood Film and Television Actress

Updated on January 3, 2013
Actress Jessica Alba
Actress Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba is a popular model, television and film actress hailed from Pomona, California. She was born to Catherine (Danish and French Canadian) and Mark Alba (Mexican American) couple on April 28, 1981. Her family is belonged to Catholic Christian community and from his childhood she showed interest in acting. While she was studying at school, she had suffered from many ailments including lungs problem, pneumonia, appendix and asthma. However, she became the most beautiful, sexiest and successful television and movie actress in a few years due to her confidence and continuous efforts.

Jessica's Television Career

She first appeared in a popular American television series, The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994), at the age of 13. Flipper, ABC Afterschool Special. Chicago Hope, Brooklyn South, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Love Boat: The Next Wave are some television series in which she began to appear in the following years. She got the most popularity when appeared in 'Dark Angel' in 2000. Then she appeared in some other television programs like MADtv (2003), Entourage (2004), Trippin (2005) The Office (2009). In Dark Angel television series Jessica played as a genetically modified soldier escaping from a project that used children for the research. In Flipper she took the role 'Maya Graham' a smart teenage girl who had connection with the dolphin named Flipper. She acted as an young girl named Leann on two episodes of Beverly Hills 90210

Jessica Alba in Dark Angel
Jessica Alba in Dark Angel

Film Career of Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba has been acting in a number of Hollywood films since 1994. Her debut film is Camp Nowhere (1994) in which she acted as a very young girl named Gial Jessica became a prominent Hollywood actress after appeared in the film named 'Never Been Kissed' released in 1999. Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Into the Blue, The Ten, Good Luck Chuck, Awake, The Eye , Meet Bill, The Love Guru, Valentine's Day, The Killer Inside Me, Machete, An Invisible Sign, Little Fockers, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World, A.C.O.D., Escape from Planet Earth are some popular Hollywood movies in which she played important roles.

In Honey she took the role of dance teacher named Honey Daniels working at the community center in New York. Valentine's Day released in 2010 is a romantic comedy film in which she performed as Morley Clarkson. In Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) Jessica took the thrilling character of invisible woman named after Sue Storm.

Awards Won By Jessica Alba

Jessica has been one of the sexiest Hollywood actresses and won the hearts of millions of Hollywood movie fans by her good looking and wonderful body structure. She held number one position in list of '99 Most Desirable Women' in 2006. She was also elected as the Sexiest Woman in the World by For Him Magazine in 2007.

In her long span of film career she won many awards. In 2001 she got ALMA award for her good performance in many Hollywood movies released in that time. In 2008 her wonderful performance in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer fetched her Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award. She also won Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for her good performance in television series


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      Kelley 3 years ago from California

      Jessica Alba is one of my favorite actresses. She's a mother these days too, isn't she? Thanks for the story! Later!

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      deepthiveera 5 years ago from Cumbum, Tamil Nadu, India

      Dear peachpurple, Thanks a lot for reading this article and adding your nice comments.

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      I love jessica alba songs and her acting skills in Fantastic 4 is fabulous. She is a goddess of the century. A beauty to behold. Voted up