Life, career, the best films of a beautiful actress

Jessica Alba is an American actress who gained fame for her outstanding role in the television series ‘Dark Angel’. A prolific actress today, Alba had wanted to become an actress from an early age,. She was only five when she decided to pursue her passion for acting! At 11, she won an acting competition which earned her a scholarship for acting classes. This marked the stepping stone of Alba’s career which led her to fulfil her dreams. Her breakthrough roles in both films and television came in early. In 1994, at just 13 years of age, she bagged a small role as Gail in the feature film ‘Camp Nowhere’. Around the same time, she picked up a recurring role as Jessica in the Nickelodeon comedy series ‘The Secret World of Alex Mack’. Over the years, Alba has polished her acting skills greatly which is visible in her work. Interestingly, she hasn’t limited her work to a single genre and repeatedly experiments with her roles and characters. She has acted in a diverse array of film genres including horror, supernatural, thriller, romance, drama and comedy. Furthermore, she has made her presence felt both in films and television with her versatile acting skills.
essica Alba was born on April 28, 1981 in Pomona, California to Catherine Louisa (née Jensen) and Mark David Alba. She has a younger brother Joshua. Her mother was a lifeguard by profession.
Early in her life, due to her father’s career in Air Force, the family lived in various cities including Biloxi, Mississippi, and Del Rio, Texas, before finally settling in Claremont, California.
Alba suffered from various physical ailments in her early life. Partially collapsed lungs, ruptured appendix, asthma and tonsillar cyst were some of the problems that she dealt with as a child. She also suffered from obsessive compulsive disorder.
She expressed her interest in acting when she was very young. When she was 11, she took part in an acting competition in Beverly Hills which she won. The grand prize which was free acting classes helped her get started with her passion. Just nine months later, she was signed by an agent.
She attended Claremont High School, graduating from the same in 1997. Subsequently, she attended the Atlantic Theatre Company.
Jessica Alba’s debut on the big screen came in early. She bagged a small role as Gail in the 1994 feature film ‘Camp Nowhere’. Originally tapped in for a minor role, luck came her way when she replaced a prominent actress who dropped out of her role, giving Alba more screen time.
Simultaneously, she made her television debut the same year. She picked up a recurring role as Jessica for the Nickelodeon comedy series ‘The Secret World of Alex Mack’. She even featured in two national television commercials for Nintendo and JC Penny.
Born to a lifeguard mother, Alba had picked up swimming traits before even turning two. An avid swimmer and certified scuba diver, she put her swimming skills to use for the show ‘Flipper’, wherein she featured in the role of Maya. Started in 1995, its successful first season led way for a second season which she starred in. Alba’s alliance with the show lasted until 1997.
The year 1998 saw her pick up guest roles in several prominent and highly rated television series including first season of the crime drama ‘Brooklyn South’ as Melissa Hauer, two episodes of ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ as Leanne and for an episode of ‘The Love Boat: The Next Wave’ as Layla.
The year 1999 was a busy one for her in terms of career. She appeared in the Randy Quaid comedy feature ‘P.U.N.K.S.’.Concurrently, her film career took off as she picked up important roles in the romantic comedy ‘Never Been Kissed’ and the comedy horror ‘Idle Hands’.
Though Jessica Alba did a lot of work, her breakthrough as an actress came in when she got selected from 1200 odd candidates who auditioned for the role of Max Guevara, a genetically engineered super soldier, for the Fox sci-fi television series ‘Dark Angel’ in 2000. Running for two seasons until 2002, Alba gained a lot of critical acclaim as an actress. In addition to several awards, she even won a Golden Globe nomination.
Following ‘Dark Angel’, television and film offers came in rolling for Alba. She starred as an exotic dancer Nancy Callahan in ‘Sin City’ for which she gained a MTV Movie Award for ‘Sexiest Performance’. She played an aspiring dancer choreographer in ‘Honey’ and as the Marvel Comics character Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman, in ‘Fantastic Four’ and its sequel. Meanwhile, she did guest roles in ‘MADtv’, ‘Entourage’ and ‘Trippin’.
In 2008, she starred in the horror film ‘The Eye’. Though the film failed to impress, her role received positive response from the critics. The same year, she starred in ‘Meet Bill’ and ‘The Love Guru’ as well.
The year 2010 was a busy one for the actress. She had five back-to-back releases, playing Joyce Lakeland, a prostitute in ‘The Killer Inside Me’. Next she starred in the hit romantic comedy ‘Valentine’s Day’as Morley Clarkson, followed by an action film ‘Machete’. Two other releases of the year were ‘An Invisible Sign’ and ‘Little Fockers’.
n 2011, Jessica Alba appeared in the film ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World’. Her later releases include comedy ‘A.C.O.D’ and animated film ‘Escape from Planet Earth’. During this time, Alba also starred in two sequels ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ and ‘Machete Kills’ reprising her roles in both the films.
During the years 2015-16, she starred in four films, all of which were in different genres. She did the teen independent action comedy film ‘Barely Lethal’ followed by the comedy ‘Entourage’. In 2016 came in the supernatural horror ‘The Veil’ in which she played the lead role of Maggie Price. Her latest outing on the big screen was in the 2016 film ‘Mechanic: Resurrection’.
Apart from her acting career, Alba is also a businesswoman. Together with Chris Gavigan, she launched ‘The Honest Company’ in 2012. It provides consumers a collection of toxin-free household goods, diapers, and body care products. In 2013, she came up with a book ‘The Honest Life’.



Patrick Wilson, Ed Helms

Released: 2014

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Stretch is a 2014 American comedy crime film directed by Joe Carnahan. Struggling to pay off a debt to his bookie, a hard-luck limo driver (Patrick Wilson) takes on a job with a crazed passenger


Jessica Alba, Missy Elliott

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bille Woodruff

Honey is a 2003 dance film released by Universal Pictures. Featuring music produced by Rodney Jerkins, the film stars Jessica Alba, Mekhi Phifer, Lil’ Romeo, Joy Bryant, David

8.Sin City

Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis

Released: 2005

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. It is based on Miller’s eponymous graphic novel Sin City. Much of.

7.Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Story

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer is a 2007 superhero film directed by Tim Story, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Fantastic Four learn that they aren’t the only supe

The Sleeping Dictionary

Jessica Alba, Bob Hoskins

Released: 2003

Directed by: Guy Jenkin

The Sleeping Dictionary is a 2003 American romantic drama film written and directed by Guy Jenkin and starring Hugh Dancy, Jessica Alba, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Mortimer, and Bob..

6.Fantastic Four

Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tim Story

Fantastic Four is a 2005 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. It was directed by Tim Story, and released by 20th Century Fox. It is the second live-action


Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan

Released: 2010

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez, Ethan Maniquis

Machete is a 2010 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. This film is an expansion of a fake trailer that was included in Rodriguez’s and..

4.Good Luck Chuck

Jessica Alba, Dane Cook

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mark Helfrich

Good Luck Chuck is a 2007 romantic comedy film starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba. In the film, women find their “one true love” after being with a dentist named Chuck. Chuck meets a


Mechanic :resurrection

1.Into the Blue

Jessica Alba, Paul Walker

Released: 2005

Directed by: John Stockwell

Into the Blue is a 2005 American action film starring Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin and Scott Caan. The film was directed by Top Gun actor John Stockwell, and distributed by.
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