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Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba Mostly Credited As: Jessica Alba
Sometimes Credited As: Jessica Marie Alba

Birth Name: Jessica Marie Alba
Date Of Birth: April 28, 1981 (Age 32)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Pomona, California
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)


Jessica Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, California. By the age of 5, Jessica was already dreaming of becoming an actress. She took her first acting lessons at the age of 12 and just nine months later she was signed by an agent.

In 1993, Jessica made her feature film debut in Camp Nowhere. She was originally hired for only 2 weeks, but got a lucky break when the lead actress dropped out. Jessica appeared in commercials for Nintendo and JC Penney after she finished filming Camp Nowhere. She branched out into television in 1994 with a recurring role in The Secret World of Alex Mack. She then played the role of Maya in the TV show Flipper.

By 1999, Jessica Alba was getting more popular and recognized. She appeared in a great number of magazines throughout America. She played a supporting role in the movie Never Been Kissed, alongside Drew Barrymore. The year 2000 was the breakout year for Jessica. She was chosen to play the main character Max in the hit TV series, Dark Angel. The show gained a devout fan following and went on to air for two seasons in total.

In 2001, Jessica appeared at the People's Choice Awards ceremony and at the Golden Globe Awards, where she was nominated for best actress in a dramatic television series. She is currently focusing on her career in film.

In 2005, Jessica was seen in two comic book adapted film, Sin City and Fantastic Four. The two films eventually became her top two current box-office hits of her career. She played the erotic dancer Nancy Callahan in Sin City, which went on to gross over $74 million in the U.S. In Fantastic Four. she played the Invisible Woman Susan Storm, which made over $154 million at the U.S. box office.



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Spoils Of Babylon (2014)As: Dixie Mellonworth
Years of Living Dangerously (2014)As: Narrator -- [Voice]
Spike Guys Choice (2007)As: Herself (Hottest Jessica 2007)
Scream Awards (2006)As: Herself (Host - 2009)
Dark Angel (2000)As: Max Guevara (X5-452)
Flipper (1995) (1995)As: Maya Graham (S01-S02)
MTV Movie Awards (1992)As: Herself (Host 2006)
Episode Cast Credits 

TRL (1998) 
  September 28, 2005 07x7016: (Sep/28/2005) As Co-Host 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Jessica Alba, Katie Couric 31x178: (May/08/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Jessica Alba, Matt Bomer, guest co-host Seth Meyers 30x97: (Jan/17/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Carmen Electra 26x107: (Jan/29/2008) As Herself 
  Bahamas Episode: Jessica Alba, Jimmie Johnson; Menudo 26x61: (Nov/26/2007) As Herself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 2, Show 182 02x182: (May/30/2012) As Herself 
  Series 2, Show 43 02x43: (Nov/09/2011) As Herself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Jessica Alba, Sue Johanson, Gomez 19x125: (Jul/25/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Jessica Alba, D.L. Hughley, Cold War Kids 16x04: (Sep/20/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Seth Rogen, Lucinda Williams 15x165: (Jun/04/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Ludacris, Bruce Springsteen 14x165: (Jun/05/2006) As Herself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Ryan Phillippe, new "Bachelorette" Ashley Hebert, Ron Sexsmith 09x39: (Mar/14/2011) As Herself (The Hottie Body Jim-Miracle Diet) 
  Jessica Alba, Larry the Cable Guy, Him 04x88: (Jun/07/2006) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Anthony Anderson, The Four Tops 04x20: (Feb/03/2006) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Neil Strauss, & Brad Paisley 03x132: (Oct/03/2005) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Jessica Alba, Jimmie Walker, Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses 18x01: (Aug/30/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Jessica Alba, Julie Chen, The Whigs 15x53: (Jan/28/2008) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, George Saunders, The Manchester Orchestra 15x03: (Sep/06/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Brian Greene, Queens of the Stone Age 12x118: (Mar/22/2005) As Herself 

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003) 
  Beach Family 07x20: (Apr/04/2010) As Herself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 1, Show 102 01x102: (Feb/11/2010) As Herself 

People's Choice Awards (1975) 
  The 36th Annual People's Choice Awards 36x01: (Jan/06/2010) As Herself 

The Office (US) (2005) 
  Stress Relief (Part 2) 05x15: (Feb/01/2009) As Herself 
  Stress Relief (Part 1) 05x14: (Feb/01/2009) As Herself 

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002) 
  Series 8, Episode 5 08x05: (Mar/15/2008) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 80th Annual Academy Awards 56x01: (Feb/24/2008) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 78th Annual Academy Awards 54x01: (Mar/05/2006) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Jessica Alba, Mo'Nique, Dierks Bentley 04x28: (Feb/08/2008) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Adam Arkin, Ryan Sickler 04x21: (Jan/30/2008) As Herself 

The Tyra Banks Show (2005) 
  Jessica Alba 03x86: (Feb/01/2008) As Herself 

The View (1997) 
  Jessica Alba, Dane Cook, Leeza Gibbons 11x14: (Sep/21/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Grace Anne Koppel, Ted Koppel, cast members from "One Life to Live", guest co-host Sherri Shepherd 10x193: (Jun/15/2007) As Herself 
  Season 7, Episode 65 07x65: (Dec/01/2003) As Herself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Jessica Alba, Dane Cook 09x10: (Sep/21/2007) As Herself 
  Hair coloring; Jessica Alba 08x201: (Jun/11/2007) As Herself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Jessica Alba, Gary Vaynerchuk 05x13: (Sep/20/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba/Noah Wyle/Toni Braxton 03x22: (Oct/04/2005) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Jessica Alba, Bear Grylls, Paul F. Tompkins 14x156: (Jun/15/2007) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Jeff Garlin, Sheryl Crow 13x15: (Sep/29/2005) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Mike Binder, Queens of the Stone Age 12x98: (Mar/25/2005) As Herself 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Josh Flitter, Ioan Gruffudd, 01x105: (Jun/15/2007) As Herself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 20x01: (Mar/31/2007) As Herself 
  19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 19x01: (Apr/01/2006) As Herself 
  18th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 18x01: (Apr/02/2005) As Herself 
  16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 16x01: (Apr/12/2003) As Herself 

Icons (2002) 
  Frank Miller 05x17: (Mar/04/2007) As Herself 
  Frank Miller 04x03: (Mar/31/2005) As Herself 

Scream Awards (2006) 
  Scream Awards 2006 01x01: (Oct/10/2006) As Herself 

MTV Movie Awards (1992) 
  2006 MTV Movie Awards 15x15: (Jun/08/2006) As Host 

Teen Choice Awards (1999) 
  The 7th Annual Teen Choice Awards 07x01: (Aug/16/2005) As Herself 
  The 3rd Annual Teen Choice Awards 03x01: (Aug/20/2001) As Herself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Jessica Alba, Alicia Witt, Mitch Fatel, The Allman Brothers Band 04x35: (Apr/01/2005) As Herself 
  Jessica Alba, Heru Ptah, The Stills 02x131: (Dec/10/2003) As Herself 

Entourage (2004) 
  The Review 01x02: (Jul/25/2004) As Herself 

The Sharon Osbourne Show (US) (2003) 
  Episode 50 01x50: (Dec/05/2003) As Herself 

Rock Me Baby (2003) 
  The Difference Between Men and Women 01x09: (Nov/18/2003) As Herself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #905 09x05: (Nov/01/2003) As Jessica Simpson 

Punk'd (2003) 
  Jessica Alba, Wilmer Valderrama 01x03: (Mar/31/2003) As Herself 

Dark Angel (2000) 
  She Ain't Heavy 02x19: (Apr/19/2002) As Sam/X5-453 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Jessica Alba 06x18: (Feb/14/2001) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) 
  The Nature of Nurture 08x24: (Mar/18/1998) As Leann 
  Making Amends 08x23: (Mar/11/1998) As Leann 

Brooklyn South (1997) 
  Exposing Johnson 01x12: (Jan/19/1998) As Melissa Hauer 

Chicago Hope (1994) 
  Sexual Perversity in Chicago Hope 02x18: (Mar/11/1996) As Flory Hernandez 

The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994) 
  Hoop War 01x02: (Oct/15/1994) As Jessica 
  The Accident 01x01: (Oct/08/1994) As Jessica 
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Trivia

Is among Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 in 2005

Refuses to strip on screen, as she wants to be praised for her acting prowess instead of her body.

Is developing her own videogame called 'X-Game sports,' which is being launched on mobile phones in Korea

Became anorexic the same year she had a kidney infection.

She wanted to become an actress at the age of five.

Has a tatoo of a daisy with a ladybug on it on the back of her neck.

Has started training in dance and Tae Bo two months prior to the start of scheduled filming on her new film, Honey (2003).

Her father is Mexican, her mother is of French and Danish descent.

Played Invisable Woman/Sue Storm in Fantastic 4 Movie.

She graduated high school at age 16.

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Jessica Alba Quotes
Jessica: I just don't have a great feeling about what we're doing in Iraq. I don't know why we're there. Didn't we just give the power back over there? Why are we still there?

Jessica: I'm really good at being sarcastic with guys. That's the best way to hang out with them, because that's what guys like. They don't want the quiet, prissy little things.

Jessica: Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be.

Jessica: I just didn't like the damsel-in-distress thing. I could relate to young girls wanting to see her take care of herself. And because I'm so good at action, I talked the writer and producer and director into throwing together a little fight sequence. It ended up taking three more weeks to shoot it. But at least I'm not tied up and asleep until my knight in shining armor comes and saves me. So I thought it was cool.

Jessica: The movies that I do are usually physically demanding in one way or another. It's a good way to keep your health on track. Especially when you've been on- set for 14 hours, it's nice to relieve that stress in another way than having to rely on a big meal and wine.

Jessica: Thank you to the fans. I do movies for you. Practice safe sex and drive hybrids if you can.

Jessica: My first kiss was when I was 7, and it was scandalous because he was 10! I only did it so he would pick me on our neighborhood baseball team. And at the time, I thought it was great, but then it sucked because he didn't even pick me!

Jessica: I like Spongebob Squarepants. He's goofy, like me.

Jessica: Since I've opened myself to certain things, all of these amazing opportunities have come my way.

Jessica: At a very young age I was very determined and very strong-willed, and I was going to make it happen no matter what, and nobody was going to get in my way.

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