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Born March 3, 1982 in Ely, Minnesota, Jessica Biel is an award-winning actress who has been in the business since she was only nine years old. She is most known for her role as Mary Camden in the family hit 7th Heaven.
Biel started as an actress and singer in musical theater in shows such as Annie and Beauty and the Beast. She made her acting debut on TV in the TV series, 7th Heaven, in 1996. In 1998, Biel scored her first major film with the Christmas film, I'll Be Home for Christmas starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Her first lead role was in 2003's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and went on to be in the third installment of the Blade franchise, Blade: Trinity.
From 2006 to 2012, Biel has had major success with several notable roles in many feature films. She has played opposite Edward Norton in The Illusionist, Adam Sandler in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, alongside Forest Whittaker in Powder Blue and has also performed on stage in both L.A. and New York.
Over her career, her beauty has been recognized a significant amount. She was voted number five in Maxim’s top 100 hottest women in 2007. Along with her number five spot, she was also number 32 in Maxim’s top 100 hottest women in 2010. She has also got many other “Sexiest woman” titles over the years.
She met her future husband, Justin Timberlake, at a Golden Globes after-party in 2007. They were together for four years before they separated briefly. The two married on October 19, 2012 at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy.