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While she has been named one of the "100 Sexiest Movie Stars" by 'Empire Magazine' and made 'People's' "Most Beautiful at Every Age" in 2012, there is more to Jessica Alba than meets the eye! Born April 25, 1981, the now 42-year-old Latinx star has made a huge impact on Hollywood with films including 'Fantastic Four' and 'Sin City'. Here is a look back at her best roles so far!
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Jessica Alba knew she wanted to become an actress at an early age and would land her first role at 13! However, she first started to gain recognition in Hollywood after her film debut in 1999's romantic comedy Never Been Kissed.
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Jessica Alba's big break would come in 2000 after being selected to play "Max Guevara" on TV series Dark Angel. Alba had some tough competition for the role with thousands of other actresses also vying for the spot, but her audition would lead the producers to choose her over all the rest!
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After Dark Angel, Jessica Alba would continue to catch the eye of producers. Jessica went on to land the lead in 2003's dance film Honey, and critics praised Alba for bringing energy to the film and making it a huge box-office success!
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After showing off her amazing dance skills in Honey, Alba was cast as exotic dancer "Nancy Callahan" in 2005's crime thriller Sin City. Her performance would win her a MTV Movie Award for Sexiest Performance!
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2005 was a busy year for Jessica, and one of her best! Along with Sin City, Jessica would also land a lead spot as "Invisible Woman", one of the notorious "Fantastic Four", in Marvel's comic book based film Fantastic Four. The film was so successful it would have a sequel in 2007!
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2007 would bring a switch to romantic comedies for Jessica Alba. One of our must-see favorites is Good Luck Chuck, where Alba becomes the obsession of a dentist who is usually the one breaking hearts! We are obsessed with Alba in this romantic comedy that will keep you laughing!
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Another favorite Jessica Alba romantic comedy of ours is 2010's Valentine's Day. While she may have broke Ashton Kutcher's character's heart, we love her nonetheless!
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Coming back together once again with Sin City director Robert Rodriguez, Jessica Alba starred in 2011's Spy Kids sequel Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. While the film wasn't as successful as its predecessors, we never get tired of watching Jessica in strong female roles!