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Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981 in Pomona, California) is an American actor of Mexican and Danish descent.

Alba started her acting career as a teenager in the 1990s, playing in a few independent films, making a few appearances on The Secret World of Alex Mack, and doing a couple seasons of the revived Flipper series. Her lead role in Dark Angel (which she won by being picked by James Cameron from over 1000 candidates) made for her breakthrough, and she would go on to achieve worldwide recognition with various film roles throughout the 2000s — including the title role of Honey, a stripper in Sin City, and Invisible Woman in the Fantastic Four Duology.

Many of these roles featured Alba playing a Ms. Fanservice type to some extent, which helped cement her status as one of the most attractive celebrities of her day to many fans and magazines alike. However, she has publicly commented that when she was starting out in her career, she preferred not to use her sex appeal to get advantages and had fears of being typecast in "whore" parts. She also made it a point to have a personal code about never appearing in the nude, which she upholds to this day.

In 2008, Alba married Cash Warren, with whom she has two daughters, Honor and Haven, and a son, Hayes. In recent years, she's devoted more time to motherhood than acting, starting a retail brand called The Honest Company (specializing in non-toxic household products) and authoring The Honest Life, a book about this lifestyle. The company became highly successful, and Alba's net worth is estimated to be $340 million.

She has accounts on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

Despite looking entirely different and both having been in Valentine's Day (albeit never in the same scene), she is occasionally confused with Jessica Biel.

Selected filmography:

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Tropes associated with her work include:

  • Awesome, Dear Boy: invoked She starred in the Fantastic Four films and Dark Angel because she wanted to play a superhero.
  • Creator Backlash:
    • You don't like the second season of Dark Angel? She doesn't, either, judging by her bashing it in the commentary for the season one finale.
    • She had some issues with the scripts for the Fantastic Four films, especially when Sue strips off. Naturally, it made Sue equally distressed.