Jessica Biel

American actress (born 1982)

Jessica Claire Biel (born March 3, 1982) is an American actress,[1][2] Vocalist[3] and former fashion model.[4]

Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel in 2007
Jessica Claire Biel

(1982-03-03) March 3, 1982 (age 42)
EducationFairview High School
  • Actress
  • model
  • singer
Years active1994–present
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
(m. 2012)

Biel became known for her early television role of Mary Camden in the long-running family drama series 7th Heaven. She is perhaps best known for appearing in several Hollywood movies. These include Summer Catch, the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Illusionist.

Biel is also known for her beauty and is considered a sex symbol. In 2005 Esquire magazine declared her the "Sexiest Woman Alive".[5] In 2007 she was voted number 1 in a poll by Stuff magazine.[6]

In 2012, she married singer Justin Timberlake.[7] They have two sons together, Silas Randall (born 2015) and Phineas (born 2020).[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1996-2001 7th Heaven Mary Camden television series
1997 Ulee's Gold Casey Jackson
1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas Allie
2001 Summer Catch Tenley Parrish
2002 The Rules of Attraction Lara Holleran
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Erin Hardesty
2004 It's a Digital World voice
Cellular Chloe
Blade: Trinity Abigail Whistler
2005 Stealth Lieutenant Kara Wade
Elizabethtown Ellen Kishmore
London London
2006 The Illusionist Duchess Sophie von Teschen
Home of the Brave Vanessa Price
2007 Next Liz Cooper
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Alex McDonough
2008 Hole in the Paper Sky Karen Watkins
Easy Virtue Larita Whittaker
2009 Planet 51 Neera voice
Powder Blue Rose-Johnny
2010 The A-Team Charissa Sosa
Valentine's Day Kara Monahan
2011 New Year's Eve Tess Byrne
2012 The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Cindy
Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes Linda
Playing the Field Stacie
Total Recall Melina
The Tall Man Julia Denning


  1. "Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Announces Hollywood Bowl 2009 Summer Season". Hollywood Bowl. Los Angeles Philharmonic. March 16, 2009. Archived from the original on March 21, 2009.
  2. Hirschberg, Lynn (April 2012). "The Biel Appeal". W. New York City: Condé Nast. pp. 98–103. Archived from the original on August 11, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  3. "Jessica Biel Follows in J.T.'s Footsteps". E! Online. October 23, 2008. Retrieved 2021-01-04.
  4. Iverson, Annemarie (July 9, 2008). "Jessica Biel: Dancing with the Designers". Harper's Bazaar. New York City: Hearst Corporation. Archived from the original on October 22, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012.
  5. A.J. Jacobs (October 31, 2005). "Jessica Biel Is the Sexiest Woman Alive". Esquire. 144 (5). Hearst Communications. Archived from the original on June 17, 2010. Retrieved August 29, 2013.
  6. "Biel Beats Johansson in Sexy Women Poll". April 3, 2007. Archived from the original on May 9, 2007. Retrieved June 13, 2010. Both actresses were romantically linked to Justin Timberlake during the beginning of 2007
  7. "Justin Timberlake-Jessica Biel wedding: 'It's great to be married'". Los Angeles Times. October 19, 2012. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  8. "Justin Timberlake -- I'm a Dad Now!!!". TMZ. EHM Productions, Inc. April 11, 2015.

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