Jessica Claire Biel (born March 3, 1982)is an American actress, model and singer. She began her career as a vocalist appearing in musical productions until she was cast as Mary Camden in the family-drama series 7th Heaven, for which she achieved recognition. The series is the longest-running series that has ever aired on The WB channel and is the longest-running family drama in television history. In 1997, she won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for her role in Ulee's Gold.
Biel has since starred in many films, including The Rules of Attraction (2002), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), Blade: Trinity (2004), Stealth (2005), I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007), The A-Team (2010), New Year's Eve (2011), and Total Recall (2012). She appeared in the thriller indie film Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes in 2013.
Jessica Biel was born on March 3, 1982, in Ely, Minnesota. Her mother, Kimberly (née Conroe), is a homemaker and spiritual healer. Her father, Jonathan Biel, worked for GE and was also an entrepreneur and business consultant. She is of German, French, English, Irish, and Choctaw ancestry and has a younger brother, Justin, born in 1985. Biel's family moved frequently during her childhood, living in Texas, Connecticut, and Woodstock, Illinois, before finally settling in Boulder, Colorado where she attended Fairview High School. While growing up, Biel played soccer and also trained as a gymnast. From 2000 to 2002, she attended Tufts University.
Full Name at Birth
Jessica Claire Biel
Jessica Claire Timberlake
Date of Birth
resembles Christy Turlington
Actress, model, producer, singer
Claim to Fame
Mary Camden on 7th Heaven
Creative Artists Agency
Revlon, Dulux Paint, Pringles
TV commercial for Loreal (2002)
Print ads for L'Oreal Pure Zone Skin Conditioners (2002)
TV commercial for L'Oreal Paris Vive Color Care hair color (2003)
TV commercial for McDonalds (1996)
(2010) Print ads for Revlon's Luxurious Color Eyeshadow
(2010-11) Print ads for Revlon's Just Bitten Lipstain & Balm
Procter & Gamble Pringles (1993)
9 (US), 41.5 (EU), 7.5 (UK), 260 (J)
Other Family Members
Tevy (died in 2007), Tina (Pitt mix)
Way of the Peaceful Warrior (Dan Millman)