Biel previously received critical acclaim for her performance in the thriller The Illusionist, alongside Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti. For her work in the film, she won several film festival awards, including the Outstanding Achievement in Acting Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival, the Shining Star Award at the Maui Film Festival and the Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
She was most recently seen in the independent feature Easy Virtue, which premiered to rave reviews at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival before screening at the Rome, London and Tribeca Film Festivals. She also starred in the worldwide hit comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, opposite Adam Sandler and Kevin James, and lent her voice to the animated feature Planet 51.
Biel's additional film credits include Lee Tamahori's Next, starring Nicolas Cage; Irwin Winkler's Home of the Brave, with Samuel L. Jackson; Elizabethtown, written and directed by Cameron Crowe; Rob Cohen's Stealth, with Josh Lucas and Jamie Foxx; Blade: Trinity, with Wesley Snipes; the hit remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; Summer Catch; and Victor Nunez's Ulee's Gold, starring Peter Fonda, which marked her feature film debut.
In addition, Biel is a spokesperson for Revlon.
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Jessica Biel Facts
|Birth Name||Jessica Claire Biel|
|Birthday||March 3, 1982 (36)|
|Birthplace||Ely, Minnesota, USA|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Jessica Biel compared to you?|
|The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) as Erin|
|The Rules of Attraction (2002)|
|Summer Catch (2001)|
|I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)|
|Ulee's Gold (1997)|
|7th Heaven as Mary (breakthrough)|