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Jessica Biel

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Jessica Biel
Jessica sent us into 7th Heaven from 1996 to 2002 playing Mary Camden on the hit series. Since then, she

Jessica Claire Biel , is an American actress and former model, who has appeared in several Hollywood films, including Summer Catch, the remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Illusionist, and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, and is also well known for her television role as Mary Camden in the long-running family-drama series 7th Heaven. Jessica Biel Early life Born Jessica Claire Biel on March 3, 1982 in Ely, Minnesota, to Kimberly Biel a homemaker, and Jon Biel, an entrepreneur. She has a younger brother, Justin, born in 1985. Biel has Native American , German, French, English, and Irish ancestry. Jessica Biel Although she was born in Minnesota, her family moved a lot during her childhood, living in Texas, Illinois and Connecticut, before finally settling in Boulder, Colorado, which she calls home. Jessica Biel Career Early career Biel initially trained to be a vocalist, and appeared in several musical productions in her hometown, playing lead roles in productions such as Annie, The Sound of Music and Beauty and the Beast. At 12, she attended The International Modeling and Talent Association Conference in Los Angeles, where she was discovered and signed on by an agency and began doing modeling work in print ads, as well as appearing in commercials for products such as Deluxe Paint and Pringles. She also played a lead role in a low-budget musical short titled It's a Digital World, but the film was never released. Rise to fame After auditioning for several television pilots, at 14 she was cast as the oldest daughter in a new family drama, 7th Heaven, the show was originally scheduled to air on FOX, but was picked up by The WB Network instead. 7th Heaven would go on to last for 11 seasons, making it the longest-running family drama in television history, and also became the highest-rated show on The WB. That same year she also landed her first feature film role, playing Peter Fonda's granddaughter in the critically acclaimed drama Ulee's Gold, released in 1997

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