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Marie Alba (born 1981) is an American television and film actress and model.
She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere
and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Alba rose to prominence as the
lead actress in the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002). Alba
later appeared in various films, including Honey (2003), Sin City (2005),
Fantastic Four (2005, Into the Blue (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the
Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck both in 2007. Alba has been called
a sex symbol. She appears on the "Hot 100" section of Maxim and was
voted number one on AskMen.com's list of "99 Most Desirable Women" in 2006,
as well as "Sexiest Woman in the World" by FHM in 2007. In 2005, TV
Guide ranked her # 45 on its "50 Sexiest Stars of All Time" list.
The use of her image on the cover of the March 2006 Playboy sparked a lawsuit
by her, which was later dropped. She has also won various awards for
her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award
for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead
role in the television series Dark Angel.
In 2010, Alba starred in five films. She played Joyce Lakeland, a prostitute in The Killer Inside Me, film adaption of the book of the same name which co-starred Kate Hudson and Casey Affleck. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Her second film of the year was the hit romantic comedy Valentine's Day, directed by Garry Marshall. She portrayed Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend, Morley Clarkson, in the ensemble film that included Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Garner, among others. It was released on February 12, 2010. Later in the year, she appeared in action film Machete, in An Invisible Sign of My Own and in Little Fockers, reuniting with Robert De Niro who was also in Machete. In August 2010, it was announced that Alba would appear in Spy Kids 4. The film was released a year later.
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