Jessica is a regular girl who loved to sing, dance, in-line skate, and mountain bike. Jessica Biel was first discovered while competing at the International Modeling and Talent Association's Los Angeles Convention in 1994. Her participation in the conference led to her being awarded a scholarship to the Young Actors Space, an acting society in Los Angeles.The hazel-eyed beauty hit it big in 1996 when she was cast as Mary Camden in the WB's successful family drama "7th Heaven". While playing one of seven siblings on the Aaron Spelling-produced show, Jessica Biel also proved to moviegoers that she could steal the spotlight on the silver screen. In 1997, she starred with Peter Fonda in Ulee's Gold -- which garnered attention at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals -- and her role as the rebellious teen made critics take notice.