Summer Catch was the 7th Heaven star’s first lead role, followed by big movies like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Blade: Trinity.
Biel also made appearances on The A-Team, New Year’s Eve, Total Recall, Hitchcock and A Kind of Murder before returning to the small screen in 2017 as executive producer and star of The Sinner.
“There was no driving force behind it. I set out to make films. But as we all know, the film industry has gotten very limited. I wanted to get my career back in my hands, and that’s what I do.” thought when I started this little production company, “she told The Hollywood Reporter about starting Iron Ocean Productions with her good friend Michelle Lila. “Television has changed too: It’s become such an incredible place where you have a great opportunity, especially as a woman, to get something on TV with a thoughtful, interesting, fresh idea.”
But since her main role in the lively first season, the 39-year-old has largely concentrated on vocal work (BoJack Horseman, Pete the Cat) and the 10-part crime series Limetown.
After five years of dating, Biel and Justin Timberlake married in 2012 and since then has two sons, Silas, 5, and Phineas, 13 months.