Star of James Cameron's Dark Angel, a role that won her an ALMA Award for Breakthrough Actress of the Year in 2001. She went on to star in Sin City and was named the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM magazine in 2007. In 2019, she began starring in LA's Finest. Her other film roles include Spy Kids 4, Fantastic 4, Honey and Good Luck Chuck.
As a child, she suffered from collapsed lungs twice and was frequently plagued with pneumonia.
AskMen.com voted her the number one Most Desirable Woman in 2006.
She starred as Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman, with Julian McMahon in Fantastic 4.