I made very safe, boring choices as an actor: Jessica Alba

Actress Jessica Alba says she could have made more daring decisions in her career.

By: Press Trust of India | London | Published:August 7, 2014 9:30 am
Jessica Alba, and from left, Rosario Dawson, Josh Brolin, director Robert Rodriguez and writer/director Frank Miller attend the "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" signing on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014. (Source: AP) Jessica Alba, and from left, Rosario Dawson, Josh Brolin, director Robert Rodriguez and writer/director Frank Miller attend the “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” signing on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 26, 2014. (Source: AP)

Actress Jessica Alba says she could have made more daring decisions in her career. The 33-year-old ‘Sin City’ star said that she was worried about receiving criticism for her movie roles, and often played it safe as a result, reported Digital Spy.

“I don’t know if I was ever typecast, but I just made very safe, boring choices as an actor, and I take full responsibility for that,” she said.

“It wasn’t the roles. It was probably the way I translated them. I was afraid to be fearless and bold. I was young, I was afraid of being criticised, and I wanted to appease everyone.”

Alba continued by praising the increased number of women appearing in film nowadays.

“It was harder when I was starting out. There’s much more diversity now. There’s a wider range of successful actresses and beauty.

“We didn’t have Tina Fey and Amy Poehler starring in movies when I was starting out. Halle Berry wasn’t an Oscar winner, and there was no Jennifer Lopez,” Alba said.

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