The actress is the next beautiful star to take on a not-so-flattering role.
In "An Invisible Sign of My Own," Jessica Alba plays a math whiz who finds life again after getting a job as a teacher. Perhaps Alba wants to win an award one day. If her predecessors are any indication, she may be onto something. Check out this photo of her on the set and take a look back at some other Hollywood beauties who put their looks on the back burner for their craft.