Models turned actors

Published On: Apr 10 2013 02:35:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Kate Upton, who celebrates her 22nd birthday on Tuesday, is just one of the latest in a long line of models who have taken on acting. Join us for a look at her and other models who act.

Models who act - Maggie Q
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Maggie Q began her modeling career in Tokyo at the age of 17 and eventually made her way to Hong Kong, where she caught the eye of Jackie Chan, who trained her as a potential action star. She has since appeared in movies such as "Rush Hour 2," "Mission: Impossible III" and "Live Free or Die Hard" and in the TV series "Nikita" (pictured).

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