Models turned actors

Published On: Apr 10 2013 02:35:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Rebecca Romijn, who celebrates her 42nd birthday on Thursday, is one of many models who have tried their hand at acting. Join us for a look at her and other models who act.

Models who act - Liv Tyler
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Liv Tyler started modeling at the age of 14, but grew bored with the job and quit after less than a year to focus on acting. She has since gone on to a Hollywood career that includes "Empire Records," "Armageddon," the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Incredible Hulk."

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