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 - Taylor Kitsch
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Before Taylor Kitsch's breakout role on the TV high school football drama "Friday Night Lights," he was a model in New York City and Los Angeles, modeling for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch. He's also appeared as Gambit in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and starred in the films "John Carter," "Battleship" and "Savages."

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