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 - Famke Janssen
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Famke Janssen was signed by Elite Model Management in the mid-1980s and appeared in advertisements for Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Victoria's Secret before retiring from modeling in the early 1990s. Her breakout acting role came in 1995 as the villainous Bond girl Xenia Onatopp in "GoldenEye" and she's gone on to star in the "X-Men" series of films and both "Taken" and its sequel.

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