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 - Ashton Kutcher
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After participating as a modeling contestant in an International Modeling and Talent Association competition, and losing out to Josh Duhamel, in 1997, Ashton Kutcher instead signed with Next modeling agency in New York City. He went on to appear in ads for Calvin Klein and modeled in Paris and Milan before landing his star-making role on the sitcom "That '70s Show."

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