Models turned actors

Published On: Apr 10 2013 02:35:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 25 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

There are some people who the camera just loves. Perhaps that's why many models make the leap to acting.

Models who act - Rebecca Romijn
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Romijn started her modeling career in 1991, becoming famous on the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and for hosting MTV's "House of Style." She snagged her first major film role in 2000's "X-Men," playing the blue-skinned shape-shifting mutant Mystique. She's reprised the role of Mystique in three more "X-Men" movies, including a cameo in 2011's "X-Men: First Class," and has also appeared in movies such as "Femme Fatale," "Rollerball," "The Punisher" and "Good Deeds." She also had TV roles on "Ugly Betty," "King & Maxwell" and "The Librarians."

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