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 - Paulina Porizkova
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In the early 1980s, Paulina Porizkova appeared on the covers of Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Glamour magazines and became just the second woman, after Christie Brinkley, to be featured on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's cover consecutive times (in 1984 and 1985). She made the jump to movies in 1989, starring in "Her Alibi" with Tom Selleck.

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