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 - Tricia Helfer
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Canadian Tricia Helfer won Ford Models' "Supermodel of the World" contest in 1992 and went on to model for Ralph Lauren, Versace, Chanel and Giorgio Armani while also appearing on the covers of Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Vogue magazines. Her big breakthrough when it came to acting was when she was cast to play the humanoid Cylon Number Six in the re-imagined "Battlestar Galactica" television series in 2004.

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