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Models-turned-actresses

Wonderwall Logo By Megan Riedlinger of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 13: <p>Models and actors typically share one trait in common... they're easy on the eyes! But how many of your favorite actresses actually got their start on the runway? <a href="http://www.wonderwall.com/celebrity/profiles/overview/diane-kruger-1109.article">Diane Kruger</a> actually made a name for herself as a model, taking part in her native Germany's Elite Model Look contest back in 1992. She took home top prize and from there became one of the biggest models of the era, modeling alongside the likes of Naomi Campbell and Helena Christensen. But Diane's not the only catwalker to make a career conversion. In honor of the star turning 41 on July 15, 2017, take a look at these other stunners who've transitioned from model to actress...</p>

Models and actors typically share one trait in common... they're easy on the eyes! But how many of your favorite actresses actually got their start on the runway? Diane Kruger actually first made a name for herself as a model, taking part in her native Germany's Elite Model Look contest back in 1992. She took home the top prize and from there became one of the biggest models of the era, working alongside the likes of Naomi Campbell and Helena Christensen. But Diane's not the only catwalker to make a career conversion. In honor of the star turning 41 on July 15, 2017, take a look at these other stunners who've transitioned from model to actress...

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