Elsa Pataky is one of the most famous Spanish models and actresses to make it big in the American film industry. She is best known for playing Officer Elena Neves alongside Dwayne Johnson in The Fast and the Furious film franchise. A polyglot, Elsa Pataky can speak Spanish, English, Romanian, Portuguese, French, and Italian fluently.
The Winner of Miss World 2000; a successful actress in Hindi films; the owner of production house that promotes regional Indian cinema and the first Indian actor to play the lead character in an American television show – Priyanka Chopra’s list of achievements is long. The popular star is also a singer, a tech investor and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Katrina Kaif is one of the top actresses of the Hindi film industry. Namastey London, New York, Raajneeti, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang and Bharat are some of her hit films. Her career has seen highs and lows and many times she has been criticised for her acting.
Actor and model, Colton Haynes, starred as Jackson Whittemore in the MTV supernatural drama series Teen Wolf. This role made him a teen icon and gained him international popularity. Active in the entertainment field since he was 15, he first built a successful career as a model before venturing into acting. He is openly gay.
Actor and former model Justin Chambers worked for brands like Calvin Klein, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana before venturing into acting. He received professional training in acting before making his debut in a TV show. He has since appeared in many TV series and films and is especially known for his role in the TV series Grey's Anatomy.
Rhea Durham is an American model known for gracing the cover of many prominent fashion magazines, such as Elle, Marie Claire, and French Vogue. She also appeared on TV in 2001, guest-starring as herself in one of the episodes of Spin City. Her popularity increased in 2009 when she married popular actor Mark Wahlberg in Beverly Hills, California.
Sonoya Mizuno is an English actress, ballet dancer, and model. She started her professional career as a model, working for world-renowned brands, such as Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. Thanks to her skills as a ballet dancer, which she learnt at the Royal Ballet School, Mizuno landed roles in dance films like High Strung, which kick-started her film career.
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Gregory Sestero who began his acting career with small roles, went on to attain stardom with his performance in the 2003 cult film, The Room. Sestero also authored the award-winning book The Disaster Artist which made to the New York Time’s bestseller list.
Best known for playing a key role in the popular TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Khloé Kardashian is one of the most popular American celebrities on the internet. Having launched many clothing collections, she is also involved in the fashion industry. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, Khloé had a long-term memory loss but has recovered since.
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Regarded as the epitome of supermodel, Gisele Bündchen is credited with bringing an end to the heroin chic era of modeling and ushering in a healthy look with curves. She pioneered and popularized the horse walk and is considered the only remaining supermodel.
Shari Headley shot to fame in the 1980s with her performance in the box-office hit Coming to America and there was no looking back after that. She aspired to become a doctor, but after winning a Ford Modeling Agency sponsored contest, she drifted toward acting. She bagged a NAACP award nomination for her performance in 413 Hope St.
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Travis Fimmel never thought about becoming a model or actor before he was spotted working out at a gym by a talent scout's flatmate. In fact, he wouldn't even have been working out at that gym had he not broken his leg before making his debut for the St Kilda Football Club. Well, Australian football’s loss is film industry’s gain!
Lee Kwang-soo is a South Korean actor, model, and entertainer. He is best known for his work in the popular variety show Running Man, for which he has won several awards, such as SBS Entertainment Awards. He has also been honored with other prestigious awards like Korea Drama Award, APAN Star Award, and SBS Drama Award.
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Sela Ann Ward is best known for her Emmy-winning role of Teddy Reed in Sisters. She won another Emmy and a Golden Globe for playing Lily Manning in Once and Again. Fans also loved her in the series House and CSI: NY, and the movie The Day After Tomorrow.
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Judy Greer is an American actress and director who established herself in the film industry through sheer hard work and determination. A self-made woman, Judy Greer has received several honors for her work in films and TV. Judy Greer is also credited with popularizing meditation, especially Transcendental Meditation.
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Bebe Buell is a singer whose personal life has overshadowed her professional achievements. She gained notoriety between 1972 and 1978 for her highly-publicized relationship with Todd Rundgren. She is also known for her relationships with many rock musicians, including Steven Tyler, who fathered her daughter Liv Tyler. A former model, Buell was named Playmate of the Month in November 1974.
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French actress, Eva Green, gained instant fame in 2003 with her first film The Dreamers, directed by the eminent Bernardo Bertolucci. Subsequently she went on to act in a number of notable films like Kingdom of Heaven, Casino Royale, Dark Shadows, Home for Peculiar Children, Franklyn, Cracks and Proxima. She has also acted in television series like Penny Dreadful and Luminaries.
Actress and model, Pamela Anderson, is known as a sex symbol. She featured regularly in the Playboy magazine and acted in television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and VIP. Baywatch was hugely popular and gave her international recognition. Pamela Anderson has also acted in several films. She is an active member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the animal rights organisation.
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Natalie Martinez is an American model and actress who played the female lead in the 2008 dystopian action thriller film, Death Race. Over the years, she has also played important roles in several TV series, such as Fashion House, Saints & Sinners, and Detroit 1-8-7. She has also appeared in music videos for artists like Justin Timberlake and Sean Paul.
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Sara Sampaio is a Portuguese actress and model renowned for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel. One of the most popular Portuguese models of her generation, Sampaio has been honored with Portuguese Golden Globes under the Best Female Model category on several occasions. In 2014, she became the first Portuguese model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
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American actress and model, Vinessa Shaw, is credited with popularizing Buddhism to an extent in the United States. Raised a Buddhist, Vinessa Shaw embraced Nichiren Buddhist philosophy, which she claims helped her find the true meaning of life. As part of her practice, she chants daimoku daily and is a supporter of the Soka Gakkai International, a Nichiren Buddhist movement.