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Five Top Models Turned Actors Gallery Title Card

Everyone in Hollywood wants to be a multi-hyphenate, right? Everyone wants to show they can do it all. A key figure in that tradition is the model-turned-actor. Maybe they wanted to act but had to take modeling gigs first; maybe they modeled first but wanted to prove they were more than just a pretty face.

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker continues her crossover this week with supporting roles in two very different films: "Battleship" and "What to Expect When You're Expecting." There are countless other examples of performers who've done this, but here's a look at five who've staked out serious careers in front of both kinds of camera.

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