Reality TV Alums Turned Actors
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Robin Platzer/FilmMagic, Michael Muller/NBC
Todd Williamson/FilmMagic, Jaimie Trueblood/Columbia Pictures
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James Sorensen/ABC via Getty Images, David James/Warner Bros.
FOX, Tommy Garcia/FOX
Jim De Yonker/The CW, Ben Glass/Warner Bros.
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Daniel Garriga/CBS, Suzanne Tenner/Focus Features
FOX, Sergei Bachlakov/The WB
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From NeNe Leakes to Jennifer Hudson, we spotlight how 15 minutes of fame can lead to a legitimate acting gig.
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Heather Morris ("So You Think You Can Dance" / "Glee")
Heather Morris narrowly missed the Top 20 on the second season of "So You Think You Can Dance," but went on to act, sing, and dance on "Glee" as cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce.