DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE: These Former Models Made It In Hollywood

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Next year, supermodel Marisa Miller will spend a little less time rolling around on a beach and a little more time running lines on a set.

She just booked a role in “R.I.P.D.,” a drama that will also star Jeff Bridges, Mary Louise-Parker and Ryan Reynolds.

And the Victoria’s Secret mainstay is far from the first catwalk queen to cross into Hollywood.

Models have been booking movie and TV roles for years — and the career move is particularly hot right now.

Don’t believe us?

All of these actors used to get paid to look pretty — no dialogue required.

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