Models Gain Fame for Filming

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We all know that Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Halle Berry, Geena Davis, and Jennifer Connelly are famous actresses. However, we may not know that before becoming favorite actresses, these stars used to win several beauty contests and work as fashion models.

 

Charlize Theron


Born in 1975, Theron had a dream of becoming a ballet dancer after winning a local modeling competition at the age of 16. However, Theron’s career path was closed when she suffered from a knee injury at the age of 19.

 

Unable to pursue dancing career, Theron arrived at Los Angeles. Theron accidentally met a businessman who introduced her to some film directors as well as an acting school. Since then, Theron has become more and more famous for her acting career.

 


Charlize Theron is one among the most beautiful stars in Hollywood

Charlize Theron is one among the most beautiful stars in Hollywood

 

Charlize has also appeared in many films and received many notable awards including the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2004, the SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award. In 2006, Charlize was named on the list of highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.

 


Charlize is best-known for her portrayal of serial killer “Aileen Wuornos” in the film “Monster” which made her become the first African to win an Academy Award.

Charlize is best-known for her role in “Monster”, which made her become the first African to win an Academy Award.

 

Halle Berry


Before becoming an actress, Berry was a fashion model and beauty queen, working as model in advertising programs. Halle Berry had participated in several beauty contests, won the 1st runner-up in the Miss USA Pageant and the 6th place in the Miss World Pageant in 1986.

 


Halle Berry is considered as one among the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood.

Halle Berry is considered as one of the most highly paid actresses in Hollywood.

 

Halle Berry won many notable awards during her acting career such as an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award for Best Actress. The star was also nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2001 for her performance in “Monster\'s Ball”.


Halle Berry was a fashion model and beauty queen before becoming a famous actress

Halle Berry was a fashion model and beauty queen before becoming a famous actress

 

Jennifer Connelly


Jennifer Connelly has been well-known when she was just 10 years old as a fashion model.

Jennifer Connelly has been well-known when she was just 10 years old as a fashion model.

 


Jennifer Connelly has appeared in many famous movies and won a lot of notable awards. She has also been named on the lists of the most beautiful women of various magazines such as Time, Vanity Fair and Esquire.

Jennifer Connelly has appeared in many famous movies and won a lot of notable awards. She has also been named on the lists of the most beautiful women of various magazines such as Time, Vanity Fair and Esquire.

 

Kim Basinger


Basinger started her modeling career after winning the American Junior Miss Pageant when she was 16 years old. However she is better-known for her acting career.

 


Basinger is famous for her portrayals in the two interesting movies “Starsky and Hutch” and “Charlie\'s Angels”

Basinger is famous for her portrayals in “Starsky and Hutch” and “Charlie\'s Angels”

 


As a talented actress, Basinger won a lot of awards including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actor\'s Guild Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

As a talented actress, Basinger won a lot of awards including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actor\'s Guild Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

 

Geena Davis


Geena Davis also used to be a fashion model and an angel of the American retailer of women\'s wear, Victoria’s Secret.

Geena Davis also used to be a fashion model and an angel of the American retailer of women\'s wear, Victoria’s Secret.

 

Geena Davis is known for hers role in some movies including “The Fly”, “Beetlejuice”, and “Thelma and Louise”. She has received many awards in acting career such as an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

 


Geena Davis is not only a talented actress but also a beautiful model

Geena Davis is not only a talented actress but also a beautiful model

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/01/13