Models turned actors

Published On: Apr 10 2013 12:35:31 PM PDT   Updated On: Nov 05 2014 11:00:00 PM PST

Rebecca Romijn, who celebrates her 42nd birthday on Thursday, is one of many models who have tried their hand at acting. Join us for a look at her and other models who act.

Models who act - Maggie Q
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Warner Bros. Television

Maggie Q began her modeling career in Tokyo at the age of 17 and eventually made her way to Hong Kong, where she caught the eye of Jackie Chan, who trained her as a potential action star. She has since appeared in movies such as "Rush Hour 2," "Mission: Impossible III" and "Live Free or Die Hard" and in the TV series "Nikita" (pictured).

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