BEAUTIFUL ACTRESSES THAT DON'T ACT ANYMORE

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Josie Maran
Actress, Van Helsing
Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A modeling agent at the show saw her and encouraged her to begin modeling...
 
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Bridget Fonda
Actress, Jackie Brown
Bridget Jane Fonda was born in Los Angeles, California, to Susan Brewer and actor Peter Fonda. She is the granddaughter of Henry Fonda and niece of Jane Fonda, both famous actors. Bridget made her film debut at age five as an extra in Easy Rider, but first became interested in acting after appearing in a high school production of "Harvey." At age 18...
 
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Sam Healy
Actress, All Saints
A native of Australia, Sam Healy studied at Queensland University of Technology's Academy of Arts. During that time, she performed in university stage productions of Double Take, Summer of the Aliens, Suburbia and A Doctor in Spite of Himself, among many others. Since then, Sam has appeared on the big screen in such films as Dear Claudia and The Sugar Factory...
 
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Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Actress, Billy Madison
Bridgette Wilson was born in Gold Beach, Oregon, on September 25, 1973. The brown-eyed actress grew up there with her parents, Kathy and Dale Wilson, and sister, Tracy Wilson. Her first taste of fame came in 1990 when she won Miss Teen USA. The next year she was in Los Angeles taking acting classes...
 
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Melissa Schuman
The dream of becoming a pop star became true for Melissa Schuman when she was introduced to P.Diddy while performing in a private showcase at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Bad Boy CEO was so impressed that he signed her on the spot along with 3 other members who eventually became the multi-platinum girl group "Dream"...
 
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Iyari Limon
Actress, Dead Space
Iyari Limon was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, but by the age of one she and her parents had made Southern California their new home. Although English is her primary language, she's fluent in Spanish since being raised in a Spanish-speaking household all her life. She's also semi-fluent in French, and being of Spanish...
 
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Phoebe Cates
Phoebe Belle Cates was born on July 16, 1963 in New York City, New York, and raised there. She is the daughter of Lily and Joseph Cates, who was a Broadway producer and television pioneer. Her uncle was director/producer Gilbert Cates. Phoebe is of Russian Jewish, and one quarter Chinese, descent...
 
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Suzanne Stokes
Actress, Bricol' Girls
Luscious and voluptuous blonde bombshell Suzanne Lee Stokes was born on July 9, 1979 in Naples, Florida. Her parents owned an alligator farm and wildlife refuge in the Everglades. At age fifteen Stokes moved out of her parents' home to live with her boyfriend. Following graduation from high school in 1997...
 
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Janine Turner
This lovely, fresh-faced Lincoln, Nebraska native was born on December 6, 1962, to stalwart Texans Turner and Janice Gauntt. The younger of two children, she grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and trained, while a child, in ballet, tap, theater, and modeling (from age 3). A cheer leading beauty into her teens...
 
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Jennifer Tung
Jennifer K. Tung ('K.' initial only) was born on May 3, 1973 in Oakland, CA., and raised in a small town, Rodeo, CA. Her father, Henry Tung was the writer and star for a situation comedy show similar to 'I Love Lucy' in Hong Kong from 1967-69 (when Hong Kong just started to have wireless TV). Her mother, Grace Tung was a mother of two and business woman running two franchise retail businesses...
 
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Robia LaMorte
Actress, Spawn
Robia LaMorte was born in Queens, New York and grew up in the Florida Keys. At the age of twelve she moved with her family to Los Angeles, California. Soon thereafter she saw the movie Flashdance, and her life was forever changed. She immediately began to pursue a career as a dancer and began taking jazz, ballet and tap classes after school...
 
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Amanda Peterson
Amanda Peterson was born on July 8, in Greeley, Colorado. With a natural beauty, powerful charm and a strong personality this talented and truly gifted actress began her career in film industry at age "nine-and-a-half", with the feature film Annie, directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston...
 
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Liz Sagal
Miscellaneous Crew, Sons of Anarchy
 
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Jean Sagal
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Two and a Half Men
 
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Rebecca Holden
Rebecca is a singer, actress and entertainer. She started her music education at the University of North Texas, majoring in voice and piano, and then moved to New York City to continue her studies. While in New York, a talent agency spotted her and made her a "Breck" girl. Rebecca would appear on magazine covers...
 
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Stephanie Zimbalist
Born in Manhattan and raised in Los Angeles, Stephanie grew up swimming, riding, playing tennis, dancing, diving, clowning around, doing chores, and living the normal life of a tomboy in the great expanse of the San Fernando Valley. As a very young amateur theatrical entrepreneur, she produced, wrote...
 
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Melinda Culea
Melinda Culea was born in a suburb of Chicago on May 5, 1955. At the age of 20, she moved to New York to join a prestigious modeling agency; her first marriage broke up in the process. After four years in New York, she moved to California to break into the TV industry. After doing a number of commercials...
 
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Michele Lee
Actress, Knots Landing
The daughter of a premier makeup artist and the sister of a United States District Attorney, Michele Lee was born Michele Lee Dusick on June 24, 1942 in Los Angeles, California. Her childhood was consumed by the Hollywood entertainment industry. Lee was outgoing and had taken every chance to do plays in front of her family and friends...
 
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Serah D'Laine
Born in Santa Barbara on October 23, 1982, Sarah Laine and her family were on the move, living in Western Europe. When they returned to the States, they bought a house in Michigan, where they stayed put. When she entered middle school, she took classes in drama and modeling, which prepared her for her future career...
 
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Sara Downing
Actress, Roswell
Sara Downing was born in Washington D.C. then moved around quite a bit, from Los Angeles to Virginia, to San Francisco, then to Boise, Idaho. She started acting at the early age of 7 in Shakespeare festivals and local plays. In 11th grade she met a model scout and soon after meeting her went to IMTA and won model of the year...
 
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Amy Locane
Actress, Cry-Baby
Amy Locane was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and raised by her mother. She was ten years old when a local photographer spotted her and sent her picture to an agent in New York. Amy commuted to New York, accompanied by her mother, and auditioned for commercials, often doing her homework on the train. By the time she was 12...