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The Hottest Models Who Are Actresses 

Julian Jefferson
Updated June 14, 2019 94.1k votes 4.8k voters 222.3k views 384 items

List Rules Only models who are actresses, or actresses who are models in the Zoolander sense.

A list of famous American models who are actresses. Acting and modeling seem together like bread and butter, apple pie and America, The two fields are not mutually exclusive, though if you are a hot babe like many of these actresses are, it's easy to understand why companies and magazines would want them to pose as models for either their publication or to sell their product. After all, who WOULDN'T want these ladies to pose for them is probably the better question to ask. Whenever you see these actresses/models, you're likely to turn your head, or at minimum, raise your eyebrows when you see a salacious or even a scantily clad photo of them. It does work both ways though. There are plenty of models that you'll see on this list who became actresses likely due to their beauty instead of their finely crafted thespian skills. 

There are plenty of great examples of actresses who eventually became models, including Jessica Biel, Ali Larter and January Jones. On the other side of the coin, models who became actresses include Cindy Crawford, Brooklyn Decker and Kathy Ireland. We're not here to judge the quality of their performances, just simply to rate which of these famous American models and actresses are at the top of the heap. 

This list compiles all the famous American actress and models. Take a look and vote on who you think should be considered the best of this group of attractive women. Vote and get your voice heard! Also, check out our complete list of famous American models.

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Brooklyn Decker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hottest Models Who Are Actresses
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Brooklyn Danielle Decker Roddick (born April 12, 1987) is an American model and actress best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including the cover of the 2010 issue. In addition to working for Victoria's Secret for the 2010 "Swim" collection, she has ventured into television with guest appearances on Chuck, Ugly Betty, The League, and Royal Pains. She made her feature film debut in Just Go with It (2011), and later starred in Battleship (2012) and What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States of America

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Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hottest Models Who Are Actresses
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Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2001, with several minor television and film roles, and played a regular role on the Hope & Faith television sitcom. In 2004, she made her film debut with a role in the teen comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. In 2007, she co-starred as Mikaela Banes, the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character, in the blockbuster action film Transformers, which became her breakout role. Fox reprised her role in the 2009 sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Later in 2009, she starred in the black comedy horror film Jennifer's Body. In 2014, Fox starred as April O'Neil in Teenage Mutant ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

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Odette Annable is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hottest Models Who Are Actresses
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Odette Juliette Annable (née Yustman; born May 10, 1985) is an American actress. She is known for various roles in film and television, including her starring role as Dr. Jessica Adams in the Fox medical drama series House, Beth McIntyre in the monster film Cloverfield, Aubrey Diaz in the ABC drama series October Road, and Samantha Arias/Reign in Supergirl. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Denise Richards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hottest Models Who Are Actresses
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Denise Richards (born February 17, 1971) is an American actress and former fashion model. Her most recognized roles are Carmen Ibanez in Starship Troopers (1997), Kelly Van Ryan in Wild Things (1998) and Bond girl Christmas Jones in The World Is Not Enough (1999). She has also appeared in films Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Valentine (2001), Undercover Brother (2002), Love Actually (2003) and Madea's Witness Protection (2012). She is best known for her television roles on Paramount Network's sitcom Blue Mountain State (2010–11), ABC Family's mystery-thriller series Twisted (2013–14) and CBS' soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2019). Richards starred on the E! reality show Denise Richards: ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Downers Grove, Illinois, USA

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