From the World of Models Direct to the TV screen, Models Show Range of Talent

If you’ve always suspected that models are nothing more than pretty faces, it’s time to admit you’re wrong.

Online PR News – 29-April-2009 – – Bristol, UK ( Onlineprnews ) April 29, 2009 - If you’ve always suspected that models are nothing more than pretty faces, it’s time to admit you’re wrong. Many models go on to become actors, either during or after their ( modelling career, to show off the full range of their talent and reach an even larger audience than they can by simply becoming a model.

Supermodel Elle Macpherson is one who has been very successful at transitioning from her glittering modelling career to career in acting.

Macpherson will now appear with Mischa Barton and Ashton Kutcher in a new TV show called 'Beautiful Life' produced by the CW television network. The show will track the lives of a group of male and female models who share a home in New York as they pursue their modelling careers.

Macpherson’s character is Claudia, owner of a top New York modelling agency and a runway star of the 1980s.

The show promises to be essential viewing for anyone interested in ( becoming a model or wanting to know more about how the modelling industry works.

Macpherson is no stranger to the world of acting. She made her film debut appearing an artist's model in the 1994 movie ‘Sirens’ alongside Hugh Grant. Since then she has appeared in a number of movies and TV shows, including five episodes of ‘Friends’ where she played Joey's roommate and girlfriend Janine Lecroix.

According to Managing Director of UK modelling agency Models Direct Damian O’Connor, Macpherson’s wide range of talents is not uncommon among models.

“Models are called upon to play all kinds of roles when they are on a photo shoot,” says O’Connor. “So it’s a very valuable skill for anyone wanting to become a model, to have some degree of acting talent. It’s no surprise that some models go on to become fully fledged actors in their own right.”

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