The World's Prettiest Women

Celebrating Beautiful Women of Today and Yesterday

Paulina Porizkova November 11, 2008

Filed under: Actresses,Model — pashley1916 @ 4:02 pm
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picture-22There’s hope for us not-so-good-looking guys; she’s married to Ric Ocasek, of the band The Cars, not a good looking guy.

International supermodel Paulina Porizkova has graced the covers of magazines worldwide for more than a decade. She began modeling at the age of 15 and quickly rose to the top of her profession.

She segued into acting in the title role of “Anna,” written by Agnieska Holland and directed by Yurek Bogayevicz, which garnered her wide critical acclaim. She next starred opposite Tom Selleck in “Her Alibi,” directed by Bruce Beresford. She appeared in a co-starring role in “Arizona Dreams,” starring Johnny Depp and directed by Emir Kusturica.

After taking some time off to start a family, Porizkova returned to the movies with “Female Perversions,” starring Tilda Swinton. She then starred in Dana Lustig’s “Wedding Bell Blues,” with Julie Warner and Ileana Douglas, followed by Skip Woods’ “Thursday” with Aaron Eckhart and Thomas Jane. Porizkova also starred in “Long Time Since,” directed by Jay Anania. “Thursday” and “Long Time Since” both screened in the 1998 Toronto Film Festival. After taking another break to have her second child, Porizkova made her return to the screen appearing in “L’Interne,” which was an Official 2000 Sundance Film Festival Selection. She also starred in “After the Rain,” written by Jerome Ehlers and produced by Jackie O’Sullivan; “Nearest to Heaven,” directed by Tonie Marshall; “People I Know,” alongside Al Pacino; “Second Best” with Joe Pantoliano, and the independent comedy “Knots,” with John Stamos.

Porizkova was recently seen on “Dancing with the Stars.” She also wrote the novel “A Model Summer” for Hyperion books. source.

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