Five beauty queens-turned-actresses
Long before she became known on the television series "Desperate Housewives," Longoria was in pegeants in her 20s.
Five beauty queens-turned-actresses
POSTSCRIPT (Philstar.com) - January 30, 2017 - 4:52pm

What awaits Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach and Miss Philippines Maxine Medina now that the pageant is over? Maybe these beauty queens-turned-actresses could give some hints.

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh

This Asian royalty won the title of the Queen of the Pacific and represented Malaysia at Miss World pageant in 1983, which served as a springboard for her rise to stardom.

Watch her in her latest screen appearances in two Netflix originals: “Marco Polo” (original series) and “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny” (original film)

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

She was a runner up in Miss USA and competed for Miss World in 1986. Watch her fall in love in “New Year's Eve”.

Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer


She competed for Miss Orange County in 1978 and her royal beauty continues to shine up until today. Watch her in her most iconic role yet in “Batman Returns”.

Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

She spent her 20’s in pageants and was crowned as Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998. Watch her in action in “The Sentinel”.

Jeri Ryan

Jeri Ryan

After being named as Miss Illinois in 1989, she competed in Miss America in 1990, where she finished as third runner-up. Watch her travel through space in “Star Trek: Voyager”.

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