Top 5 Adult Film Stars Who Transitioned Into Legitimate Acting Careers

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While few of the folks on this list are going to win Academy Awards for stirring dramatic performances, you still have to give them a hand for transitioning to legitimate acting careers after getting their start on camera with clothes off. The adult film industry is home to many thousands of performers, and most of them fade into obscurity after all the sex is over. But a handful of the more talented, entrepreneurial or just plain lucky performers have managed to make the jump, dropping the word “adult” from the “film star” title. A few even manage to exist with one foot (or other body part) in both worlds.
Top 5 Adult Film Stars Who Transitioned Into Legitimate Acting Careers

4Shu Qi

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Most filmgoers will know this Taiwanese beauty as the ass-kicking Lai Kwai from the Jason Statham hit “The Transporter.” You may also recognize her from her work in such American films as “New York, I Love You,” or from her dozens of starring and supporting roles in Chinese language films. But before she was a bona fide film star, she got her start in soft-core films and posing for the Chinese edition of Playboy and various other lascivious magazines.

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