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Marisa Miller: The Project Came When I Was Ready to Put Everything On Hold

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"Do you abide?" That's what Steve asked Marisa Miller about her research into Jeff Bridge's acting methods. The model turned actress says she watched "The Big Lebowski" and "True Grit" before shooting the new supernatural comedy thriller "R.I.P.D."

Miller talks about playing Jeff Bridges in the new movie and discusses her favorite role with Maria: motherhood. "I actually look better with a little weight on me" is what the former Victoria's Secret and SI Swimsuit cover model says about her time being pregnant...she also tells Maria her secret to a happy pregnancy.

Marisa also talks about the behind the scenes fun in making "R.I.P.D."

Fun Facts About Marisa Miller:

  • Miller is an American model best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues and her work for lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret. After a stint shooting with photographer Mario Testino for fashion magazines such as Vogue.
  • She is known for contracts with companies such as Harley-Davidson, for whom she is the first spokesperson in the history of the company, and the NFL, for whom she became a spokesperson in 2010.
  • Miller is considered a sex symbol; she ranked #1 on Maxim magazine's 2008 "Hot 100" list and in FHM's global 2010 "Sexiest Women in the World" poll. Aside from modeling, she is an ambassador for both the American Cancer Society and the USO.
  • She was first "discovered" at age sixteen walking through a San Francisco café by two Italian modeling agents.
  • In July 2008, Miller took her first step beyond modeling when her shoe line with skateboarder/surfer-oriented company Vans launched.
  • Miller's first film role is in R.I.P.D., with Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges.

(Source: Wikipedia)

‘R.I.P.D.' hits opens nationwide on Friday, July 19th.

You can follow Marisa on

Twitter: @marisamiller

Facebook: themarisamiller

Website: Marisamiller.com


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