Carol Alt arrives at the Bad Apple premiere in New York on February 10, 2004. // Carol Alt, Sports Illustrated, Swimsuit Issue (Antoine Cau/Abaca)

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Carol Alt arrives at the Bad Apple premiere in New York on February 10, 2004.

A queen from Queens in New York, Carol Alt got her big break when she posed for the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1982. The brunette beauty went on to pose for more than 500 magazine covers and served as the face for popular products like Diet Pepsi and Cover Girl cosmetics. These days, Alt is an author who has written two books about raw food diets.

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