Donna Feldman

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Donna Feldman

Donna Feldman attending the launch Party for "310 Model Agency" at One Sunset, West Hollywood, California on 10 October 2008
Born(1982-04-28) April 28, 1982 (age 30)[1]
Calabasas, California, United States
OccupationActress/Model
Years active2003–present
 
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Donna Feldman

Donna Feldman attending the launch Party for "310 Model Agency" at One Sunset, West Hollywood, California on 10 October 2008
Born(1982-04-28) April 28, 1982 (age 30)[1]
Calabasas, California, United States
OccupationActress/Model
Years active2003–present

Donna Feldman (born April 28, 1982) is an American model and actress, best known for her appearances in Don't Mess with the Zohan and Maxim.

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Early years

Donna was born and raised in Calabasas, California. Her parents are Israeli, of Jewish descent from Russia and Poland.[2]

Feldman was discovered by her older sister's modeling agent. Due to the poor treatment her sister endured, Feldman focused on school where she obtained a marketing and merchandizing degree at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She modeled on the side in order to pay for school. Upon graduation, Feldman pursued modeling full time.

Career

Modeling

Feldman is predominantly a commercial fashion model who appears regularly in men's magazines such as FHM and Maxim. Thus far, Feldman has appeared on the cover of FHM Australia, Esquire in the Czech Republic, Maxim in Germany, GQ in Mexico, FHM in South Africa, and DT in Spain. Additionally, she has appeared on the covers AC Luxury magazine, Vegas Essential, La Direct Stepping Out, Fitness RX, In Design, and Shy magazine in the United States.[3]

Feldman has appeared in campaigns for the 1921, Apart Fashion, Bebe, Bejeweled by Susan Fixel, Bellagio Resort, Belldini, Caesar's Palace, Christian Audigier,[4] Christian Audigier Swimwear, Diesel, Faber Felina Lingerie, Finest Fashion, Fila, Jaguar, Lucky Brand, Madeleine, Miraclesuit Swimwea, Nautica, New Yorker, Panasonic, Platini Jeans, Pleasure State Vip, Pontiac for Sports Illustrated, Quelle, Rampage, Revlon, Sean John, Tara, Tart Collection, Target, Tornado, Varla, Verizon Wireless, Visa Black Card, Wella, Westfield Shopping Center and Zanetti.[5][6]

She is currently signed to Elite Model Management in Los Angeles, Diva Models in Copenhagen, Most Wanted Models in Munich, Ice Models in Cape Town, Mega Models in Miami, Look Models in San Francisco, and MC2 Models in Tel Aviv.[7] She was formerly with Leni's Model Management in London, Profile Models in London, Elite Model Management in Miami, Irene Marie in Miami, 301 Models in Miami, Okay Models in Hamburg, Major Models in New York, and Cover Management.[8]

Acting

By 2003, she starred opposite Justin Timberlake in the music video "Senorita". She also appeared in music videos "Blame the Vain" for Dwight Yoakam, "It's so Easy" for Sugar Ray, and "Tired of Being Sorry" for Enrique Iglesias.[9]

In 2005, Feldman was a trophy girl at the 2005 Academy Awards which led to a spot on Deal or No Deal. Feldman held the number 22 suitcase for a majority of the show's first season, but left to pursue a role on Fashion House. In 2007, she had a small part in the television show, Las Vegas. However, in 2008, she had her biggest break yet when was offered a role in Adam Sandler's in You Don't Mess with the Zohan. She was chosen by Sandler after seeing her in an editorial for Stuff magazine.[10] Due to the success of that film, Feldman was offered a co-host position on The Fashion Team and panelist on Redeye.[11]

In 2011, Feldman appeared in a Visa Black card commercial as well as landing small television roles on the series Chuck, Deadliest Warrior, and Castle.[12][13]

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