Gal Gadot's rise from law student to supermodel to movie star

Take our photo tour to see how the Israeli actress catapulted to superhero status.

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Class, intelligence and strength

When Israeli actress Gal Gadot was announced as the new Wonder Woman, fans of the superhero instantly wondered if this 5-foot-10 former supermodel was the right choice to portray a powerful Amazonian warrior princess.

They shouldn't have worried.

Gadot, 30, is not only one of Hollywood's most promising rising stars, she's also one of the most physical. From performing her own stunts to tackling swordplay and martial arts, this is one actress whose brains, beauty and strength offers up a rare cinematic triple threat. In other words, this is the Wonder Woman we've been waiting for.

Want to know more? Take a brief look at some other aspects of Gal Gadot's life and career.

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