Era: 1970s-1980s
Known For: Being the first Asian supermodel

When the industry was looking for blondes, Bayle went to Paris and, in two years time, became one of Europe's top models. When she returned to NYC after making a name for herself overseas, she was sent away by an assistant at an agency until the manager saw her leaving. And to think, before her international stardom, she was just another pre-med student on the basketball team in the Philippines.