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She then co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in the Disney film Life-Size, playing a doll named Eve who comes to life.
Other films she has starred in include Love Stinks (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), Coyote Ugly (2000), Halloween: Resurrection (2002) Banks has appeared in several music videos, including Michael Jackson's "Black or White", Mobb Deep's "Trife Life", Tina Turner's "Love Thing", George Michael's "Too Funky" (with models Linda Evangelista, Estelle Lefébure, Emma Sjoberg and Nadja Auermann) and Lionel Richie's "Don't Wanna Lose You".
Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world's most influential people by Time magazine.
She remained executive producer for the revival of the series, and enlisted Rita Ora as host for the twenty-third cycle before reassuming the duties herself for the upcoming twenty-fourth cycle.
Banks was the co-creator of True Beauty, and had her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show, which aired on The CW for five seasons and won two Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Talk Show Informative.
The episode was dedicated to dating violence in response to the assault of Rihanna by Chris Brown. She has also established the Tyra Banks Scholarship, a fund aimed at providing African-American girls the opportunity to attend her alma mater, Immaculate Heart High School.
In 2005, TZONE transformed from a camp into a public charity, the Tyra Banks TZONE.
Banks has said that while growing up she was teased for her appearance and considered an "ugly duckling"; When Banks was 15 years old, she started modeling while attending school in Los Angeles. In her first runway season, she booked 25 shows in the 1991 Paris Fashion Week.