When most people here the term “model” their mind instantly thinks of a sunbathed, slender bombshell, probably scantily clad in a bikini or a dress. Not Mark French, owner of the UGLY Modeling Agency. UGLY specializes in, you guessed it, ugly models. French describes his business as a character agency, explaining that there is a niche market for the less-than-beautiful. Watch the video below to see what a typical casting call is like:
“I think you could say that I’m looking for at the auditions every kind of character you can think of. Fat, thin, large, or small. I never know what I’m looking for until they come through the door.” -Mark French
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