Anna Nicole: The Cover Girl

Take a look back at Smith's iconic Playboy covers and the Guess ads that launched her career

GUESS: 1992

"I finally feel like I'm becoming somebody," Smith said of becoming a spokesmodel. "I really think like I can do something." And she also had her eyes on the silver screen. "I just know I'm going to be an actress. I want it so bad," she told PEOPLE in 1993.