5 Hair Makeovers That Made Actors Famous

Amy Adams
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 1, 2014: Amy Adams at the 2014 LACMA Art+Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. - Image (Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com)

Want to become famous? Maybe you should change your hairstyle.

5 hair makeovers that made actors famous.

Hollywood is competitive, tough and frustrating. After one movie, audition or even open casting call, an actor can be “typecasted” forever leaving them with little choices to break out of a stereotype held by casting directors. However, a major hair color change can actually help out an actor’s acting career. Just ask these following celebrities who have decided to swap out their old hairstyles for something new

5. Amy Adams

Amy Adams
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The Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice actress told the Washington Post that she was typcast as the “bitchy” girl when she had her natural blonde locks. Amy Adams said dyeing her hair red, Adams said she was considered for bigger movie roles.

4. Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde
New York, NY USA – June 11, 2017: Olivia Wilde in Michael Kors Collection attend Tony awards 2017 at Radio City Music Hall – Image (lev radin / Shutterstock.com)

The Vinyl star started her acting career as a blonde, and was often typecast as the “hot chick” or the “pretty girl”. However, when she dyed her hair brown for a role, she saw an immediate shift in the roles people asked her to audition for, stating that casting directors saw brunettes as more intelligent than blondes in movie roles.

3. Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore
LOS ANGELES, CA – November 09, 2017: Mandy Moore at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Patron of the Artists Awards at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – Image

Mandy Moore first started her singing career blonde. But, found it extremely hard to compete and stand out against Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Moore than dyed her hair brown and quickly found success in major movies such as A Walk to Remember and How to Deal.

2. Emma Stone

Emma Stone
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The Spider-Man actress was asked to dye her hair red by the producer of her first major movie, Superbad. Since then it quickly became her signature color and she recently went back to blonde for the part of Gwen Stacey in The Amazing Spider-Man.

1. Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart
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The Twilight star’s blonde hair was not right for Kristen Stewart. However, for her Twilight audition for Stewart decided to dye her hair darker allowing her to land the biggest role of her lifetime.

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