Another hairstyle really shakes things up.

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Hair and makeup are absolutely crucial when it comes to bringing a character to life on screen.

Some celebs have been challenged to change their everyday looks, from shaving their heads to dying their hair a completely different color. But one of the simplest solutions when you need a new hairstyle in a pinch? Wearing a wig.

Here are a few TV and movie stars who have rocked a wig for their iconic roles over the years. Just look:


To start with, Dacre Montgomery made the mullet stylish again with his retro look stranger things.

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Taylor Lautner’s lush long mane in The Twilight series new moon made us all wish we had hair extensions.


In case you didn’t know, that was Jared Leto in the House Gucciit would be almost impossible to tell thanks to his unrecognizable film makeover.

Fabio Lovino / © MGM / Courtesy Everett Collection


Tight curls made Sarah Paulson look like a completely different woman The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story.

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Emma Stone proved that two hair colors are SO much better than one in Cruella.

Laurie Sparham / © Disney+ / Courtesy Everett Collection


ScarJo may have worn a wig iron man 2 but the redhead look was pretty much made for her.

Merrick Morton / © Paramount / Courtesy Everett Collection


Don’t pretend you didn’t wish your hair went blonde like Jason Isaacs’ wig Harry Potter film series.

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Jennifer Garner’s fiery red hair was a staple in the ’00s while starring Alias.

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You can always count on Effie to have the most vibrant hair color in the house hunger games Franchise.

Murray Close / © Lionsgate / Courtesy Everett Collection


That’s the best way to describe Ramona Flowers’ hair Scott pilgrim vs the world? Bold, bright and badass.

Double negative / © Universal / Courtesy Everett Collection


Amy Manson let her dark hair down and wore a red wig when she played Merida There was once.

Jack Rowand / © ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection


Lena Headey channeled some serious pixie cut vibes as Cersei Lannister on HBO game of Thrones.


Nicole Kidman changed her look by going grey Up on the lake.

See-Saw Films / © Sundance Channel / Courtesy Everett Collection


Myrtle Snow made an important statement American Horror Story: Coven with her crimson crepe hair, fans couldn’t help but fall in love.

Michele K. Kurz / © FX Networks / Courtesy Everett Collection


Though Uma Thurman isn’t usually a brunette, she really nailed it with this jet black fringe wig pulp fiction.

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Julia Roberts gave this bob-inspired wig a new life when she recycled it for the 2016 film Mother’s Day. Fun Fact: She actually got it off the set notting hillone of their past rom-coms.

Ron Batzdorff / © Open Road Films / Courtesy Everett Collection


And finally, Moira’s signature Schott’s Creek? Your versatile wig collection, of course.

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What other famous TV and film wigs would you add to this list? Let me know in the comments!

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