Celebrity Transformations Cynthia Nixon's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on April 9, 2018 @ 08:00AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty See Cynthia Nixon's changing looks throughout the years. 01 of 20 1980 Dan Farrell/NY Daily News Archive via Getty The flaxen-haired, freckle-faced thespian made her big-screen debut in Little Darlings, alongside Matt Dillon and Tatum O'Neal. 02 of 20 1986 IPOL/Globe Photo, Inc. For her role in The Manhattan Project, the 20-year-old had uncharacteristically long blond strands. 03 of 20 1995 Ron Galella/WireImage The star of Broadway's Indiscretions attended the Tonys with '60s roller-set auburn curls. 04 of 20 1999 Tammie Arroyo/IPOL/Globe Photos, Inc With Sex and The City up for an Emmy, Nixon rocked a short pixie and berry-colored lips. 05 of 20 2001 John B. Zissel/IPOL/Globe Photos, Inc Perhaps as a nod to her natural hue, the actress lightened her hair to a strawberry blond. 06 of 20 2002 Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage At the Golden Globes, the expectant actress was back to ginger with a curly chin-length crop paired with pretty peach makeup. 07 of 20 2003 Steve Granitz/WireImage The Golden Globe nominee framed her features with a gilded, tousled bob. 08 of 20 2006 KMazur/WireImage A year for big things! A few months shy of winning a Tony for her role in Broadway's Rabbit Hole, Nixon let her mane flow at the Golden Globes in honor of her fifth nomination. 09 of 20 2008 Gareth Cattermole/Getty She looked appropriately sultry at the London premiere of the Sex and The City movie with a honey-streaked, layered cut. 10 of 20 2009 Jim Spellman/WireImage Fiery red again, Cynthia channeled Miranda at the premiere of Sarah Jessica Parker's Did You Hear About the Morgans?. 11 of 20 2010 Mike Marsland/WireImage For the Sex and the City 2 premiere, the blonde brushed back her glam barrel curls. 12 of 20 2011 Michael N. Todaro/FilmMagic The actress/activist wore her shoulder-length locks in soft waves. 13 of 20 2012 INFevents The dedicated actress shaved her head for her Broadway role in Wit. 14 of 20 2012 Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Nixon celebrated her Tony Award nomination in a ginger-hued wig. 15 of 20 2012 Jason Kempin/WireImage The newlywed showed off her grown-in pixie at the Tonys. 16 of 20 2013 Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images Nixon displayed a grown-out dirty blonde 'do at the 28th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards. 17 of 20 2014 Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic The star channeled old Hollywood glamour with retro blonde waves and dark lined lids. 18 of 20 2015 Walter McBride/Getty Images Nixon showed off a blonder choppy cut at a photo call for Rasheeda Speeking, pairing the new 'do with gold hoops and peach-toned makeup. 19 of 20 2016 JB Lacroix/WireImage The actress styled her blonde pixie with a deep side part at 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards. 20 of 20 2017 Andrew Toth/Getty The Sex and the City alum stepped out wearing a nude lip and a choppy blonde 'do.