Jane Fonda's Changing Looks

2017
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See how the actress's looks have changed through the years.

01 of 27

1955

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The fresh-faced Vassar student used her modeling wages to fund classes at the legendary Actors Studio.

02 of 27

1959

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Bouncy waves and major makeup for the up-and-coming actress! Fonda described her first Warner Brothers studio makeover in her autobiography, My Life So Far: "I was horrified, dumbstruck. My lips had a new shape and my eyebrows were dark and enormous, like eagle's wings."

03 of 27

1960

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Fonda was stunning in her screen debut, Tall Story, but the behind-the-scenes feedback wasn't as encouraging: "[The studio rep] suggested that after filming I might consider having my jaw broken and reset and my back teeth pulled to create a more chiseled look."

04 of 27

1962

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She went brunette to play the seductive Kitty Twist in Walk on the Wild Side and earned a Golden Globe for the role.

05 of 27

1963

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After filming Sunday in New York, Fonda was introduced to director (and future husband) Roger Vadim in Paris, leading to a Bardot-inspired new look.

06 of 27

1963

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Wigging out! Fonda sported a black flip for In the Cool of the Day.

07 of 27

1966

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Living in France as a strawberry blonde.

08 of 27

1967

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The Barefoot in the Park star wore her glossy mane pulled into a low ponytail-and prepped to play the ultra-sexy titular character in Barbarella.

09 of 27

1971

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An iconic new look (and soon an Oscar)! "I had my first real hair epiphany," Fonda wrote. "The men in my life liked it long and blond, and I had been a blonde for so long that I didn't even know what my own color actually was. I simply said to [N.Y.C. hairstylist] Paul McGregor, 'Do something,' and he did. It was the haircut that became famous in Klute, the shag, and he dyed my hair darker, like what it really was. I knew right away that I could do life differently with this hair."

10 of 27

1976

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The activist and mother of two (now married to politician Tom Hayden) made The Blue Bird-and wore her brunette strands in a grown-out shag.

11 of 27

1979

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Loose waves and glossy lips for the China Syndrome-and a second Oscar for her role in Coming Home.

12 of 27

1982

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A busy beauty: In the early '80s Fonda produced 9 to 5, On Golden Pond and her trailblazing Workout video.

13 of 27

1984

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After winning an Emmy playing a weather-beaten Appalachian folk artist in The Dollmaker, she rocked big hair and pure '80s glam for a publicity shot.

14 of 27

1990

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Divorced from her second husband and dating media mogul Ted Turner, she worked a voluminous blowout at the Academy Awards.

15 of 27

1993

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She wore a luxuriant waist-length faux braid to celebrate the Fonda family's induction into the Hollywood Entertainment Museum.

16 of 27

1993

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Cowboy hat? Absolutely! Both she and husband Ted Turner won Golden Boots Awards for their work in westerns.

17 of 27

1994

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The narrator of A Century of Women attended the N.Y.C. premiere with her layered locks worn loose.

18 of 27

2001

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The actress/activist sported a new cut courtesy of super-stylist Sally Hershberger when she was honored with a Lincoln Center Gala Tribute.

19 of 27

2005

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After a 16 year break from the big screen, a radiant Fonda returned to the red carpet for the premiere of Monster-In-Law.

20 of 27

2010

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Auburn locks and a few extra tweaks. "I thought it would be good to have something minimal done," she told People of her very public plastic surgeries. "I wanted to look less tired."

21 of 27

2011

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Back to blond and better than ever at the Cannes Film Festival premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

22 of 27

2012

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Once again, Fonda looked spectacular at a Golden Globes after-party.

23 of 27

2013

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Her layered cut provided body and movement at the 2013 Oscars.

24 of 27

2014

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Shimmery shadow and glossy lips finished Fonda's look at the This Is Where I Leave You premiere in L.A.

25 of 27

2015

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Fonda was dressed to the nines while attending the 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards in Los Angeles where she was an honoree.

26 of 27

2016

2016
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Fonda paired her signature blonde 'do with a silvery shadow and peachy lip.

27 of 27

2017

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The celebrated actress arrived at the premiere of Our Souls at Night with her blonde locks swept back, a pale pink lip, and bold liner brightening her face.

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