Rooney Mara's Changing Looks

2017
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Take a look at the actress's changing looks throughout the years.

01 of 14

2003

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The aspiring actress starred in a production of Romeo and Juliet at Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York. Mara has admitted that her flowing curls were clip-in extensions used to disguise a bad haircut.

02 of 14

2009

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Mara wore her long, romantic waves pulled back at the crown for a screening of The Winning Season.

03 of 14

2010

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She dropped by the Youth in Revolt premiere with loose locks, barely-there blush and soft rose lipstick.

04 of 14

2010

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For the premiere of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Mara adorned her loose ponytail with a jeweled headband.

05 of 14

2011

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Mara revealed her punky Lisbeth Salander crop at a viewing of Tanner Hall. "I wasn't freaked out by the hair-cutting, the piercings, the dyeing," she told People. "The bleaching of my eyebrows was the most startling thing."

06 of 14

2011

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For the premiere of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Mara wore severe straight-cut fringe and minimal makeup. "I love her face," the movie's director David Fincher told Entertainment Weekly. "She can look like a boy or like Audrey Hepburn. She's just got these amazing bones."

07 of 14

2011

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Sweeping her bangs to the side for a fresh take on her crop, the actress limited her makeup to red lipstick and strong eyebrows. "She was a dream to work with," said beauty guru Kate Lee, who created the look. "Because her dress was so magnificent, we wanted her makeup to appear effortless." Lee lightly groomed the actress's brows with a pencil, then set them with a swipe of black mascara.

08 of 14

2012

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For the Oscars, Mara balanced her bold brows and crimson lips with sheer blush.

09 of 14

2013

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For the CFDA Awards, Mara wore her hair in a sleek, low bun with a deep side part.

10 of 14

2013

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Mara wore her hair half up for the Her premiere at the 8th Rome Film Festival. Her dark red lips were a perfect contrast to her white Balenciaga dress.

11 of 14

2014

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Mara updates her signature sleek style with a chignon.

12 of 14

2015

2015
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The star styled her sleek, straight locks with a middle part at the New York premiere of Pan.

13 of 14

2016

2016
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Mara's side-swept 'do at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards looked striking against her flawless pale skin and minimal makeup.

14 of 14

2017

2017
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Mara made an eye-catching statement at a premiere in Los Angeles with bold brows, a glittery golden lid, and a merlot-colored lip.

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