You’ll never guess who! Yes, everyone changes… but as one of these A-list ladies posts a startling snap of her younger self, can you identify these almost unrecognisable stars?
You might think that appearing different decades on is to be expected – after all, that’s simply what ageing does to a person.
But as the images below show, some transformations have absolutely nothing to do with fine lines or crow’s feet. Many of our best-known on-screen faces have hardly aged a day, but boy have they changed.
Whether it’s down to a radically altered hairstyle, lifestyle or style of dress, can you guess which famous names match up with these unfamiliar faces?
1. STRICTLY INCOGNITO
Last week this TV stalwart drew attention to how much she’d changed since finding fame, by sharing a Strictly au naturel picture take early in her modelling career. Stripped of her signature tan and fringe, would you ever have recognised her?
2. MUCH ADO ABOUT SOMEONE
With Kate Bush hair and the sweetest of smiles, it wasn’t long before this British beauty was attracted to the Sheen of Hollywood and upped sticks for good.
3. LOOKING GREAT AGAIN
Lots has changed for this Lady over the years, not least her looks. Pictured here at 18 in 1987, almost a decade before moving to the US, who could have known she would grow up to help make America great again?
4. SUPERMODEL SEAL OF APPROVAL
Is that a young Brooke Shields, I hear you cry? With that supermodel smoulder her catwalk fate was always Sealed, but try again – and this time think Victoria’s Secret rather than Calvin Klein.
5. SCREAM IF YOU WANNA KNOW WHO I AM
This Spicy shot was taken before the girl turned ginger. Now, she’s much less ‘Look At Me’ and altogether more demure.
6. DOCTOR WHO ARE YOU?
No stranger to a costume drama, this soap actress turned ITV royalty is Crying out to be recognised.
7. DID SHE WAKE UP LIKE THIS?
These days she spends her Mornings sitting on the sofa with guests rather than alone on the steps, and is known for her fits of giggles more than moody model looks.
8. A BERRY GOOD LIKENESS
From (Bond) girl to (Cat) woman, the former Miss World seems to have nine lives. Through all of them she’s hardly aged – yet has somehow changed.
9. SCHOOLGIRL TURNED CATWALK ANGEL
She’s not just any model, she’s an M&S luxury lingerie model – though you’d never have guessed it from this snap taken in her teens.
10. FROM WEST END GIRL TO SCREEN ROYALTY
She’s the Queen of the screen, but back then this veteran blonde beauty was better known in the West End.