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#OldHeadShotDay Reminds Us That Some Are Born Beautiful And Others Hit Some Bumps Along The Way

By Alyssa Fikse | Celebrity | April 28, 2018 |

By Alyssa Fikse | Celebrity | April 28, 2018 |


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Do you ever have that moment when you convince yourself that if you had a team of stylists, a private chef, a personal trainer, and a fancy wardrobe, you could be just as beautiful as the people you see on screen? No? Just me? Look, I’m not saying this is the healthiest thought process, I’m just saying that sometimes it happens.

While I may cling to the fact that celebrity beauty isn’t just genetics, social media was determined to prove me wrong. Over the weekend, #oldheadshotday was trending on Instagram and Twitter, with many celebs taking part. With some people, it was obvious that they’ve been stunning since day one — AS IF Viola Davis has been anything less than a goddess at any point in her life — while others were proof that even the most beautiful have slightly awkward phases.

Prepare to be charmed.


#oldheadshotday When I confused acting with narcissism, thought success would come rushing at my abdominal semi-six-pack, when I still had schlumpy embarrassment in my spine but not enough failure and pain in my life to really embrace it, and mostly, mostly an example of the cruelty and majesty and harsh but welcome instruction of Time. All those poor casting directors…

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#OldHeadShotDay Circa 5 years old

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I REALLY wanted to be a guest star on Law & Order with this headshot but I would’ve settled for Franklin and Bash. #oldheadshotday

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LATE 90s ~ #oldheadshotday

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#oldheadshotday

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I thought this headshot was so funny I demanded it be used. Agents disagreed. It gives off a certain…oh, I don’t know…trade Magic cards for HJs vibe, no? #oldheadshotday

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So there’s this… #oldheadshotday

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Just going to leave this here #OldHeadshotDay

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Baby me #OldHeadshotDay

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Better late than never. Swipe left for my attempt at side ponies, attitude, and a bit of croquet. #oldheadshotday

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#oldheadshotday #warwickpreparatoryschoolgotmelike

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I know this is a day late, but Matt isn't on Instagram so thought I'd help him out. #OldHeadshotDay

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