A different hairstyle really shakes things up.
Hair and makeup are absolutely key when it comes to bringing a character to life on screen.
Some celebs have been challenged to change up their everyday looks from shaving their head to dying their hair a totally different color. But one of the most simple solutions when you need a new hairdo in a pinch? Wearing a wig.
Here are a bunch of TV and movie stars that rocked a wig for their iconic roles over the years. Take a look:
To start, Dacre Montgomery’s made the mullet stylish again with his retro look in Stranger Things.
Taylor Lautner’s lusciously long mane in The Twilight Saga: New Moon made us all wish we had hair extensions.
If you didn’t already know, this was Jared Leto in the House of Gucci, it would be near impossible to tell thanks to his unrecognizable movie makeover.
Tight curls made Sarah Paulson look like a completely different woman in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Emma Stone proved two hair colors are SO much better than one in Cruella.
ScarJo may have been wearing a wig in Iron Man 2 but the redhead look was pretty much made for her.
Don’t pretend like you didn’t wish your hair could get as blonde as Jason Isaacs’ wig in the Harry Potter film series.
Jennifer Garner’s fiery red hair was a staple during the ’00s while she was starring in Alias.
You could always count on Effie to have the most vibrant hair color in the house during the Hunger Games franchise.
The best way to describe Ramona Flowers’ hair in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World? Bold, bright, and bad ass.
Amy Manson ditched her dark hair and sported a red wig when she played Merida in Once Upon a Time.
Lena Headey’s channeled some serious pixie cut vibes as Cersei Lannister in HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Nicole Kidman changed up her look by going grey in Top of the Lake.
Myrtle Snow made a major statement on American Horror Story: Coven with her crimson crimped hair fans couldn’t help but love.
While Uma Thurman isn’t typically a brunette, she really nailed it with this jet black fringe wig in Pulp Fiction.
Julia Roberts gave this bob-inspired wig a new life when she recycled it for the 2016 film, Mother’s Day. Fun fact: She actually got it from the set of Notting Hill, one of her past rom-coms.
And finally, Moira’s signature in Schitt’s Creek? Her eclectic collection of wigs, of course.
What other famous TV and movie wigs would you add to this list? Let me know in the comments!