How The Most Well-Known Beauty Icons Of The 20th Century Look Today

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With each generation comes a new line of beauty icons – fashion models or celebrities that the whole world unanimously declares to be a new standard of beauty. These people have a hard life because even the slightest change to their appearance will be scrutinised under a microscope.

They have been many fashion and beauty icons in the past as well as in the present. When people talk about beauty icons they often talk about past ones and not the present. So, we decided to make a list of how beauty icons from the past century look like today.

1Julie Andrews

Making her incredible debut in 1964’s ‘Mary Poppins’ for which she also won an Oscar, Julie Andrews stole hearts from the get-go. She went on to star in many iconic movies like ‘The Sound of Music’, ‘The Americanization of Emily’, ‘Victor/Victoria’, ‘Duet for One’, etc. Her work has been greatly recognized and she is considered to be one of the best English actresses of her generation.

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2Robert Redford

Most people do not know this fact but Robert Redford is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He made his debut in Hollywood in 1962’s ‘War Hunt’ but it was in 1965’s ‘Inside Daisy Clover’ that got him recognized as an emerging star. He went on to star in many commercially successful movies such as ‘Jeremiah Johnson’, ‘The Sting’, ‘All the President’s Men’, etc. He was named ‘Godfather of Indie Film’ by Time magazine.

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3Diahann Carroll

This singer and actress is best known for winning a Tony Award for best actress which was a first for a black woman for her incredible performance in the Broadway musical ‘No Strings’. She continued to break down barriers and create milestones by making her debut in 1968’s sitcom ‘Julia’. The role had her playing a black woman in a non-stereotypical role which was a huge milestone for her career.

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4Warren Beatty

He is the only Hollywood celebrity who has been nominated for writing, acting in, directing, and producing the same film not just once but, twice. In his career, he has been nominated 14 times for an Oscar and eight of his movies have 53 nominations. He was one of the most sought after celebrities in the ‘60s to ‘80s.

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