Entertainment Music Country From Glamour Shots to the Grand Ole Opry: See Dolly Parton Through the Years Check out some of the country icon's greatest moments By Andrea Wurzburger Updated on January 19, 2022 10:45 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 38 1965 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images in Nashville, Tennessee. 02 of 38 1968 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images with fellow country singer Porter Wagoner. 03 of 38 1970 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images posing for a portrait. 04 of 38 1972 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images on set for The Porter Wagoner Show. 05 of 38 1974 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images performing on The Porter Wagoner Show. 06 of 38 1975 Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images flashing a smile on stage. 07 of 38 1976 Richard McCaffrey/ Michael Ochs Archive/ Getty Images performing in San Francisco. 08 of 38 1976 Armando Pietrangeli/Shutterstock looking pretty in pink onstage. 09 of 38 1977 Chris Walter/WireImage looking very much on trend. 10 of 38 1970s Everett/Shutterstock posing in rhinestones with a kitten. 11 of 38 1970s Tom Hill/WireImage performing in one of her signature looks. 12 of 38 1978 Ed Caraeff/Getty Images showing some leg during the cover session for her album, Heartbreaker. 13 of 38 1980 20th Century Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock in 9 to 5 alongside Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. 14 of 38 1983 Pete Still/Redferns performing onstage in London. 15 of 38 1984 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images in costume for the film, Rhinestone. 16 of 38 1984 Bill Nation/Sygma via Getty Images getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame alongside Sylvester Stallone. 17 of 38 1987 Jerry Fitzgerald/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images shining bright on her variety show, Dolly. 18 of 38 1987 Craig Sjodin/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images posing with Pee-wee Herman on Dolly. 19 of 38 1987 Craig Sjodin/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images getting a load of some Chippendales dancers on Dolly. 20 of 38 1987 Julie Fineman/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images hanging out with Oprah Winfrey on her variety show. 21 of 38 1988 Ron Davis/Getty Images with big, oh-so-'80s hair in Lake Tahoe. 22 of 38 1989 NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images poking fun at herself on Saturday Night Live. 23 of 38 1989 Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images at the premiere of Steel Magnolias. 24 of 38 1993 Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images at the 8th Season Grand Opening of Dollywood. 25 of 38 1997 Ron Davis/Getty Images singing at the Grand Ole Opry. 26 of 38 2000 Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images speaking about "Imagination Library" during a luncheon address at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. 27 of 38 2001 HUGO PHILPOT/AFP via Getty Images celebrating the release of her album, Little Arrow, in London. 28 of 38 2001 Evan Agostini/Getty Images with Reba McEntire after watching her in her Broadway debut in Annie Get Your Gun. 29 of 38 2003 Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage sparkling on the red carpet. 30 of 38 2005 Kevin Winter/Getty Images making an appearance on Reba. 31 of 38 2006 Joel Warren/Disney Channel via Getty Images with goddaughter Miley Cyrus on the set of Hannah Montana. 32 of 38 2009 Joe Kohen/WireImage at the premiere of 9 to 5: The Musical on Broadway. 33 of 38 2011 Ed Rode/Getty Images celebrating with Reba McEntire at the 2011 Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony induction. 34 of 38 2015 Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images singing on the set of NBC's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love. 35 of 38 2016 Rick Diamond/Getty Images getting ready to kick off her North American tour. 36 of 38 2019 Shahar Azran/Shutterstock performing at the We Are Family Foundation Celebration Gala. 37 of 38 2019 Dolly Parton. Netflix performing in her Netflix show, Heartstrings. 38 of 38 2021 Dolly parton/Twitter getting her first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine; she donated $1 million toward its research.