Can You Tell Which of These Stars Are Natural Redheads?

Test your knowledge of Hollywood's most famous redheads (it's harder than you think!)

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Emma Stone

Emma Stone with red hair wearing emerald green at a fashion show.
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Is Stone's hair naturally this fiery hue?

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Close-up of Emma Stone with blonde hair.
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Nope, she's naturally blonde! She first dyed her hair for her first big movie, Superbad (2007), and the color pretty much stuck — although she went back to blonde for her role as Gwen Stacy in the Spider-Man franchise.

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Julianne Moore

A red-headed Julianne Moore wearing a denim jacket.
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Is the Academy Award-winning actress really a redhead, or is it all just an act?!

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A smiling Julianne Moore, a natural redhead, at an awards show.
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Yep! Moore told Redbook in 2014 that she feels a kinship with other redheads. She said, "Whenever I see one on the street, I nod or say hello. I feel like there's a redhead collective — you notice each other."

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KJ Apa

KJ Apa with red hair wearing a pink sihrt.
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He plays Archie Andrews, one of the most famous fictional redheads, but is the Riverdale star a natural?

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A natural brunette, K.J. Apa, stands in front of a billboard for an award's show.
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The Kiwi actor is actually a brunette! Apa told KTLA Live Morning News that it took eight hours to get his hair (and eyebrows) the right color the first time it was dyed.

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Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks with red hair.

Surely the Mad Men star is a true redhead, right?

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A photo of actress Christina Hendricks with blonde hair (her natural color) from her show, the Good Girls.
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Nope! Though she has been rocking her red hue for years, the Good Girls actress is naturally blonde. Hendricks has been dyeing her hair since she was just 10 years old.

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Sophie Turner

A red-headed Sophie Turner smiling at the camera.
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The Game of Thrones star's red hair was her character's signature look, but is it natural?

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Sophie Turner with blonde hair and fire-engine red lips at an awards show.
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Nope! Turner dyed her hair to play Sansa Stark, but she's a natural blonde.

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Florence Welch

Florence Welch wearing a gold dress and her signature red locks.
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The Florence + The Machine singer is known for her brilliant red locks, but was she born with them?

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Florence Welch with brown hair wearing a flannel shirt in front of a billboard for Jameson Irish Whiskey.
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No! Welch is actually a brunette! In June 2012, she told Marie Claire of her now red tresses, "I'm a lifer now. I've tried going back to brown, but I don't recognize myself."

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Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain with red hair wearing diamond earnings.

Is the Molly's Game actress gambling with our feelings, or is she really a redhead?

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Actress Jessica Chastain attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Images)
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It's all-natural, y'all! Chastain revealed to Refinery29 in August 2017 that she learned to love her unique hair color.

"As a child, I didn't want to be different — I wanted to look the same as everyone else because I didn't want to be singled out," she said. "I was ridiculed for having red hair; for having freckles. But whatever you are ridiculed about that makes you different is what you'll celebrate in the future. If I wanted to dye my hair, I could, but I realized that's who I am, and my differences [make me] special."

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Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman sitting with a glass of wine in a still shot for the television show, Big Little Lies.
Nicole Kidman in Big Little Lies (2019). Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO

Is the Aussie actress an auburn girl?

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Nicole Kidman with her naturally curly and red hair stars into the camera.
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Yes! Kidman's hair is naturally curly and red, though she has worn it straight and blonde in recent years.

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Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor wearing all black here is a natural redhead.
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Is that red hair we see on McGregor's head the real deal?

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Ewan McGregor with short reddish hair.
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Sure is! Although the Scottish actor has dyed it before for a few roles, red's his natural color!

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Laura Prepon

Actress Laura Prepon with long, straight red hair.
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Prepon's long red hair was her signature while starring on That '70s Show, but was it the real deal?

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Laura Prepon with black hair wearing a black, white and silver evening dress.
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Yep! Though Prepon sported black hair during her stint on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black, the actress' hair is naturally red.

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Michael Fassbender

A red-headed Michael Fassbender wearing a gray sweater while attending a discussion about his film, "Assassin's Creed" with his cast mates (not pictured).
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It would be a Shame if Irish actor Fassbender's hair wasn't really red ...

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Michael Fassbender, a natural redhead, wearing a tuxedo at an undisclosed awards show.

But it is! Phew.

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Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow with red hair wearing a white shirt or dress with pink, red and purple flowers on it.
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The actress has sported red hair in recent years, but was she born with it?

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Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow with straight blonde hair.

Nope! In fact, she's a blonde. Snow told Yahoo! Style that her red hair is her least favorite look, saying, "I think my least favorite hair color was the hair color that I had in Pitch Perfect 2. They really wanted me to be dark red, and I wanted to be lighter like I was in the first movie, but they didn't want that. But I rocked some light red for a year after it faded."

Despite it not being her favorite hair color, Snow had red hair at her 2020 wedding to her now-estranged husband, Tyler Stanaland.

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Lindsay Lohan

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Lindsay Lohan at Saint Laurent's show during Paris Fashion Week in 2019. Swan Gallet/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

In 2004's Mean Girls, even Lohan's character, Cady Heron, was asked if her hair color was natural.

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Lindsay Lohan as a little girl at The Parent Trap premiere in Los Angeles.
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She's a natural! Here's little LiLo at the Parent Trap premiere in 1998.

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Madelaine Petsch

Madelaine Petsch sporting her all-natural red hair.
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Her Riverdale character Cheryl Blossom has bright scarlet hair, but does Petsch rock the same look when she's not filming?

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Madelaine Petsch wearing a green, black and white print dress.
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Yes! Petsch is a natural redhead. She told Flare in 2017, "My hair is very much real. If I dyed my hair, my mother would actually disown me."

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Debra Messing

Debra Messing at "Birthday Candles" Photocall wearing a bright pink satin garment.
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Are the Will & Grace star's locks truly red?

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Debra Messing saluting the camera while attending the premiere of McHale's Navy at Universal City Theme Park in 1997.
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No! Messing is actually a brunette.

"My hair has been every color," she told TODAY Style in 2018. "I'm not exactly sure what the real color is. I look back at my baby pictures, and I had dark brown hair. But by the time I was in kindergarten, I was a strawberry blonde. Like, really light red. As I got older, it became more auburn. So I have no idea."

She added, "To my fellow redheads — fake or real — I say, embrace it. I mean, you stand out. There are not a lot of us, so instead of trying to hide, open up."

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Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher wearing a fuchsia-colored ballgown with bare shoulders at the Golden Globes.
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Is Fisher's hair actually auburn?

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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher in a candid shot. She is smiling at the camera.
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Yep! As you can see in this throwback with husband Sacha Baron Cohen, it's her true hue.

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Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard at an awards show wearing a black and silver gown.
Bryce Dallas Howard on Her Feature Directorial Debut, 'Dads'. Getty Images

Is the actress really a redhead, or is that color from a salon?

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Bryce Dallas Howard at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival wearing a black v-neck garment.
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It's natural! Bryce shares her hair color with her father, famed director Ron Howard.

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Cynthia Nixon

A red-headed Cynthia Nixon smiles at the Golden Globe Awards.

When she starred as Miranda on Sex and the City, her character was known for her hair color. But is it Nixon's natural look?

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Cynthia Nixon with short blonde hair.
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Not so much! The actress and activist is actually blonde.

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Amy Adams

Amy Adams smiles at the camera wearing an off-the shoulder black and white gown.
Amy Adams.

We've been Enchanted by Adams' red hair for years, but is her color natural?

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Amy Adams with long blonde hair in a side part wearing a lavender tank top or slip dress.
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Nope! Adams is a natural blonde. The actress once shared that changing her hair color actually transformed her career.

"Based on roles that I was getting called in for, people were responding to certain types of characters with me as a blonde, and the minute I went red, it was quirky and fun instead of flirtatious and dumb," she said during a New York Times-hosted TimesTalks event in 2016.

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts with wavy red hair smiling in 1990 at the Golden Globe Awards.
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The rom-com queen herself is known for her auburn locks, but is this Pretty Woman really a redhead?

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Julia Roberts with blonde wavy hair.
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Nope! Roberts went red for her first role in 1988's Mystic Pizza and stayed that way for quite some time, telling David Letterman in 1989, "My hair is naturally blonde — kind of a dark blonde."

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