Beauty Icon: Rocker Redheads

Born a brunette, Swedish songbird Ann-Margret vaulted into the pantheon of pop icons only after she dyed her hair strawberry blond. Though she charted a couple hits in the early sixties, it was her turn as Kim in the film Bye Bye Birdie that made her a star—and set the stage for redheaded pop tarts to come.

Photo: Columbia / Courtesy of Neal Peters Collection