Backcombed hair, bold patterns, and go-go boots pretty much sum up the 60s, not to mention the sea of drop-dead gorgeous celebrities floating around at the time.
However, in the same way fashion changes over time, so do the famous faces that were once so young and youthful.
Five decades have passed since the following 1960s stars stepped into the limelight, so it is hardly surprising they all look unrecognizable today.
To find out how much these iconic 60s celebs have changed over the years, here’s what they look like: then and now.
Tina Louise Then
This redheaded actress and singer is best known for playing Ginger Grant on Gilligan’s Island. The show only lasted for three years (1964-1967), a memorable song lasted longer than the actual hype of the show. Though we’re pretty sure the film was remembered for more than it’s title theme with an actress like Tina Louise appearing in it.
Tina Louise Now
Louise declined to participate in any of three reunion television films for Gilligan’s Island. Despite maintaining an adequate career after the show’s run, she kept claiming that the show actually ruined her career.
Joan Collins Then
Collins was born in London, England in 1933. She moved to Hollywood at the age of 22 and went on to star in a number of films such as The Girl in the Red Velvet and Rally Round the Flag Boys.
Joan Collins Now
In the 80s Collins landed the role of Alexis Carrington Colby, in the 1980s television soap opera Dynasty. Collins won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 1982 for her role.
Julie Newmar Then
Newmar is an American actress known for a variety of stage, screen, and television roles. She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Katrin Sveg in the 1958 Broadway production of The Marriage-Go-Round.
Julie Newmar Now
Newmar went on to star as Catwoman from 1966-67 in two seasons of Batman. She made a cameo appearance in 1995 film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.
Diana Ross Then
Ross was born in 1945, and is a world-renowned singer and songwriter. She first found fame as the lead singer of ‘The Supremes’ which is still to this day one of the worlds biggest ever all girl groups. Ross went on to have lots of success as a solo artist.
Diana Ross Now
The Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history in 1993 due to her success in the United States and United Kingdom for having more hits than any female artist in the charts with a career total of 70 hit singles with her work with the Supremes and as a solo artist. Ross sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Diana Rigg Then
Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, is well known for the role of Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, which she appeared in from 1965 to 1968, and an extensive career in the theatre, including playing the title role in Medea, both in London and New York. For this role, she won the 1994 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
Diana Rigg Now
Since her heyday, she has continued to secure prominent acting roles and most recently played Lady Olenna Tyrell in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones.
Gina Lollobrigda Then
Gina Lollobrigida was born on July 4, 1927 in Subiaco, Italy. Destined to be called “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”, she had a very successful career.
Gina Lollobrigda Now
She appears to have lived life to the fullest and recently was quoted saying: “I’ve had many lovers and still have romances. I am very spoiled. All my life, I’ve had too many admirers”.
Music legend Cher has had one hell of a career and still continues you to amaze us with her singing even today.
She is still heavily involved in the music industry but also contributes to the prevention and raising awareness of HIV.
Barbara Eden Then
This dreamy actress stole the hearts of men across the globe, but where is she now?
Barbara Eden Now
She still has regular acting roles lined up and most recently Eden was cast in the movie One Song.
Lori Saunders Then
This beauty was probably most well known for her role as Bobbie Jo Bradley in the television series Petticoat Junction.
Lori Saunders Now
Today, she lives a much quieter life out of the limelight and is living life to the full.
Anne Francis Then
Anne Francis was an American actress known for her role in the science fiction film classic Forbidden Planet.
Anne Francis Now
Sadly, Anne Francis was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007. She kept her followers informed of her progress at her website but, died on January 2, 2011, aged 80, from complications due to pancreatic cancer at a retirement home in Santa Barbara, California.
Dawn Wells Then
Dawn Wells, played Mary Ann Summers, the ponytailed innocent trapped for years on “Gilligan’s Island,”
Dawn Wells Now
Now 78, Well’s recently became the marketing ambassador for MeTV the Chicago-based network for classic TV, I’m sure you’ll agree she’s still stunning.
Marlo Thomas Then
This acting beauty has stepped off the stage to focus on other things now…
Marlo Thomas Now
She is really getting into her politics and making a name for herself again.
Ursula Andress Then
Ursula Andress was the actress in the first Bond film when she was just 24, she’s now 81.
Ursula Andress Now
Andress became a huge icon after the film and dated some of the worlds best-looking guys, including James Dean who she was dating at the time of his death in 1955. She recently sold her longtime Beverly Hills home for $2.28 million. In the last 10 years, the actress has struggled with osteoporosis.
Butch Patrick Then
Butch Patrick is well known for playing Eddie Munster in the CBS sitcom ‘The Munsters’.
Butch Patrick Now
Patrick’s career never gathered momentum after his child acting.
He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 but was given the all clear later that year.
Ann Margret Then
The Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer, is mostly famous known for her roles on Bye Bye Birdie, Viva Las Vegas and Carnal Knowledge, as well as numerous other Hollywood classics.
In 1975 she featured in rock opera, Tommy.
Ann Margret Now
Ann is still looking absolutely stunning and doesn’t seem to age.
At the age of 75 she has slowed down in terms of acting but will feature in 2017 film Going in Style alongside Morgan Freeman.
Paul McCartney Then
The Beatles star, now Sir James Paul McCartney, has undoubtedly had a mind-blowing career.
Paul McCartney Now
The English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer is still out recording new music and shows no sign of stopping any time soon.
The ‘it’ model of the 60s is still on the scene today…
And she is looking totally chic!
Sophia Loren Then
Sophia Loren is an Italian film actress. Encouraged to enroll in acting lessons after entering a beauty pageant – and thank god she did!
Sophia Loren Now
Now she is taking a break after her acting come back didn’t go as well as expected.
Betty White Then
She is known for her Emmy Award winning roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1973–77) and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls (1985–92).
Betty White Now
Today, she is still securing the occasional acting role. She was the hilarious grandmother in hit rom-com The Proposal with Sandra Bullock.
Debbie Reynolds Then
Debbie Reynolds, America’s sweetheart, is an actress, comedienne, singer, dancer, and author who has continued to stay active in Hollywood throughout her life.
Debbie Reynolds Now
To recognise her amazing career Reynolds received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in January 2015 and in August 2015, it was announced Reynolds would be the recipient of the 2016 Academy Awards Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Letta Mbulu Then
Letta Mbulu (born 23 August 1942) is a South African jazz singer who has been active since the 1960s.
Letta Mbulu Now
She is taking the easy life nowadays.
Julie Andrews Then
The Sound Of Music beauty has stayed in the public eye all this time.
Julie Andrews Now
That’s right she is constantly appearing at award shows and even dabbles in acting from time to time.
Kim Novak Then
The 60s American actress that all the directors wanted to star in their films.
Kim Novak Now
She is now enjoying retirement but still enjoys dolling up for the big Hollywood events.
The Beach Boys Then
The boys that made the girls swoon. Are they still hunks?
The Beach Boys Now
…not so much. But they are all still pals which is good to know.
Petula Clark Then
Who could forget this English singer, actress and composer!
Petula Clark Now
Her career has spanned seven decades and she is still known as a legend.
Sally Field Then
Not only did she have a successful acting career as a youngster, she has continued to act all her life.
Sally Field Now
She appeared in the classic Mrs Doubtfire and is actively part of hit TV shows.
Frankie Avalon Then
This singer was every guys teen idol.
Frankie Avalon Now
Since his heyday, he has flirted with the music buisness and performed on American Idol in 2009. Most recently, he released a cookbook with over 80 recipes from St. Martin’s Press, Frankie Avalon’s Italian Family Cookbook.
Shirley MacLaine Then
This talented woman is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.
Shirley MacLaine Now
Over her impressive career she has has won an Academy Award, five Golden Globe Awards, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an Emmy Award and two BAFTA Awards.
Mimi Coertse Then
This South African soprano had one of the decade’s most memorable and touching voices.
Mimi Coertse Now
Here she is later on in life looking radiant as ever.
Little Richard Then
This impressive American singer was an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than six decades.
Little Richard Now
He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.
Doris Day Then
Doris was already an established actress when the 1960s came around but after her Oscar nomination in 1959, her popularity as an actress went to another level. She would go on to star in a number of critically acclaimed films, including Midnight Lace, Billy Rose’s Jumbo and Move Over, Darling.
Doris Day Now
Now aged 96, Day’s acting days are long behind her but her music is still used in films even today.