Actress/producer Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty," "The Tree of Life") arrives at the TIFF HFPA/InStyle Party during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Windsor Arms Hotel on September 9, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.
Chastain is just one of the high-profile celebrities and historic figures whose natural crimson locks stand out in a crowd.
By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan
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Singer Tori Amos arrives for The Q Awards, held at the Old Saatchi Gallery, October 21, 2002 in London.
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Comedian Carol Burnett's carrot top was always instantly identifiable.
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Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals warms up prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 4, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, speaks at the National Press Club December 7, 1994, in Washington, D.C. The Duchess was in the U.S. capital to talk about her American charity, Chances for Children.
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Rupert Grint played Ron Weasley, best friend of Harry Potter.
Since the film franchise ended, Grint has appeared in the World War II drama "Into the White," "CBGB," and "Charlie Countryman."
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Actress Greer Garson was an acclaimed star of period pictures and melodramas beginning in the late 1930s, including such classics as "Goodbye, Mr. Chips," "Pride and Prejudice," "That Forsyte Woman," and "Mrs. Miniver," for which she won a Best Actress Oscar.
Her first Technicolor film was 1941's "Blossoms in the Dust" (left).
Left: A portrait of Henry VIII after Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543). Other British monarchs who were redheads include Richard the Lionheart and Elizabeth I.
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Prince Harry - now fourth in line to the British throne - visits Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) at its home base at Campbell Barracks on October 6, 2013 in Perth, Australia. Prince Harry was on his second day of a two-day trip to Australia. He toured the base where he met past and present members of the unit and honored fallen members at the Garden of Reflection.
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Before becoming an Academy Award-winning director (for "A Beautiful Mind"), actor Ron Howard starred in George Lucas' "American Graffiti" (left), and the TV sitcom "Happy Days."
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Thomas Jefferson, Ulysses S. Grant and Calvin Coolidge were just a few of the minority Americans who rose to the office of president - minority as in redheads.
Other red-headed Chief Executives include Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Dwight Eisenhower, and the Father of Our Country, George Washington.
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Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme
Would-be presidential assassin Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson who tried to kill President Gerald Ford in 1975. She served more than three decades in prison before she was paroled in 2009.
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Wynonna Judd performs at the Music City Center on June 7, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Actor Damian Lewis ("Homeland"), pictured at Radio City Music Hall on May 14, 2007 in New York City.
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Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at the premiere of "Scary Movie 5," at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on April 11, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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Myrna Loy, who had great success in such films as "The Thin Man," "Libeled Lady," and "The Best Years of Our Lives," managed to show off her red tresses in the 1929 Warner Brothers musical, "The Show of Shows," which contained Technicolor sequences, one of which still survives.
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Ann-Margret starred with Elvis Presley in "Viva Las Vegas" (1964).
Actress Julianne Moore arrives for the annual Oscars nominees luncheon March 13, 2000 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Moore had received one of her four Academy Award nominations, for her performance in "The End of the Affair."
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His 1975 concept album, "Red-Headed Stranger," was red-headed singer Willie Nelson's first album for Columbia, after his two records for Atlantic. The album rose to number one on Billboard's Country Albums chart, and went double-platinum.
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Chuck Norris won't go red - except for his hair. Norris starred in such action films as "Good Guys Wear Black," "Missing in Action," and "The Delta Force," and in the TV series, "Walker, Texas Ranger."
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Talk show host Conan O'Brien appears at the New York Times Art & Leisure Weekend March 9, 2003, at the City University of New York in New York City.
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John Ford's Technicolor ode to Ireland, "The Quiet Man," won an Oscar for Best Color Cinematography, in no small part due to the gorgeous locks of actress Maureen O'Hara.
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Molly Ringwald (left, in "Pretty in Pink") is best known as a muse for writer-director John Hughes, whose comedy-dramas of teenage love and angst helped define 1980s cinema.
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Guns 'N Roses singer Axl Rose walks in the paddock of the Silverstone racetrack before the Formula one British Grand Prix, June 11, 2006 at Silvestone, England.
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Susan Sarandon poses with her Best Actress Oscar, won for her performance in "Dead Man Walking," at the 68th annual Academy Awards, March 25, 1996, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
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Comedian Red Skelton got his start in vaudeville as a young boy, with his trademark red hair the source of his nickname. Skelton went on to star in numerous big-screen comedies and a long-running TV variety show.
Jill St. John
Actress Jill St. John was red-headed Bond Girl Tiffany Case, opposite Sean Connery, in "Diamonds Are Forever" (1971).
Vincent Van Gogh
A self-portrait by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh.
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Florence Welch (of Florence And The Machine) poses backstage during the opening night of a series of concerts and events in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust organized by Roger Daltrey, at The Royal Albert Hall, March 24, 2009 in London.
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Snowboarder Shaun White celebrates winning the Men's Halfpipe gold medal, at the Medals Plaza on Day 2 of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games, February 12, 2006 in Turin, Italy.
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Some celebrities noted for their red hair are, in fact, not natural redheads at all. Lucille Ball's dyed hair became her trademark, while Nicole Kidman, Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendricks and Emma Stone all turned heads after changing hair color for film or TV roles.
By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan
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