In Dolly Parton’s four-decade career, the 65-year-old superstar has charted 25 number-one hits, sold 100 million records and even opened her very own (enormously successful) theme park. Her frankly artificial beauty, from her platinum wigs to her Coke bottle figure, are just part of her ample charm. “People say, ‘Are you offended by the dumb-blonde jokes?'” she joked on The View. “And I say no, because I know I’m not dumb and I know I’m not blonde.” With her new movie Joyful Noise in theaters today, check out Parton’s transformation from Tennessee tot to all-out superstar in the gallery now.
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