Dolly Parton
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Dolly Parton turns 66 today! This photo shows the budding superstar—pre-makeover—at the age of 18. “I always wanted to be prettier,” Parton has said of her teenage self. “I got to fixin’ myself up. I wanted my clothes tight, my makeup bright, my nails long, my lips red. I got into it.” And did she ever! Check out Dolly Parton’s transformation from Tennessee tot to country Barbie in the gallery now, and be sure to catch her latest flick Joyful Noise, in theaters now.

See her Transformation!

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