Grint told The Daily Star that it's time to give his signature red hair a break. "I'm going to shave off my hair or at least dye it," the 22-year-old English actor confessed. "People always recognize me because of this hair. I am a proud ginger and surprisingly don't get much ginger abuse. But I definitely need a change.Celebrity quote: ('DailyStar' 01/27/2011)
Grint wants to retain his role as the ginger prince of Hollywood beyond his role in the Harry Potter movies. The 22-year-old actor says he has become an ambassador for redheads everywhere thanks to his ten years as Ron Weasley and is happy to carry on in the role. "I get a lot of people from the ginger community who shake my hand...It’s nice. I’ve always been a quite proud ginger. I don’t know about it in America but in England, it’s not the coolest thing, really. If you have ginger hair, you get quite an unfair hassle. And it’s nice that Ron is quite a respected ginger!"(07/13/2011, www.showbizspy.com)
(Christina Hendricks, actress)
"Because of her voluptuous figure, she stated it's difficult to find fashions for larger ladies, as "there are only size 0s and size 2s available." Celebrity quote: 'Glamour Magazine' 2010 Interview)
"People in the industry have been telling me to lose weight for years but I like the way I look." Celebrity quote: (www.showbizspy.com, March 2, 2011)
(Speaking about her redhead character, Maggie Horton, from daytime series, 'Days Of Our Lives')
"I always thought it would be fun if Maggie had a split personality named Rusty or Red who was a Southern biker chick."
"I know you think I’m a natural redhead, but I hate to break it to you, this is where I get my hair dyed. William is my colorist. He’s a genius with color. Also, John Barrett comes around and says hello to me. He’s a fun guy." (Photo courtesy Nick Stepowyj)
(The band name "LaRoux" refers to her red hair)-- "Finally, a friend of mine is concerned about the grammatical inaccuracy of "La Roux". He says that it should be "Le Roux" for a man, or "La Rousse" for a woman. I dunno, it was in this baby name book! It was their fault! Obviously, "La Roux" looks much better written down. Also, I didn't know it was wrong until about a month after I chose it...I just didn't care. It's so irrelevant.
"I am small, like the wren, and my hair is bold, like the chestnut bur, and my eyes like the sherry in the glass that the guest leaves." Celebrity quote: (Said of herself, according to Caesar Blake, 1964, in 'The Recognition of Emily Dickinson: Selected Criticism Since 1890').
"They named me the "Oomph Girl" and I loathe that nickname! Just being known by a nickname indicates that you’re not thought of as a true actress...It’s just crap! ...If you call an actress by her looks or a reaction, then that’s all she’ll ever be thought of as." Celebrity quote (from interview.)
"The insecurities and defense mechanisms are downloaded pretty early," admits Irish-American chat show host of growing up ginger.Celebrity quote (from interview in www.independent.ie, 2010)
Gillard said it was important for people with red hair to feel good about themselves. "I think anything that helps people who are redheads feel good about being redheads is fantastic." Celebrity quote: (from Sydney morning herald online article www.smh.co.au, July 2010)
"Redheads have more fun," Amy Adams promises. "I was blond most of my life and I had to dye my hair for a role. I couldn’t believe the difference when I went red. I just felt ‘wow, I’m home’. It’s great. You do something stupid when you’re blonde and you’re dumb. Do something stupid when you’re red and you’re a character." Celebrity quote: (The Irish Times.com - March 4, 2011)
(James and Oliver Phelps, Actors)
When asked if it has been easier to be redheads? They answer, "No." (in unison) James: "We do still ridicule Rupert (Grint, who plays Ron) for his hair." Oliver: "I was at a football game. Made my cut and I got up and celebrating. We were right by the home fans, and they shouted: 'Put down your redhead...' It was pretty funny. I said nothing about that I was a Weasley." When asked if they'd color their hair back days after finishing the filming? Oliver: "We have to get it cleared first." James: "We're going to color it again in two weeks when the filming of [Harry Potter:]'Deathly Hallows' begins. I think it's pretty permanent for the next nine months, but I do not think I'm ever going to color my hair red again."Celebrity quote: (http://www.snitchseeker.com/harry-potter-news/james-and-oliver-phelps-talk-redheads-deathly-hallows-and-casting-65831)
A separate interview -- Oliver: "Our natural hair color is brown, and they had to dye it back [red] recently and it took four or five hours to get the color back to match the continuity of the film. So I think I'll be quite glad when I'm not having a load of dye put in every three weeks or so." Celebrity quote: (http://blog.scholastic.com/ink_splot_26/2010/01/james-and-oliver-phelps-harry-potter-interviews.html)
Actor Simon Pegg has revealed that he does not really have ginger hair and that he dyed it for the hit movie 'Shaun Of The Dead.' Pegg said he faked the look for the hit 2004 British movie, which he also co-wrote. Speaking to UK magazine More!, the Star Trek star said: "I'm not actually a redhead! When we did Shaun Of The Dead, I dyed my hair before filming and it kind of went red. So I'm a fake ginger. I dye it blond now – because it makes it look like there's more of it." Celebrity quote: (from http://celebrity.uk.msn.com/news/gossip/articles.aspx?cp-documentid=154963044; Splash News, www.splashnews.com, Updated: 12/10/2010)
Cagney got his first nondancing role in 1925 with little drama experience then. He apparently felt he only got the part because his hair was redder than that of Alan Bunce (another redhead actor in New York at the time)(from article "Cagney", per Wikiped.)
"I got teased a lot when I was a little kid. Bullied for being a redhead. When you become an adult, that stops. But then when you become a known actor, it comes back," she tells the December issue of ASOS. "People write mean things on message boards. People feel that they can say mean, mean things. It's really shocking and strange." Celebrity quote: (Oct.article in usmagazine.com/celebrity-news)
"Every girl has something that is unique and special about them, that separates them from everyone else. You'll know it when you hit it. I knew I hit it with red hair. I was quiet and reserved as a blonde -- but it's like the red hair immediately unleashed this fiery personality I had inside." Celebrity Quote: (www.stylelist.com/2011/06/25/miss-usa-2011-alyssa-campanella-red-hair-color-tips/)
"Hollywood, which is crowded with luscious cuties, decided that Katharine Hepburn was no great beauty. Her body suggests a collection of fine bones held together by freckles. Her vivid, angular face is topped by red hair pinned up any which way." (From TIME Magazine article on Katharine Hepburn 09/01/1951)
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