We’ve loved Julia Roberts ever since she came to our screens in films such as Steel Magnolias and My Best Friend’s Wedding. Her role in the much-loved 90s classic Pretty Woman established her as a Hollywood icon. With that wide smile, raucous laugh and big curly red hair, she became instantly recognised as one of the most beautiful women in the world. Here we take a look at her most unforgettable beauty moments on the silver screen, from early on in her career.



Mystic Pizza, 1988

Julia first came to our screens starring as a waitress in the 1988 drama / coming-of-age movie ‘Mystic Pizza’. Here she sports her natural curly red hair that would soon become her signature look.

Steel Magnolias, 1989

Julia won a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in the family drama Steel Magnolias. This image of Julia with her beautiful doe eyes and up-do is truly iconic. In her role as bride-to-be (Shelby), Julia is seen with dark blonde hair, a change from her red curls.

Pretty Woman, 1990

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Twenty-eight years after the release of Pretty Woman Julia Roberts still owns the the title of #WCW, with this iconic image referenced all over the world. She was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe for her role as a sex worker named Vivian. This is the movie that made her curls iconic.

My Best Friend’s Wedding, 1997


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The 90s classic ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ is guaranteed to make you sob; get ‘I Say A Little Prayer For You’ stuck in your head; and fall in love with Julia’s androgynous beauty in the film. The queen of laughs still warms us up inside, till this day!

Runaway Bride, 1999

By now Julia was solidifying her spot as a romcom actress in Hollywood. She was the most beautiful runaway bride, and we love her waves and rosy-cheeked beauty look in this shot.