Kate Hudson Joins the List of Leading Ladies Who Shaved Their Heads for Roles

Cara Delevingne, 2017

Delevingne debuted her shaved head in April, while filming for Life in a Year. The feature, in which the model and actress is playing a young woman dying of cancer, is set to be released in 2018. (Photo: Getty Images)

Karen Gillan, 2017

For the first of the Guardians of the Galaxy films, Gillan shaved her head completey to transform into Nebula (though filmmakers have since found an easier way to get her into character). (Photo: Everett Collection)

Millie Bobby Brown, 2017

The British actress shaved it all for her big break as Eleven in the Netflix series Stranger Things. In a video posted on Twitter, she showed fans the original transformation. (Photo: Netflix)

Gina Rodriguez, 2016

Rodriguez ditched her Jane the Virgin aesthetic when she shaved half of her head for her role in Annihilation, set to come out sometime this year. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alexandra Shipp, 2015

The young actress shaved her head for her role as Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse. (Photo: Getty Images)

Charlize Theron, 2015

Although her latest role in Atomic Blonde relies on her light locks, Theron had previously buzzed her hair for Mad Max: Fury Road. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Anne Hathaway, 2012

Hathaway opened up about her painful transformation into Fantine for Les Miserables, for which she won an Oscar. (Photo: Universal Pictures)

Cynthia Nixon, 2012

The Sex and the City star shaved her head for the role of a cancer-stricken poet in the play Wit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mena Suvari, 2007

Suvari went buzzed for her role in The Garden of Eden, which was released in 2008. (Photo: Getty Images)

Natalie Portman, 2006

The thriller V for Vendetta had Portman bald onscreen. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Cate Blanchett, 2002

Blanchett said she loved the experience of going bald for the film Heaven. (Photo: Miramax Films)

Ellen Page, 2002

Page shaved her head for her role as a misfit in 2005’s Mouth to Mouth. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Demi Moore, 1997

Moore famously shaved her head for her role in G.I. Jane. The film is coming up on its 20-year anniversary on August 22. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Sigourney Weaver, 1992

Sci-fi thriller Alien 3 made Weaver one of the first actresses to lose her hair for a role. (Photo: Everett Collection)

Kate Hudson debuted a new look on Tuesday, when she showed up to set for her new movie Sister rocking a shaved head. The 38-year-old actress, who has long been known for her golden locks, went through the dramatic transformation as part of her role in the upcoming movie written and directed by singer-songwriter Sia.

More details about the film are yet to come, but it’s evident that Hudson is dedicated to the role. Still, she isn’t the first to to go bald for her craft. Here are other actresses, from Demi Moore to Millie Bobby Brown, who have shaved it all off for a role.

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