Famously gray

Published 9:25 AM ET, Tue March 1, 2016
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One signature of George Clooney's look is his salt-and-pepper hair. In a recent interview with BBC Radio, Clooney said he will never dye his hair to fight off the appearance of aging. Click through our gallery to see more famously gray-haired celebrities. Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images
Singer Erykah Badu, 44, proudly debuted her graying locks in a candid selfie in December 2015 with the caption "Body and brain have aged. My consciousness has witnessed this, Yet has not aged. This 'awareness' is who we are." Thaddaeus McAdams/FilmMagic
CNN's own Anderson Cooper, 48, started going gray at age 20. "You can, of course, dye," he wrote in 2005. "Plenty of guys do, but if you ask me, you might as well advertise your desperation." George Etheredge/CNN
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, 57, stopped coloring her hair in 2000 and is known for her short, edgy, silvery haircut. David McNew/AFP/Getty Images
Some might say Morgan Freeman's gray hair matches his famous voice. When Jimmy Fallon took the helm of "The Tonight Show," 78-year-old Freeman famously warned that he had "watched three or four people in this job go gray." MJ Kim/Getty Images
Singer Emmylou Harris, 68, has been asked about her naturally gray hair many times over the years. During an interview with The New York Times in 2013, she offered this advice: "Women should do whatever makes them feel good, but I do wish that we would accept our aging selves." Rick Diamond/Getty Images
Actor Richard Gere, 66, has never been a fan of dying his hair, which started to go gray when the actor was married to model Cindy Crawford during the early '90s. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images
Nichelle Nichols portrayed Lt. Uhura in the original "Star Trek" TV series and films. Now 83, she's keeping her silver-gray hair in recent roles. Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Ovation
Comedian Steve Martin, 70, was known for his graying hair during the early days of his TV and film career and it has been that way ever since. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Image
Actress Helen Mirren, 70, allowed her hair to go gracefully gray over a show business career that has spanned decades Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images
Actor John Slattery, best known as silver fox Roger Sterling on AMC's "Mad Men," went prematurely gray in his 20s. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker
Actress Diane Keaton, 70, started showing off her gray hair in 2013 and has embraced it ever since. Alberto E. Rodriguez/AFI/Getty Images