Anya Taylor-Joy's Natural Hair Color Might Surprise You

Jessica Harrington
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PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03: Anya Taylor-Joy attends the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on March 03, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03: Anya Taylor-Joy attends the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on March 03, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)

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Anya Taylor-Joy may have played a passionate, chess-playing redhead on The Queen's Gambit, but the actress's true hair color is actually closer to that of her character's in Emma. As good as Taylor-Joy looked with that short red bob as Beth Harmon, it was only a wig, and her natural hair color is blond.

Whether it's for a role or a red carpet event, wigs and hair extensions are a celebrity's best friend when it comes to switching up their look and experimenting with hair. Often when it looks like someone got a drastic haircut or color change, it's simply a good wig. In addition to a handful of colorful wigs that Taylor-Joy has sported over the years (including a neon-purple number), she's dyed her real hair shades of dark brown, caramel blond, and auburn, but she always returns to her blond roots after. See what Taylor-Joy looks like as a brunette ahead.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07:  Actress Anya Taylor-Joy visits Build Series to discuss 'Thoroughbreds' at Build Studio on March 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Actress Anya Taylor-Joy visits Build Series to discuss 'Thoroughbreds' at Build Studio on March 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

Image Source: Getty / Desiree Navarro