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Brigitte Nielsen looks unrecognisable with long hair in incredible throwback photo

The Red Sonja actress is renowned for her iconic pixie cut

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Hanna Fillingham
Hanna FillinghamUS Managing Editor
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Brigitte Nielsen has been rocking a blonde pixie cut for decades, which she often styles in a sleek, swept-back 'do.

But the Danish actress has experimented with many different hair looks in the past.

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The star appeared almost unrecognisable in a photoshoot from 1991, when she was 27 years old.

In the beautiful picture, the actress was pictured with long, blonde hair which was styled in loose waves.

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The actress has also tried out different hair colours, and the following year, was pictured with red hair during several red carpet appearances, including Cannes Film Festival.

Talking to The Hollywood Reporter about her iconic hairstyle, Brigitte revealed: "I started modelling at the age of 16, from Hamburg to Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan to New York.

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"And I remember I started out with shoulder-length hair. Jean-Louis David, the famous hairdresser in Paris, hurt my hair, and it fell out. So I ended up with a shaved head.

"That started the early trend of short hair, and that’s when I got my first big campaign from a stylist who’s no longer around, with a photographer in New York."

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Brigitte Nielsen with long blonde hair in 1991

The Cobra actress has an incredible sense of style too, which she has already passed on to her two-year-old daughter, Frida.

The star has been sharing some seriously sweet photos of them both wearing matching outfits on Instagram over the past few months, including a recent snapshot of them twinning in the same swimsuit while playing in the pool at home in the garden.

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The Red Sonja actress with red hair in 1992

Frida is Brigitte's fifth child and only daughter. She shares the toddler with husband Mattia Dessi, following a ten-year IVF journey.

Chatting to The Guardian shortly after Frida's arrival, Brigitte revealed that she had been told they only had a 2.5 per cent chance of success.

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Brigitte with husband Mattia Dessi and daughter Frida

However, she gave birth at the age of 54 to their daughter, and she couldn't have been happier.

"I was always like, 'I want to do it until there are no embryos left.' Somebody has to win the lottery," she said.

On becoming a mother later in life, Brigitte said of her daughter: "As of Frida, she'll say 'mom, you're an old hag,' and I'll say: 'Frida, I'm the best mom you ever had.'"

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