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The Cast Of "Hairspray": Then Vs Now

It's been 10 years since we last saw Zac Efron bust-a-move.

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2. Nikki Blonsky (Tracy Turnblad)

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Fun fact: Nikki Blonsky celebrated her 18th birthday during production. She had her family and friends join her on set for the day.

Latest/upcoming role: Dog Years (Faith).

3. Amanda Bynes (Penny Pingleton)

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Fun fact: Penny Pingleton's dress in the "You Can't Stop the Beat" song was made from the curtains in her room.

Latest/upcoming role: Easy A (Marianne).

5. Brittany Snow (Amber Von Tussle)

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Fun fact: Amber is the only blonde-haired character among the kids on the Corny Collins Show.

Latest/upcoming role: Pitch Perfect 3 (Chloe Beale).

6. Michelle Pfeiffer (Velma Won Tussle)

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Fun fact: Michelle Pfeiffer didn't realise her character was racist until halfway through production.

Latest/upcoming role: Murder on the Orient Express (Mrs. Hubbard).

7. John Travolta (Edna Turnblad)

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Fun fact: It took John Travolta four hours to put on the 30-pound fat suit and 5 gel-filled silicone face prosthetics to become Edna Turnblad.

Latest/upcoming role: The Life and Death of John Gotti (John Gotti Sr.).

8. James Marsden (Corny Collins)

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Fun fact: Talking about getting into character in an interview, James Marsden said he would "always sight the example of Dick Clark mixed with a little Ryan Seacrest and then some extra cheese ladled on the top for good measure".

Latest/upcoming role: Shock and Awe (Warren Strobel).

9. Queen Latifah (Motormouth Maybelle)

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Fun fact: Aretha Franklin auditioned for the role of Motormouth Maybelle, but ultimately lost out to Queen Latifah.

Latest/upcoming role: Flint (Iza Banks).

11. Allison Janney (Prudy Pingleton)

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Fun fact: Although her character has only three minutes of screen time, Allison Janney was one of the top-billed actors for the film.

Latest/upcoming role: Sun Dogs (Rose Chipley).

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