At only 24, Evan Rachel Wood has been on the scene for a while, since her breakthrough role in 2003's Thirteen
. But it was her drastic makeover in the summer of 2011 (not to mention high-profile roles in True Blood
, Mildred Pierce
, and The Ides of March
) that definitively catapulted the actress to star-style status
. Of her now-famous crop
, Wood has said, "I did it just for me. I've been wanting to chop all my hair off for a really long time. It's kind of a risk but once it was gone, it was like, 'Ahh, such a relief.'"