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Australian stars celebrate #OldHeadshotDay with vintage throwback snaps

Hollywood’s biggest stars have been sharing their first headshots this week, offering fans a glimpse into their early years in the industry.

And Australian celebrities have also been jumping on the bandwagon, taking to social media to reveal their cringeworthy portraits.

Daily Mail Australia takes a look at some of the best, as well as several snaps from the archives that fans may have forgotten about.

 

My, how you've changed! Australian stars including Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Gibney post their vintage promotional photos... as Hollywood's most famous actors take to social media to celebrate #OldHeadshotDay

My, how you’ve changed! Australian stars including Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Gibney post their vintage promotional photos… as Hollywood’s most famous actors take to social media to celebrate #OldHeadshotDay 

Blast from the past! Five years before his Hollywood big break in X-Men, Hugh Jackman starred in ABC TV series Correlli in 1995 alongside his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness

Blast from the past! Five years before his Hollywood big break in X-Men, Hugh Jackman starred in ABC TV series Correlli in 1995 alongside his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness

Hugh Jackman 

He is one of Australia’s most famous exports today, but once upon a time Hugh Jackman was just another working actor.

Five years before his Hollywood big break in X-Men, Hugh starred in ABC TV series Correlli in 1995 alongside his future wife Deborra-Lee Furness.

Hugh, 49, has previously shared a glimpse of their headshots taken for the production on Instagram.

It’s fair to say they’ve both changed a lot in the past 23 years! 

'Early headshot. Ironically looking shot in the head': As the #OldHeadshotDay hashtag began to gain popularity, comedian Julia Morris shared a hilarious outtake from an old photoshoot

Claim to fame: Stand-up comedian Julia Morris was a familiar face in Australia and the UK before she took on her regular hosting role on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

‘Early headshot. Ironically looking shot in the head’: As the #OldHeadshotDay hashtag began to gain popularity, comedian Julia Morris shared a hilarious outtake from an old photoshoot

Julia Morris 

Stand-up comedian Julia Morris was a familiar face in Australia and the UK before she took on her regular hosting role on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

And as the #OldHeadshotDay hashtag began to gain popularity, the 50-year-old shared a hilarious outtake from an old photoshoot.

She captioned the snap of herself with one eye awkwardly closed: ‘Early headshot. Ironically looking shot in the head.’

He's not Andrew G anymore! Jumping on the #OldHeadshotDay bandwagon, Osher Günsberg posted a throwback snap from his Australian Idol days in 2006

Transformed: Years before Osher Günsberg was the dapper host of the Bachelor franchise, he was a Channel V presenter known as Andrew G

He’s not Andrew G anymore! Jumping on the #OldHeadshotDay bandwagon, Osher Günsberg posted a throwback snap from his Australian Idol days in 2006 

Osher Günsberg

Years before Osher Günsberg was the dapper host of the Bachelor franchise, he was a Channel V presenter known as Andrew G.

After establishing himself on the music channel in late ’90s, the now 44-year-old achieved greater fame on commercial television. 

Jumping on the #OldHeadshotDay bandwagon, Osher posted a throwback snap from his Australian Idol days in 2006.

She's more glamorous now! Recently, Ruby Rose shared a flashback photo taken in her childhood bedroom, offering a glimpse into her grungy teenage years

Onwards and upwards: The 32-year-old actress and DJ is now a household name and recently filmed several back-to-back Hollywood films

She’s more glamorous now! Recently, Ruby Rose shared a flashback photo taken in her childhood bedroom, offering a glimpse into her grungy teenage years

Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose kickstarted her modelling career with the Girlfriend magazine Model Search competition in 2002.

The 32-year-old actress and DJ is now a household name and recently filmed several back-to-back Hollywood films.

Her big break stateside came in 2015 when she starred as Stella Carlin in Netflix series Orange is the New Black. 

Recently, she shared a flashback photo taken in her childhood bedroom, offering a glimpse into her grungy teenage years.

New Zealand-born actress Rebecca Gibney enjoys sharing photos from her personal archive

Career: In the '80s and '90s, Rebecca appeared in much-loved series The Flying Doctors

New Zealand-born actress Rebecca Gibney enjoys sharing photos from her personal archive

Rebecca Gibney 

Rebecca Gibney, 53, first appeared in the 1980 TV movie Sea Urchins.

Later, the New Zealand-born actress went on to star in some of Australia’s most famous television shows.

In the ’80s and ’90s, she was in much-loved series The Flying Doctors and, more recently, Packed to the Rafters and Wanted.

She enjoys sharing photos from her personal archive on social media, including some of her early headshots from her days as a young starlet.

What a hunk! Earlier this month, Gary Sweet shared a shirtless photo that revealed his impressive physique in his younger years

New development: Most recently, the 60-year-old has been starring on the Nine Network's House Husbands

What a hunk! Earlier this month, Gary Sweet shared a shirtless photo that revealed his impressive physique in his younger years

Gary Sweet

Gary Sweet, 60, first starred in TV series The Sullivans in 1980.

He went on to gain huge popularity with Police Rescue before taking up a similar role in Stingers. He also presented the TV show Things to Try Before You Die.

Most recently, he has been starring on the Nine Network’s House Husbands.

Earlier this month, he shared a shirtless photo that revealed his impressive physique in his younger years.

'Not my first headshot, but the only one I could find... Gel look nailed': As the son of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, David Campbell was always destined for showbusiness

'Not my first headshot, but the only one I could find... Gel look nailed': As the son of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, David Campbell was always destined for showbusiness

‘Not my first headshot, but the only one I could find… Gel look nailed’: As the son of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, David Campbell was always destined for showbusiness

David Campbell

As the son of Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes, he was always destined for showbusiness.

So it’s hardly surprising that Today Extra host David Campbell posed for a few headshots back in the early days of his career.

On Saturday, the musical theatre star, 44, took to Instagram to share a photo from ‘around 1996’. 

He wrote in the caption: ‘Not my first headshot, but the only one I could find… Gel look nailed.’

Back in the day: Tziporah Malkah, formerly known as Kate Fischer, has completely transformed since her first foray into the spotlight

Back in the day: Tziporah Malkah, formerly known as Kate Fischer, has completely transformed since her first foray into the spotlight

Tziporah Malkah

Tziporah Malkah, formerly known as Kate Fischer, has completely transformed since her first foray into the spotlight.

Rising to fame as a model and actress in the ’90s, the ex-fiancée of James Packer now leads a more humble life as a care worker.

To celebrate ‘Old Headshot Day’, the 44-year-old shared her old modelling card to Instagram.

In the caption, Tziporah revealed she would have been just 13 or 14 when the pictures were taken.

Unrecognisable: Rising to fame as a model and actress in the '90s, the ex-fiancée of James Packer now leads a more humble life as a care worker

Unrecognisable: Rising to fame as a model and actress in the ’90s, the ex-fiancée of James Packer now leads a more humble life as a care worker



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