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Stars and their Barbies

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This flaxen-haired Barbie (above) has been specially commissioned to represent a certain iconic 70s pin-up, but can you guess who? The lady in question is not the first star to be immortalised in Barbie form - in fact dozens of celebrities have been given a makeover courtesy of our favourite plastic heroine over the years.

In the gallery below you'll see a selection of Barbies immediately followed by an image of the famous names they were modelled on. Can you guess the celebrities from their Barbie doppelgangers? Give it a try just for fun with the images below...

Click the first image to launch the gallery. To avoid giving the game away, we've not shown the stars faces in the preview images below. Can you guess them all correctly first time? Let us know which you got and which you struggled with in the comments section below.

Picture Credits: Splash and Rex Features

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    CLUE: She's sexy, blonde and very angelic - and back in the 70s, she had everyone going crazy with this particular pose...

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    And the Barbie is...

    Yes it's the late and fabulous Farrah Fawcett in an iconic 1976 poster.

    The Charlie's Angel star sent hearts racing with her sultry red swimsuit, which has now been re-created in miniature form (complete with mexican rug in the background) via the limited edition Farrah Barbies by manufacturer Mattel.

    Click on to see more Barbies and their famous muses...

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    CLUE: This Emmy Award-winning singer is well-known for her love of zany outfits.

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    And the Barbie is...

    Cher. Let it never be said that the singer lets us down on the costume front.

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    CLUE: Another American performer famed for her avante garde fashion...

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    And the Barbie is...

    It could only be Lady Gaga (performing here on The X Factor in December 2009).

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    CLUE: This TV character routinely mesmerises her colleagues with her voluptuous choice of office attire.

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    And the Barbie is...

    It's Joan Holloway - aka actress Christina Hendricks - of Mad Men fame.

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    CLUE: There's no chance of drowning with this pneumatic lady around...

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    And the Barbie is...

    Pamela Anderson. Little wonder the actress's Baywatch alter ego C. J. Parker has been honoured with her very own Barbie. She and her lifeguard threads went down in TV history.

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    CLUE: This student's penchant for pink makes her an unlikely candidate for law school...

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    And the Barbie is...

    You would be a fool to underestimate Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon), who proved her weight in brain power in the Legally Blonde franchise.

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    CLUE: She's a female power player who rules the German economy with a will of iron...

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    And the Barbie is...

    German chancellor Angela Merkel. Granted, she's an unlikely candidate for a Barbie makeover, but the transformation came about to help manufacturer Mattel celebrate its 50th anniversary of the doll in 2009.

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    CLUE: She may look unassuming, but this girl knows her stuff when it comes to vampires...

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    And the Barbie is...

    It's Twilight's Bella Swan, played by Kristen Stewart.

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    CLUE: There's something kind of ooooh about this British pop artist.

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    And the Barbie is...

    It's the formidable Cheryl Cole, who was immortalised in barbie form in 2005, in the early days of her career - when she was more a fan of crop tops and jeans than exotic designer labels.

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    CLUE: This glamorous star adores classic hats, sunglasses - and breakfasts in high-class settings...

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    And the Barbie is...

    Naturally Audrey Hepburn (seen here in Breakfast At Tiffany's) was rather more elegant than Barbie, but the two make an intruiging combination.

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    CLUE: This small-screen couple had viewers' teeth on edge with their endless bickering and turbulent sexual politics.

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    And the Barbie is...

    Mad Men's Don Draper (John Hamm) and Betty Draper (January Jones) The fictional couple divorced in the end - but they remain forever united in the world of Barbie brilliance.

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    CLUE: A kick-ass supervillian whose agility is consistently put to test against a certain bird...

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    And the Barbie is...

    Catwoman. Her ability to ensnare/seduce Batman has long been the stuff of cinematic legend (seen here played by Lee Meriwether in the 1966 Batman).

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    CLUE: This star often garners the attention of the paparazzi with her kooky choice of headgear...

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    And the Barbie is...

    Yet again it's Lady Gaga, whose talent for inspiring barbie lookalikes is apparently endless.

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    CLUE: This German supermodel is married to an English singer, with whom she has three children.

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    And the Barbie is...

    The lovely Heidi Klum, who has no problem juggling children and husband Seal with her fashion and TV career; the perfect role model for Barbie.

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    CLUE: This husband-and-wife team were the driving force behind a whole realm of hits in the 1960s/70s - not forgetting their TV shows...

  • Stars And Their Barbies

    And the Barbie is...

    There is something sort of genius about making Sonny and Cher into twin barbie dolls.

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