If you think plastic surgery was not a thing of the past — think again! It turns out that even iconic stars like Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin have gone under the knife to alter their look.
Click through the gallery to see more classic stars who secretly got plastic surgery!
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The iconic actress had two procedures — a nose job and a cartilage chin implant.
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Joan Van Ark
She has had several procedures, including rhinoplasty, cheek implants, and botox injections.
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She underwent hairline electrolysis, a procedure that removes unwanted hair from the hairline, once she started her acting career.
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In his biography, Burt Lancaster: An American Life, Burt revealed to his director that he had so much surgery done that “the most real thing on my face are my eyes.”
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The actress had work done before she made her big comeback in 1953.
"The face and boobs are new, only the a– is the same," she said.
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Mamie Van Doren
The actress got a facelift and even documented the experience in detail.
"I feel like I'm going to get a happy face on me. My beauty is in the doctor's hands. I think this will lift my soul!" she explained before the surgery.
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The actor underwent rhinoplasty very early in his career, at the advice of his agent.
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Carmen found the shape of her nose so unflattering that she decided to get a nose job.
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His ears apparently stuck out like an elephant’s and it earned him the nickname “flop ears,” so he had a surgeon pin them back.
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Early in her career, she underwent rhinoplasty to get a more defined nose.