What is the most iconic trademark regarding Elvis. The first and
foremost must be the unique Elvis hairstyle.
In the mid 50s Elvis had natural dishwater blonde hair with long
sideburns. In the 60s his hair was styled by Hollywood and dyed jet black
and without the trademark side burns. In the 70s Elvis' wore his hair
longer and grew his side burns. Recently, Elvis Presley has topped a poll of the most iconic hairstyles of all time.
The King, who was blond but dyed his hair black, beat Marilyn Monroe, who came second in the survey. Third was Audrey Hepburn.
Tony Curtis born June 3, 1925 and was Elvis favourite actor in the early 1950's. Elvis even copied Curtis' ducktail hairstyle. Tony Curtis' first wife Janet Leigh starred in BYE BYE BIRDIE 1963. The story-line based vaguely on Elvis indication into the army.
Director Stanley Kramer mentioned that he offered the Curtis role of THE DEFIANT ONES 1958 to Elvis opposite Sidney Poitier