The characters Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays in films and on TV shows have always had distinct hairstyles–think Elaine Benes’ half-up-half-down curls and Selena Meyers’ bob. On the red carpet, the actress also has a signature look: dewey skin, shimmery eyes, and perfectly blown out locks. In honor of the Veep actress’s 56th birthday, take a look back at her best beauty moments of the last 15 years.
Wearing her natural curls and a light purple smoky eye, Louis- Dreyfus attends the 11th Annual Environmental Media Awards. (2001).
With sun-kissed glowing skin and sleek straight hair, Louis- Dreyfus arrives at the Le Cabaret des Reves Fundraiser. (2002).
Arriving to celebrate the Seinfeld DVD release party, Louis- Dreyfus wears her loosely curled locks in a half up do with a shimmery eye. (2004)
Rocking a sleek pony and simple black eyeliner, Louis- Dreyfus attends the NRDC’s Earth to L.A!- The Greatest Show On Earth premiere. (2004)
Louis- Dreyfus keeps it simple with a sleek top bun and a shimmery smoky eye at the 7th Annual ‘Forces for Nature’ Gala Benefit. (2005)
Wearing her locks in tousled curls with a bright red lip, Louis- Dreyfus arrives at the Museum of Television & Radio Honors. (2006)
Louis- Dreyfus keeps her look natural with simple black liner and a nude lip at the 2006 Warner Brothers Television Emmy Party.
At the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards, Louis-Dreyfus wears her locks in long curls with a neutral eye. (2007)
Arriving with a sleek swept over up do and glowing skin, Louis- Dreyfus attends the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (2008)
At the 2009 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Louis-Dreyfus keeps her short locks softy curled to the side with a pink lip. (2009)
Stunning at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Louis-Dreyfus wears a sleek middle parted up do, with a dark smoky eye and a nude lip. (2010)
Louis-Dreyfus wears her newly highlighted locks with a neutral smoky eye at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. (2014)
Rocking short curls and soft pink lips, Louis Dreyfus attends 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. (2015)
Going bold with a dramatic smoky eye and sleek straight hair, the starlet attends the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. (2015)
Attending the 2016 Time 100 Gala, Louis- Dreyfus opts for a romantic look with her locks loosely pinned up with a soft shimmery eye. (2016)
Arriving to accept her 5th Emmy Award for her leading role in Veep, Louis-Dreyfus wears a shimmery smoky eye with tousled soft curls and a pink lip.