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From the start of the 20th century up until the 1960s, Hollywood and cinema went through a massive change. This era is known as Hollywood's Golden Age, Old Hollywood or Classical Hollywood Cinema. The birth of this time began after World War I and gave way to some of the most legendary film stars of all time. We've curated some of our favorite tattoos of Old Hollywood's finest in the gallery below, take a peek at these big screen heavy hitters and let us know your favorite performer from this era in the comments section on social media.

Audrey Hepburn

Birth: 5/4/1929

Death: 1/20/1993

Origin: Brussels, Belgium

Most Famous Film(s): "Sabrina" (1954)

"Funny Face" (1957)

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)

"My Fair Lady" (1964)

James Dean

Birth: 2/8/1931

Death: 9/30/1955

Origin: Marion, Indiana

Most Famous Film(s): "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955)

Marilyn Monroe

Birth: 6/1/1926

Death: 8/4/1962

Origin: Los Angeles, California

Most Famous Film(s): "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

"How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

"The Seven Year Itch" (1955)

"Some Like It Hot" (1959)

Bette Davis

Birth: 4/5/1908

Death: 10/6/1989

Origin: Lowell, Massachusetts

Most Famous Film(s): "Of Human Bondage" (1934)

"Jezebel" (1938)

"Dark Victory" (1939)

"All About Eve" (1950)

John Wayne

Birth: 5/26/1907

Death: 6/11/1979

Origin: Winterset, Iowa

Most Famous Film(s): "Stagecoach" (1939)

"True Grit" (1969)

Clark Gable

Birth: 2/1/1901

Death: 11/16/1960

Origin: Cadiz, Ohio

Most Famous Film(s): "It Happened One Night" (1934)

"Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935)

"Gone with the Wind" (1939)

Marlene Dietrich

Birth: 12/27/1901

Death: 5/6/1992

Origin: Berlin, Germany

Most Famous Film(s): "Blue Angel" (1930)

"Morocco" (1930)

"Blonde Venus" (1932)

"Desire" (1936)

Rita Hayworth

Birth: 10/17/1918

Death: 5/14/1987

Origin: New York City, New York

Most Famous Film(s): "Cover Girl" (1944)

"Gilda" (1946)

"The Lady from Shanghai" (1947)

Elizabeth Taylor

Birth: 2/27/1932

Death: 3/23/2011

Origin: London, England

Most Famous Film(s): "A Place in the Sun" (1951)

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958)

"Cleopatra" (1961)

Doris Day

Birth: 4/3/1922

Death: 5/13/2019

Origin: Cincinnati, Ohio

Most Famous Film(s): "Pillow Talk" (1959)

"Move Over, Darling" (1963)

"The Thrill of It All" (1963)

Lucille Ball

Birth: 8/6/1911

Death: 4/26/1989

Origin: Jamestown, New York

Most Famous Work: "I Love Lucy" (1951-1957)

Gene Kelly

Birth: 8/23/1912

Death: 2/2/1996

Origin: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Most Famous Film(s): "Anchors Aweigh" (1945)

"An American in Paris" (1951)

"Singin' in the Rain" (1952)

Vivien Leigh

Birth: 11/5/1913

Death: 7/8/1957

Origin: Darjeeling, India

Most Famous Film(s): "Gone with the Wind" (1939)

"A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951)

Sophia Loren

Birth: 9/20/1934

Origin: Rome, Italy

Most Famous Film(s): "Two Women" (1961)

"Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" (1963)

"Marriage Italian Style" (1964)

Judy Garland

Birth: 6/10/1922

Death: 6/22/1969

Origin: Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Most Famous Film(s): "The Wizard of Oz" (1939)

"Meet Me in St. Louis" (1944)

"A Star is Born" (1954)

Marlon Brando

Birth: 4/3/1924

Death: 7/1/2004

Origin: Omaha, Nebraska

Most Famous Film(s): "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951)

"On the Waterfront" (1954)

"The Godfather" (1972)

Mae West

Birth: 8/17/1893

Death: 11/22/1980

Origin: Brooklyn, New York

Most Famous Film(s): "I'm No Angel" (1933)

"Go West Young Man" (1936)

"My Little Chickadee" (1940)

Lauren Bacall

Birth: 9/16/1924

Death: 8/12/2014

Origin: New York City, New York

Most Famous Film(s): "To Have and Have Not" (1944)

"How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

"Designing Women" (1957)