Bald can be beautiful.

Cynthia Nixon became well-recognized for her wavy ginger hair playing Miranda in HBO's Sex and the City, but the actress recently shaved it all off to play a cancer patient for the Broadway play Wit. Nixon debuted the 'do Tuesday morning on Live! With Kelly.

A stylist who did this before and works at the theater first cut my hair off, she said, according to The New York Post. Very short. Then went at it with a razor. She put towels in the microwave to warm and ease it, but my scalp wouldn't let go. Days later we did it again.

The actress isn't the only famous lady to go bald. Click through the gallery to see nine other woman who have gone under the razor for a role or just because they felt like it.