Feature: Top 10 Jheri curls

Date posted: 15 Aug 2013Author: STC

Sometimes a hairstyle comes along that defines an era.

In honour of Toby Schmitz's hair in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, we say, hail to the Jheri curl and all those who have sailed under its oily sheen. Here are our top 10.

1.Eriq La Salle as Darryl "Soul Glo" Jenks in Coming to America

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2.Lionel Richie as Lionel Richie


3.Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction

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4.90s Justin Timberlake and 5.Michael Jackson in Thriller

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6. Bryton James as Richie Crawford in Family Matters (mullet bonus points) and 7.Ice Cube's yearbook photo

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8. Prince, when he was Prince, the first time


9.Mario Lopez as A.C. Slater in Saved by the Bell(mullet bonus points)

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10. Toby Schmitz as Guildenstern in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead(with Tim Minchin as Rosencrantz)

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Honourable mentionto Jane Turner as Kath in Kath & Kim(with Gina Riley as Kim)

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