Tip of the Cap: 10 Iconic Hats and the Characters Who Made Them

on September 15, 2015

Hats Off!

People have been donning hats for hundreds of years-and for some, they've become a signature piece of their character. Let's see if you can identify these famous hats and the characters who wear them so well.

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It's Jack Sparrow's Pirate Hat!

Who could forget this favorite sailor of the seas! You'll never find Captain Sparrow without his lucky hat-it sure seems to get him out of a lot of trouble.

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It's Charlie Chaplin's Signature Bowler!

The cane, the mustache, the hat-all icons of the legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin. The hat shown in the previous picture was auctioned for over $27,000 last year.

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It's Audrey Hepburn's Tiffany Hat!

The style icon and actress extraordinaire donned huge hats like these in many of her roles, most notably Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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It's Sherlock Holmes' Deerstalker Hat!

This signature hat worn by the famous detective is typically seen on hunters, or-in Holmes' case-experts in solving mysteries.

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It's The Blues Brothers' Fedoras!

John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd transform into a dynamic blues power duo with the help of these classic hats and some dark shades. The fact that fedoras are so popular today might be thanks to this team.

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It's the Mad Hatter's 10/6 Hat!

This wacky storybook character is never complete without his over-the-top hat. Here's Jonny Depp in Tim Burton's remake of the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland.

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It's Indiana Jones' Adventure Hat!

This crusader wouldn't be the same without his brown wool fedora. This hat is so important to him that he often risked his life in the process of keeping it safe!

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It's the Wicked Witch of the West's Hat!

Perhaps one of the most infamous female villains, the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz was never without her sorceress' hat. She hoped to pair it with a pair of ruby red slippers...that is, until an unfortunate house incident.

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It's John Wayne's Cowboy Hat!

The shining star of Western films like Big Jake and El Dorado, John Wayne was rarely without a signature, wide-brimmed cowboy hat.

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It's Mickey Mouse's Steamboat Willie Cap!

This black-and-white film, produced in 1928, was the debut of Walt Disney's most famous animated character, Mickey Mouse. With his captain's hat in tow, this mouse set sail from the silver screen and straight into our hearts.