Plastic Surgery Icons? Sex Symbols Of The 70s & 80s Rumored To Have Gone Under The Knife

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Nov. 8 2012, Published 10:30 a.m. ET

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It’s hard getting older when you are a Hollywood sex symbol.

From big screen bombshells and Hollywood hunks to musical legends, the biggest sex symbols of the '70s and '80s are just like us -- they get older and the years catch up to them -- but not everyone relies on the natural aging process. has photos and details about 10 sex symbols from the 1970s and 80s rumored to have gone under the knife.

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Oh Mickey Rourke, you used to be so fine! The 9 1/2 Weeks star was one of Hollywood’s staring in a slew of erotic thrillers, but the combination of a brutal boxing career and several reconstructive surgeries have resulted in a far from flawlessly faced look for the 60-year-old star.

Ellen Barkin was one of the hottest blondes of the 1980s, staring in hit movies such as The Big Easy and Sea of Love. Now 58, she still looks gorgeous, but experts believe she has gone under the knife to maintain her great looks.

Knots Landing siren Donna Mills was one of the biggest blonde bombshells of the 70s and 80s, and decades later, the 71-year-old doesn’t appear to be aging naturally.

Axl Rose was the ultimate rock god of the 1980s as the lead singer of Guns N’ Roses and even dated sexy supermodel Stephanie Seymour. After several years of keeping a low profile and reportedly getting multiple plastic surgery procedures, the 50-year-old is virtually unrecognizable on his current tour – and is also having trouble staying vertical.

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Kelly LeBrock was The Woman In Red and the hottie in Weird Science, with her good looks splashed on the walls of boys around the world, but at 52, Kelly appears to have transformed her looks with the help of modern plastic surgery science.

And it doesn’t get much more 80s than Madonna! The Material Girl rose to fame during the decadent decade, with every guy wanting to be with her and every girl wanting to be her. Now 54, she is looking much younger than her age – and dating men in their twenties – and experts believe her youthful looks are due to numerous procedures.

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