updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 02/24/2014 AT 9:30 AM ET
Red alert! The secret to Oscar success has been found.
Looking back at the list of Academy Award-winning actresses, something stood out. Many of these talented ladies share a clear factor in common: yup, they’re redheads.
From Kate Winslet to Susan Sarandon, the Oscar winners’ circle is full of flame-haired beauties. Not all of them have had red locks 24/7, but a brush with auburn tresses appears to be enough to get you on the path towards that coveted gold statuette.
Winning Red: Burning copper
Winning Red: Medium auburn
Winning Red: Fox red
Years: 1970 and 1987
Winning Red: Chestnut red
Winning Red: Dark strawberry blond
Winning Red: Vivacious red
Years: 1992 and 1996
Winning Red: Golden orange
Winning Red: Bold amber
Years: 1987 and 1995
Winning Red: Honey red
Winning Red: Blonde at the time of her win, Kidman will always be known for her stunning, ginger curls.
Winning Red: Winslet lightened up for her Academy Award acceptance speech, but sported auburn tresses when originally nominated in 1998.
Winning Red: Roberts accepted her Academy Award donning chestnut brown strands. Maybe she will nab her Oscar a friend this year as a strawberry blonde.
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