Here's a Gallery to Dye for
updated 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
Aided by dyed locks (and Tuesday Weld), Dwayne Hickman brought a wide-eyed giddiness to Dobie Gillis.
By name alone, the star of The Tab Hunter Show (with Richard Erdman and Mary McClure) seemed like a muttonhead.
As private eye Sandy Winfield II, Troy Donahue played Surf side 6's male bubblehead.
Marie Wilson (with John Brown) was a scatterbrained legal secretary in My Friend Irma.
No game-show assistant ever turned heads, or letters, like Wheel of Fortune's Vanna White (getting her hair curled).
Golden boy John Schneider (with Tom Wopat) provided just the right cloddish touch for The Dukes of Hazzard.
Joyce DeWitt and John Ritter searched in vain, but no brain was ever found inside Three's Company's Suzanne Somers.
As country bumpkin Elly May, Donna Douglas helped make The Beverly Hillbillies one of America's most witless and beloved shows.
Georgia Engel was the perfect gullible foil on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (with Moore and producer Ed Weinberger).
Al Corley played flaky Steven Carrington during Dynasty's first season.
Perennial guest Joey Heatherton came to be the epitome of TV's glitzy ditz.