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The History of Annie: Actresses Who Have Played the Iconic Role

The History of Annie: Actresses Who Have Played the Iconic Role

Originally posted 03/10/2014 11:00AM

Depending on your generation, the character Annie may be best remembered as a comic strip, a freckle-faced '80s ingenue or a Broadway baby. The adorable and preternaturally talented Quvenzhané Wallis is the most recent actress to portray Little Orphan Annie, but who else has melted hearts as the precocious heroine?

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PHOTO: See Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan in Annie | Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz as Annie's Miss Hannigan: See the First Photo

Originally posted 11/13/2013 10:45AM

Look out, Carol Burnett! Cameron Diaz is piling on the sass to portray the famously hardhearted Miss Hannigan in the movie remake of Annie.

The actress, 41, Tweeted a photo of herself in costume – big hoop earrings, a heap of thick chain necklaces (one of them spells out "HBomb"), dark makeup and even darker roots.

"I want you to meet someone," Diaz writes in the caption. "Her name is Ms. Hannigan. She ain't nice and she ain't pretty. #Annie"

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