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Take A Look Inside The Hollywood Wax Museum! Featuring Whitney Houston Madame Tussauds Las Vegas Wax Figure

Updated on April 4, 2017


For some fans visiting the wax museum could be just as thrilling as meeting the actual stars themselves. The creativity that goes into the detail of reproducing a famous celebrity through wax is a amazing site to see. The realistic art form of transforming celebrities out of wax attracts millions of people from around the world to view this creative style of art.

This article showcases some of the unique celebrities that have been transformed into a wax figure.

About The Hollywood Wax Museum

On February 6, 1965, ‘Hollywood Wax Museum’ premiered on Hollywood Boulevard. For over 45years, fans have had the pleasure to visit the most famous stars in the world. Hollywood Wax Museum brings the Hollywood Walk of Fame to life.

My trip to Hollywood Wax Museum was a memorable event ,take a look at a few of the stars captured in a stunning wax formation.

Marilyn Monroe At 'Hollywood Wax Museum '

Marilyn Monroe Movie Some like it hot. (1959)
Marilyn Monroe Movie Some like it hot. (1959) | Source

About Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

Marilyn Monroe's Subway Dress From The Movie Classic 'The Seven Year Itch'

Go Where No Man Has Gone Before! 'Star Trek' Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner Star Trek
Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner Star Trek | Source

About Star Trek

Captain James T. Kirk and Commander Spock, played by William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, pictured here in The Original Series.

'Star Trek' Space Seed

The Mask - Movie Trailer

Jim Carry 'The Mask' (1994) "Somebody Stop Me!"

Jim Carry 'The Mask' (1994)
Jim Carry 'The Mask' (1994) | Source

Mrs. Doubtfire is a (1993) film starring Robin Williams

Mrs. Doubtfire is a (1993)
Mrs. Doubtfire is a (1993) | Source

A Scene From Mrs. Doubtfire

'Roseanne' The show was a hit and lasted nine seasons, from 1988 to 1997. She won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

'Roseanne' | Source


(1939) The Wizard Of Oz 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road.'

(1939) The Wizard Of Oz
(1939) The Wizard Of Oz | Source

Follow The Yellow Brick Road

About The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercial adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The film stars Judy Garland;Terry the dog, billed as Toto; Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin and Clara Blandick, and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins, with Pat Walshe as leader of the flying monkeys. Notable for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score and unusual characters, over the years it has become one of the best known of all films and part of American popular culture. It also featured what may be the most elaborate use of character make-ups and special effects in a film up to that time.

Back the Future is a (1985) Starring Michael J. Fox.

Back To The Future. With the help of a crazy scientist, a young teen travels back to 1955 in a Delorean turned time-machine.
Back To The Future. With the help of a crazy scientist, a young teen travels back to 1955 in a Delorean turned time-machine. | Source

About Back To The Future

Back to the Future is a 1985 American comic science fiction film. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Steven Spielberg, and stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover and Thomas F. Wilson. Fox plays Marty McFly, a teenager who is sent back in time to 1955. He meets his future parents in high school and accidentally becomes his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by causing his parents-to-be to fall in love, and with the help of scientist Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown (Lloyd), he must find a way to return to 1985.

Back To The Future [1985] - The DeLorean

Forrest Gump Starring Tom Hanks (1994)

Forrest Gump  Starring Tom Hanks (1994)
Forrest Gump Starring Tom Hanks (1994) | Source

About Forest Gump

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and starred Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Sally Field. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump, a naïve and slow-witted yet athletically prodigious native of Alabama who witnesses, and in some cases influences, some of the defining events of the latter half of the 20th century in the United States; more specifically, the period between Forrest's birth in 1944 and 1982.

Forrest Gump TRAILER

Clint East Wood Known For His Tough On Screen Image

Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood | Source

About Clint Eastwood

Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, film director, producer and composer. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made him an enduring cultural icon of masculinity.

Clint Eastwood Bio

Conan the Barbarian (1982) Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger | Source

Conan The Barbarian

About Conan The Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 sword and sorcery/adventure film directed and co-written by John Milius. It is based on stories by Robert E. Howard, a pulp fiction writer of the 1930s, about the adventures of the eponymous character in a fictional pre-historic world of dark magic and savagery. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Earl Jones, and tells the story of a young barbarian (Schwarzenegger) who seeks vengeance for the death of his parents at the hands of Thulsa Doom (Jones), the leader of a snake cult. Buzz Feitshans and Raffaella De Laurentiis produced the film for her father Dino De Laurentiis. Basil Poledouris composed the music.

Sister Act( 1992) Starring Whoopi Goldberg.

Sister Act( 1992) Starring Whoopi Goldberg
Sister Act( 1992) Starring Whoopi Goldberg | Source

About Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg, an Oscar award winning actress. Best known for her comedic charm, plays a nun in the movie 'Sister Act', in 1992.

Oh Happy Day The Sequel To 'Sister Act'

Wonder Woman (TV Series 1975–1979) Starring Lynda Carter.

Wonder Woman (TV Series 1975–1979) Lynda Carter
Wonder Woman (TV Series 1975–1979) Lynda Carter | Source

Wonder Women Scenes

About Wonder Woman

Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress and singer, known for being Miss World USA in 1972 and as the star of the TV series Wonder Woman, which lasted from 1975 to 1979.

Superman. Christopher Reeve (1978)

superman. Christopher Reeve (1978)
superman. Christopher Reeve (1978) | Source

About Superman

Superman is the superhero persona of a fictional character that appears in comic books published by DC Comics, and is considered an American cultural icon.

The Superman character described on this page was created by writer Jerry Siegeland artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933; the character was sold to Detective Comics, Inc. (later DC Comics) in 1938. Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and subsequently appeared in various radio serials, television programs, films, newspaper strips, and video games. With the success of his adventures, Superman helped to create the superhero genre and establish its primacy within the American comic book.

Superman was brought to the big screen by actor Christopher Reeve.

Superman Flight

Lucille Ball "I Love Lucy' 1962, Became the first woman to run a major television studio, Desilu.

'I Love Lucy'
'I Love Lucy' | Source

Lucy's Famous Chocolate Scene.

About Lucille Ball

Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American comedienne, model, film and television actress and studio executive. She was star of the sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy and Life with Lucy. Ball had one of Hollywood's longest careers.

Famous Past Presidents: Abraham, Reagan, and Kennedy

Famous Presidents Past Presidents
Famous Presidents Past Presidents | Source

Famous Presidents

Abraham, Reagan and Kennedy were among the first famous presidents to be transformed into wax figures.

Elvis Has Left The Building! Viva Las Vegas!

Elvis | Source

About Elvis

In 1954, Elvis began his singing career with the legendary Sun Records label in Memphis. In late 1955, his recording contract was sold to RCA Victor. By 1956, he was an international sensation. With a sound and style that uniquely combined his diverse musical influences and blurred and challenged the social and racial barriers of the time, he ushered in a whole new era of American music and popular culture.

Elvis Presley-Live In Las Vegas

Hollywood Wax Museum Directions

A marker6767 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 -
6767 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
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10 a.m. to Midnight, 365 days a year

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Million and millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds London since they first opened over 200 years ago. Madame Tussauds opened its doors in the heart of Sin City in Las Vegas in the year of 1999.

There are many reasons for this enduring success, but at the heart of it all is good, old fashioned curiosity. Today visitors are sent on a unique journey through the realms of history, power and fame. The museum-style ropes and poles have gone so guests can truly get up close and personal with A-list celebrities, sports legends, political heavyweights and historical icons, reliving times, events and moments that made the world talk about them.

How To Make A Wax Figure.

Check out the amazing process on how to make a wax figure.

Whitney Houston Madame Tussauds Las Vegas Wax Figure

About Whitney

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009,Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston was one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 200 million records worldwide.She released six studio albums, one holiday album and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification.

(Sources about actors From wikipedia)

Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All

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      Emunah La Paz 4 years ago from Arizona

      Hey Citywolf! I'm glad you liked the article. Don't worry I wanted to be Pat Benatar, and Lucille Ball and um...yep. That did not work out either. Thanks for your feedback!

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      Sarah Wolfe 4 years ago from Oregon

      Great idea for a hub. I haven't been to the wax museum since I left LA. Fun to see it again. Good choice of video. I love Whitney Houston, I wanted to be and look just like her when I was a kid. Ha! That was never going to happen for me.