Happy Birthday, Madame Tussaud!

You know you’ve made it in Hollywood when your figure has been rendered in wax and displayed at the famous tourist attraction- Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Since it’s inception in London in 1831, several other branches have popped up all over the globe, catapulting Madame Tussauds to an important symbol of pop culture. Locations include Hollywood, Bangkok and Hong Kong among others. Today, would mark founder Marie Tussaud’s 250th birthday. In paying tribute to Tussaud, click through our slideshow to see some of our very own Zoomer cover stars who have had the honour of being immortalized by wax.

By Brooke Benjamin

Helen Mirren

The Queen

William Shatner as James T Kirk

The Dalai Lama

Wayne Gretzky