Did You Realize All These Celebrities Have Different-Colored Eyes?

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Have you ever tried on colored contacts, placing just one before looking in the mirror and thinking, Damn, this looks cool?

No? Only me?

Well, more than just "cool" aesthetics, some people are actually born with two different-colored eyes. No colored contacts here.

Medically, it is called "heterochromia" which means that the iris (the colored part of the eye) is multicolored. This doesn't necessarily mean that one eye is a striking ocean blue while the other is a chocolatey brown, but rather, one eye contains various colors differing from the other.

It makes for quite a unique headshot.

In honor of Different Colored Eye Day on July 12, (Yep — a real thing. Add it to your weird holidays calendar.) we rounded up a few celebrities with different-colored eyes.

While some are more subtle than others, these celebrities prove that there's no such thing as a beauty flaw — it only makes them all more unique.
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Jane Seymour
The former Bond girl has one greenish eye and one brownish.
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Henry Cavill
Superman himself has heterochromia.
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Josh Henderson
The Texan actor, who you might recognize from Desperate Housewives, has one green eye and one blue eye.
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Alice Eve
The She's Out Of My League actress has two very different-colored eyes. One hazel and one blue.
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Mila Kunis
Kunis told Cosmopolitan in 2011, as reported by The Daily Mail, that she was previously blind in one of her eyes due to inflammation of the iris. Her heterochromia was a side effect of the condition, which as since been corrected with surgery.
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Christopher Walken
He's got that blue-and-hazel combo.
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Simon Pegg
The English actor has subtle iris color variations.
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Kate Bosworth
After Kunis', Bosworth's eyes may be the most famous on the list.
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Max Scherzer
The pro baseball pitcher has become famous for his dual-colored eyes.
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Elizabeth Berkley
The Saved by The Bell alumnae has a green left eye, and a green-brown right eye.
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Benedict Cumberbatch
As a result of his condition, his eyes change from green to blue, depending on the light.
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David Bowie
So, Bowie didn't exactly have heterochromia. His irises were the same color, but his left eye was permanently dilated from a childhood accident, which gave the illusion of two different-colored eyes.

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