01/19/2013 12:21 pm ET Updated Jan 19, 2013

Paula Deen Young: See The Food Network Star's Prom Photo

Happy Birthday, Paula Deen!

The Food Network star turns 66 today, Jan. 19, and we're sure she's cooking up a big feast, y'all! But before she was a famous foodie, Deen was just like any other teen -- she attended her high school prom.

In the picture below, Deen is pictured at Albany High School's prom in 1965 in Albany, Ga. Sporting dark locks, the gray-haired Southern celebrity chef is barely recognizable!

Click through to our friends at Snakkle.com to see more stars rocking prom dresses and tuxedos before they were famous.

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