Jerry Seinfeld

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Jerry Seinfeld had one killer '70s hairstyle when he was in high school. That's gold, Jerry, gold!

The comic and Seinfeld alum, who will turn 61 later this month, shared on Instagram on Thursday a sweet #tbt pic—a shot of his first passport, issued in 1971. In a black and white photo, teenage Jerry sports feathered hair with a side part and a patterned '70s-style collared shirt.

"My first Passport," he wrote. "16 years old. 1971. Feeling strong. #TBT."

To be fair, pretty much everyone sported a Dazed and Confused-like hairstyle back in those days. And his 'do got even more intense, as seen in his high school yearbook photo.

Seinfeld would go on to sport another sweet hairstyle, a pseudo-mullet, on early seasons of his hit sitcom, which aired between 1989, the tail end of the mullet era (well, the mainstream mullet era...), and 1998.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld


The passport also features Seinfeld's real first name: Jerome.

While Seinfeld was actually 17 when the travel document was issued, the date the photo was taken was not revealed. The picture, unlike those in today's U.S. passports, is glued onto the page, and also features his name written in cursive (hey, remember writing?), which most students at public elementary schools in the United States were required to learn in those days.

"Did you dot your 'i' with a circle?" an Instagram user wrote. "...not that there's anything wrong with that..."

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