We finally know whose hand it is on the iconic 'American Beauty' poster

A hitherto unknown detail about the iconic poster for hit 1999 movie “American Beauty” has emerged 20 years on, and it’s fascinating fans online.

“Mad Men” and “Good Girls” star Christina Hendricks revealed Thursday how she literally had a hand in on it. “I used to be a model and sometimes a hand model.... this is my hand and another model’s stomach,” she wrote on Instagram. “Proud to be a part if this film in ANY WAY!!!”

The revelation stunned Hendricks’ followers, including fellow celebrities:

“American Beauty” scooped five Academy Awards with Kevin Spacey ― who has since faced a slew of allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denies ― scoring the gong for Best Actor.

See photos of Christina Hendricks below:

Christina Hendricks out and about
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Christina Hendricks out and about
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 10: Christina Hendricks attends The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 13: Christina Hendricks attends InStyle's Badass Women Dinner With Foster Grant at The London West Hollywood on August 13, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for InStyle)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 11: Christina Hendricks attends the Premiere of Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" on June 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 11: Christina Hendricks attends the premiere of Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story 4" on June 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 10: Actress Christina Hendricks arrives at the LA Special Screening of Amazon's "Too Old To Die Young" at the Vista Theatre on June 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FLORIDA - JUNE 08: Christina Hendricks attends the Global Press Junket for Pixar's TOY STORY 4 at Disney's Hollywood Studios on June 08, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for Disney)
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 05: Christina Hendricks attends Premiere Of Roadside Attraction's "American Woman" at ArcLight Hollywood on June 05, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/FilmMagic,)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MAY 21: Christina Hendricks attends the 44th Annual Gracies Awards, hosted by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 21, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
NBCUNIVERSAL UPFRONT EVENTS -- Upfront Portrait Studio -- Pictured: Christina Hendricks "Good Girls" -- (Photo by: Maarten de Boer/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Christina Hendricks attends Entertainment Weekly And People Celebrate The New York Upfronts at Union Park, NYC on May 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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