Singer Michael Jackson is back in the spotlight as he
testifies in the court case in which he is being sued by his promoter for $21.2m
Jackson's appearance has commanded as many column inches as the case itself,
fuelling speculation and comment over his facial features.
BBC News Online looks back at the many faces of Michael Jackson.
Jackson spoke in the Los Angeles court as a
Jackson spoke at Oxford University union in 2000
(left) and visited the House of Commons in 2001
Jackson met the crowds at the Carousel of Hope, a
star-studded charity gala in 2000
He briefly married Lisa-Marie Presley before splitting
in 1996, when this picture was taken
Jackson's image did not change that much between 1993
(left) and 1996
Jackson appeared on Top of the Pops in 1989 (left) and
by 1992 he had radically changed how he looked
His famous Thriller video brought worldwide fame in
1984 (left) and by 1988 and he was still a musical success
Jackson looked very different aged 14 in 1972 (left).
Seven years later he appeared on BBC Radio 1