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The 22 Most Badass Beards In Cinema
Is that a rat on your chin or are you just awesome?

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The 22 Most Badass Beards In Cinema | The
The "Old English"

Man behind the beard: Al Pacino
Film: Serpico (1973)
Character played: Frank Serpico
Real or fake? Real

Over the course of the 12 years we see of Frank Serpico’s life, we see Pacino’s facial hair grow, piece-by-piece, year-by-year. There’s a little ‘tache, then a handlebar, then a full beard, then an even fuller beard, then a beard so beardy he ends up resembling his own faithful hound, which, needless to say, is an Old English Sheepdog.

It is nothing short of a facial hair odyssey, and a must-watch for anyone who likes either: Al Pacino; exceptionally good acting; exceptionally good filmmaking; watching men grow big beards on screen. And if you’re reading this article, you’re probably someone who likes the lot, you excellent human being, you.
 

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1 Re: No Seneca Crane?!
Aah sincere apologies, I've only just noticed the date on this thing. Cheeky Ali directing me to an old feature to distract me from The Fassbender. More

Posted by polkadotty5 on Tuesday April 17, 2012, 14:51

2 No Seneca Crane?!
Is it too groomed for you and therefore deemed inadequately manly? There is nothing more badass than a man who takes care of his facial hair well. More

Posted by polkadotty5 on Tuesday April 17, 2012, 14:47

3 The "Cap'n Jack"
The "Cap'n Jack" beard is fake. One the behind the scenes of the film is partly Johnny Depp in the make-up chair saying that the majority of the beard is fake because he can't grow his own! :) More

Posted by Castiel on Saturday August 20, 2011, 16:03

4 The "Cap'n Jack"
The "Cap'n Jack" beard is fake. On the behind the scenes of the film, part of it is Johnny Depp in the make-up chair saying that the majority of the beard is fake because he can't grow his own! :) More

Posted by Castiel on Saturday August 20, 2011, 16:00


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