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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 "Saddam"

Man behind the beard: George Clooney.
Film: Syriana (2005)
Character played: Bob Barnes
Real or fake? Real

Perhaps the most wonderful thing about Clooney’s beard in Syriana is the ever-so-reassuring wispy white hairs that poke out of it every so often. It’s these white hairs that help us mortals know that yes, yes indeed, George Clooney may well be human. Sure, he’s handsome, rich, powerful, nice and funny... but there are white hairs in his beard, and that makes him flawed. And distinguished. And somehow more handsome. Damn it.

Wait, no. When you squint he looks a bit like trial-period Saddam Hussein. Phew. All better now.
 

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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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