What more could we ask for? Okay, we're lying. Yes it did.
Does anything convey masculinity quite like a thick, well-grown beard? We think not. For whatever reason, we simply cannot get enough of them.
If there's one positive social contribution that came from the swing toward uber-hippie, 90s revivalism, it's that beards have come back into style, both in Hollywood and elsewhere. Truly, the vast majority of men look better and more sexually provocative with a little hair on their face, even if it's just a bit of strategically-cultivated stubble, and this is especially true of categorically attractive gentlemen who are also famous. Who are the sexiest celebrities with beards?
Making a name for yourself in Hollywood takes more than just good acting chops—it also requires a trademark look. Since not everyone can be blessed with bold brows like Martin Scorsese or an endearingly crooked nose like Owen Wilson, growing facial hair can help set a performer apart from the rest of the pack. But once an actor becomes known for their whiskers, it can be difficult for audiences to recognize them when they sport a clean shave. Just take a look at these famous men who look nearly unrecognizable without their iconic scruff.
John Krasinski may have first become a father back in Februarybut it wasn't until we spotted his beard in " A Quiet Place " that we thought, "wow, what a daddy. Like all of the guys on this list, Kransinski still looks great without facial hair, but his beard adds a certain something that bumps his looks up a level. Other actors like him also experienced a similar upgrade after growing their facial hair, such as Drake and Chris Hemsworth.
All rights reserved. Bradley Cooper is seen out on a jog, Sept. David Letterman is nearly unrecognizable with his snowy beard as he gets in a morning workout in Saint Barthelemy, France, March 22,
Where are your beautiful, chiseled faces?! Where are those jawlines and cheekbones that make cut glass look soft? Is that you, Jon Hamm, hiding behind that foot-deep beard?
Sometimes, a look just isn't complete without a fully grown beard. These celebs have all rocked a beard at one point or another, and some have even made it their signature. Jason Momoa, anyone? From short stubble to a longer, tailored length, these guys prove there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to facial hair.
Leave it to Jared Leto to make the potentially scary combo of long hair and facial hair look incredibly sexy. Jennifer Garner. No wonder he was named "Sexiest Man Alive.