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Richard Armitage, Graham McTavish, Aidan Turner, and Co. wear their facial hair well; who better to judge the best big-screen whiskers that came before them? We asked, they said…
Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:15pm EDT
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''Has everyone not said Thorin Oakenshield? Then probably Dumbledore. Michael Gambon's Dumbledore — it's floor length!''
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''Martin Sheen's in Gettysburg was a very impressive beard. It would have taken a lot less time to grow a beard than to get it put on every day.''
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''The guy from Harry Potter...Hagrid (pictured). Ben Affleck's beard [in Argo] was cool, too.''
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''Charlton Heston's [Moses beard] was pretty good.''
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''Did Tom Cruise grow a beard for Born on the Fourth of July?''
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''I think Ian McKellan's [Lord of the Rings] beard is kind of spectacular. I kind of want him to [braid] it with pink ribbon, that would be cool — just do some knots and things.''