26 celebrities who look even better with a beard

John Krasinski may have first become a father back in February 2014, but 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.

Let’s celebrate the wonders of facial hair by looking at 26 celebrities who look even better with a beard.


Chris Evans’ beard is currently heating up the big screen in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

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A beard worthy of a superhero.
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The “Captain America” actor typically opts for a clean-shaven look, but his current beard gives Thanos some serious competition in the “thicc” department.


Chris Hemsworth gives his co-star Chris Evans a run for his money with his beard that is fit for a mythical god.

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Chris Hemsworth’s beard is a highlight of “Avengers: Infinity War.”
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He sports the beard in the “Thor” and “Avengers” movies, though he sometimes hits the red carpet without any facial hair.


Much like his relationship with Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth has an on-again-off-again status with his beard.

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Great beards run in the Hemsworth family.
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The “Hunger Games” star has a slightly more distinguished look with his facial hair grown out.


Drake’s beard makes him look different from his days in Degrassi.

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Drake definitely isn’t in Degrassi anymore.
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The “God’s Plan” rapper started his early career with a fresh face, but grew out his facial hair as the hits kept rolling in.


Keanu Reeves is the internet’s latest boyfriend, and his beard may have a little something to do with it.

Reeves was one of the biggest heartthrobs of the ’90s, and he’s seen a recent surge in popularity thanks to his interviews and performances in the “John Wick” series and “Always Be My Maybe.”

Read more: Keanu Reeves had a delightful reaction when he found out about his ‘internet boyfriend’ status


Henry Cavill’s facial hair caused some problems for his role as Superman in “Justice League.”

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Henry Cavill’s super beard.
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His CGI-removed mustache may have caused some controversy, but it looks great when paired with his impressively super beard.


Prince Harry has a beard fit for royalty.

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Prince Harry’s royal beard.
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His beard took center stage when he walked down the aisle with Meghan Markle on May 19.


The recent “Jersey Shore” reunion made us realize that Vinny Guadagnino has gone through a major transformation.

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Vinny Guadagnino stole the show in the recent “Jersey Shore” reunion.
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He’s clearly been too busy with his gym, tan, and laundry sessions to shave, and we’re not complaining.


A few years after his breakout role in “Slumdog Millionaire,” Dev Patel grew out his facial hair to update his look.

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This beard is worthy of an Academy Award.
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The beard goes perfectly with the longer hair he’s been rocking lately.


Jason Momoa’s beard was one of the highlights of “Justice League.”

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Jason Momoa’s beard goes great with his long hair.
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The “Game of Thrones” actor really pulls the look together with his long hair.

In April, Momoa shaved his beard off for the first time in seven years in a YouTube video titled “Goodbye Drogo…I SHAVED!”

Read more: Jason Momoa shaved off his beard for the first time in 7 years, and fans can’t handle it


Idris Elba’s beard does the impossible: It makes him look even more suave and swoon-worthy.

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Idris Elba looks great with or without a beard.
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The “Thor: Ragnarok” actor tends to experiment with different beard lengths, while other times he shaves it completely.


Joe Manganiello starred in the thrilling series “True Blood,” and his beard is equally heart-pounding.

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Joe Manganiello’s salt-and-pepper beard.
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The actor recently married Sofia Vergara and has been confidently rocking his salt-and-pepper beard ever since.


Jon Hamm looks even more dapper with a little scruff.

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Jon Hamm’s Emmy-worthy beard.
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He kept his face shaved throughout most of “Mad Men,” but has been growing his beard out ever since.


Jamie Dornan’s beard adds on 50 more shades of handsome.

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Jamie Dornan looks even better when he ditches the razor.
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We think Anastasia Steele would approve of this exquisite beard.


Will Smith’s beard gives the fresh prince some edge.

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Will Smith’s is a legend with or without a beard.
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Smith typically opts for the clean-shaven look, but he also effortlessly pulls off a well-groomed beard.


Steve Carell started embracing his beard after leaving his hit show “The Office.”

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Steve Carell has come a long way from his Michael Scott days.
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The internet freaked out when Steve Carrell transformed into a silver fox, and the scruffy look he’s been sporting lately is equally swoon-worthy.


Zayn Malik grew out of his One Direction days, and also grew out his beard in the process.

Whether he’s experimenting with a new hair color or back on again with Gigi Hadid, the beard is always a solid choice.


Tom Hardy tends to always have a little bit of scruff, but a full beard works even better for the “Taboo” actor.

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Tom Hardy’s mustache is also impressive.
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Hardy’s scruff will soon be all over the big screen as he takes on the title role in “Venom.”


Donald Glover fully embraces his facial hair in his hit show “Atlanta.”

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Donald Glover always hits the red carpet with style.
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It’s a nice change from the clean-shaven appearance of his “Community” days.


When Ryan Reynolds isn’t filming “Deadpool” movies, he’s growing out his impressive beard.

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Deadpool would approve of this beard.
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He seems to be too busy trolling his wife Blake Lively to get a good shave.


Jake Gyllenhaal is known for his boyish good looks, but a beard helps mature his look a bit.

The status of Gyllenhaal’s facial hair is always a surprise, but he always looks good with or without a shave.


Ben Affleck is another superhero movie star who grows out his beard when he’s not in his bat suit.

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Ben Affleck sends out the beard signal.
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The actor’s colorful back tattoo has drawn some mixed reactions, but his beard is getting much more positive reviews.


Taye Diggs is basically the epitome of handsome with his facial hair grown out.

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Taye Diggs looking more handsome than ever.
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The multi-talented actor has proved he can rock almost any look.


Chris Pine has always had heartthrob status, but his beard takes it to the next level.

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Wonder Woman would definitely approve.
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He shot to superstardom as the beard-less Captain Kirk in the “Star Trek” franchise, but Pine looks even more like a superstar with the added facial hair.


Josh Groban is typically known for his clean-cut image, but his beard adds a nice edge to his look.

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Josh Groban looks great with a beard.
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The “You Raise Me Up” singer tends to stick with some closely-shaved scruff, but his full beard looks just as great.


He stole our hearts as the adorably baby-faced Jim Halpert in “The Office,” but his new bearded look makes John Krasinski more dreamy than ever.

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Pam Beasley would probably dig his new look.
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Seriously, that beard refuses to quit.