Famous Celebrities Wearing Toupée and Hair Transplant

A hairpiece or partial wig made of natural hair or synthetic hair to cover up partial baldness or for theater purposes is known as toupée. The toupées and hairpieces are associated commonly with male wearers, while some women use hairpieces to lengthen existing hair or as hair extensions, or to cover a partially exposed scalp. Most toupées are produced small and designed to cover only bald areas at the top and back of the head, while large toupées are not are used in larger bald spots of the head. One famous person known wearing a toupée, is Julius Caesar, to cover his  baldness, he tried both wearing a toupée, and shaving his head and in some state, Caesar wore his trademark ceremonial wreath to cover his shrinking hairline. Other famous celebrities known wearing toupee or hairpiece were Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, George Burns, Gary Cooper, Bing Crosby, Peter Cushing, Frank Sinatra and many other personalities from political figure to the entertainment industry.

  James C. Morton

James C Morton died at age 58

James C Morton died at age 58

James C. Morton (August 25, 1884 – October 24, 1942) was an American character actor, who from 1922 to 1943  appeared in 187 films. James C. Morton is best known to his modern audiences as the hapless soul whose toupée was often removed at the most inappropriate times, and known as an example of this embarrassment in the Three Stooges film Disorder in the Court, in which the violin’s bow of Larry Fine pulled Morton’s hairpiece off. The Three Stooges then mistakenly thought the toupée as a wild tarantula, which led Moe Howard to shoot at the “tarantula”. Morton died at the age of 58 in 1942 of a heart attack in Reseda, California.

1) Jason Alexander

Jason Alexander, age 54

Jason Alexander, age 54

Jason Alexander (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Jason Alexander (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Jason Alexander born Jay Scott Greenspan, is an American actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian, best known for his role on Seinfeld as George Costanza, appearing from 1989 to 1998. Alexander is also an avid player of poker. On May 31, 1982, he married Daena E. Title, together they have two sons, Gabriel and Noah. Jason Alexander has been known performing on screen without hairpiece, but recently he was seen wearing toupee.

2)   Charles Nelson Reilly

Charles Nelson Reilly died at age 76

Charles Nelson Reilly died at age 76

Charles Nelson Reilly (January 13, 1931 – May 25, 2007) was an American actor, comedian, director, and drama teacher also best known for his comedy roles in stages, films, children’s television, and cartoons, and also known as a game show panelist. In his 2002 interview with Entertainment Tonight, Reilly felt that he do not need to reveal or never hid purposely of being a gay, and he did not publicly affirm his homosexuality until his Save It for the Stage one-man show. Reilly’s domestic partner, Patrick Hughes III, a set decorator and dresser, where the two met backstage while Reilly appeared on the Battlestars game show. Reilly and partner Hughes lived in Beverly Hills. Reilly was in fact bald, and wore a toupee throughout most of his appearances in the 1970s and 1980s, and sports sometimes a full head of wig most of his career. His toupee became the joke during the taping of several episodes and filming of Match Game 74, he was seen wearing different hats because he left his toupee in New York, and had to go to New York City to have his toupee put back on. This was the start of the long-running jokes on Match Game about his hair, and abandoned his toupée in the late 1990s and appeared bald in public for the rest of his life. On May 25, 2007, Reilly died of pneumonia at his home and his body was cremated. 

3)   Charlton Heston

Charleston Heston died at age 84

Charleston Heston died at age 84

Charlton Heston in 1959 Ben Hur trailer

Charlton Heston in 1959 Ben Hur trailer

Charlton Heston born John Charles Carter, born on October 4, 1923 and died on April 5, 2008, was an American actor and political activist and has appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Heston is best known for his roles in the 1956’s The Ten Commandments, and won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1959 for his film Ben Hur, his film in 1961’s El Cid and 1968’s Planet of the Apes. Heston married Lydia Marie Clarke, a student of Northwestern University, on March 17, 1944, and remained married until Heston’s death on April 5, 2008, their marriage lasted for 64 years. The couple had two children, film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor Fraser Clarke Heston and Holly Heston Rochell. Lydia Clarke Heston underwent a mastectomy in 1991 as a breast cancer survivor, and in the same year Heston joined the military. Heston and Clarke lived in Hell’s Kitchen, New York after the war, and they worked as artists’ models. Seeking a way to make in theater, so in 1947, Heston and his wife Lydia decided to manage a playhouse in Asheville, North Carolina earning $100 a week. In 1948, but later returned to New York in 1948. Heston accepted the role in Ben Hur, after actors Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster and Rock Hudson turned down the title role in 1959, where Heston won the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1996, Heston had a hip replacement in 1996, and in 1998 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. His cancer went into remission after a course of radiation treatment. Heston publicly announced that he had been treated for alcoholism at a Utah clinic in May to June 2000. On August 9, 2002, Heston publicly announced, that he was diagnosed with symptoms consistent with Alzheimer’s disease. Heston died due to complications with pneumonia on April 5, 2008, at his home in Beverly Hills, California, survived by his wife of 64 years, Lydia, and their son, Fraser Clarke Heston and adopted daughter, Holly Ann Heston. Heston’s remains was cremated and his ashes were given to his family.

4)  Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio, age 52

Ralph Macchio, age 52

Ralph Macchio thin hairlines (image credit:www.baldcelebrity.com)

Ralph Macchio thin hairlines (image credit:www.baldcelebrity.com)

Ralph Macchio born Ralph George Macchio, Jr., is an American actor, best known for his roles as Daniel LaRusso in the Karate Kid film series, and also played the role as Eugene Martone in Crossroads, in My Cousin Vinny as Billy Gambini, and as Johnny Cade in The Outsiders. He is also known in the fifth season of the television comedy-drama Eaight is Enough, for his recurring role as Jeremy Andretti. Macchio also appeared in the recurring role of Archie on the television comedy Ugly Betty. Macchio competed on the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars. Macchio was 15 met his wife, Phyllis Fierro, a nurse, through his grandmother, and married in 1987 and have two children, Julia and Daniel. Macchio wore hairpiece due to thinning hairline.

5)   “Jack” Klugman

Jack Klugman died at age 90

Jack Klugman died at age 90

Jack Klugman in 2005

Jack Klugman in 2005

Jacob Joachim “Jack” Klugman (April 27, 1922 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor on stage, film and television.  In 1970, Klugman repeat his role as Oscar Madison in Broadway in The Odd Couple, the television adaptation, opposite actor Tony Randall. In 1974, Klugman was diagnosed with throat cancer as a result of a longtime smoker, and the cancer returned in 1989. Klugman lost a vocal cord which left him with a raspy voice during the course of radiation treatment. In 1953, Klugman married actress Brett Somers, and they had two children before their separation in 1974. The couple never divorced and were still married when Somers died from colon cancer in September 15, 2007. Klugman lived with Peggy Crosby since 1988 and married on February 2, 2008 after the death of Brett Somers. Peggy Crosby born Peggy Joyce Compton was previously married to Phillip Crosby (son of Bing Crosby) on March 2, 1972 and divorced in 1975 and had a child from her first marriage. Klugman was the father of two children Adam Klugman (who had a cameo as the young Oscar Madison in a flashback on The Odd Couple) and David Klugman, both from his marriage to Brett Somers. Klugman died from prostate cancer at the age of 90 in Woodland Hills, California on December 24, 2012. The New York Times referred to Klugman and actor Charles Durning as an ‘extraordinary actors ennobling the ordinary’, who died the same day. Jack Klugman, wore toupee one during his time on The Odd Couple and Quincy, M.E., but never wore his toupee in his appearances on Match Game.  

6)  Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner, age 92

Carl Reiner, age 92

Carl Reiner in 1989

Carl Reiner in 1989

Carl Reiner (born March 20, 1922) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and voice artist, has won 12 Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award during his career. In October 2013, Reiner repeated his role on Two and a Half Men and once more in January 2014. Reiner who was 29 at that time, married 21 year-old singer, Estelle Lebost on December 24, 1943, and remained married 64 years until her death on October 25, 2008, at age 94. Carl Reiner is the father of actor and director Rob Reiner  (born 1947), and poet, playwright and author Sylvia Anne ‘Annie’ Reiner (born 1949), and painter, actor, and director Lucas Reiner (born 1960). Comic actor Carl Reiner would regularly appear with or without the toupée, depending on his character he portray in the film.

7)  Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner, age 67

Rob Reiner, age 67

Robert Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. Reiner first came to prominence as an actor whne he played the role as Michael Stivic, son-in-law of Archie and Edith Bunker (played by Caroll O’Connor and Jean Stapleton) , in American sitcom All in the Family, which he won two Emmy Awards in the 1970s.  Rob Reiner is the son of comedian actor, writer, producer and director Carl Reiner and actress Estelle Reiner. Rob Reiner married actress/director Penny Marshall on April 10, 1971 and adopted Marshall’s daughter from a previous marriage, actress Tracy Reiner. Reiner and Marshall divorced in 1981. In 1989, Rob Reiner married photographer Michele Singer, whom he met while directing When Harry Met Sally. They have three children. Rob  Reiner started wearing a toupee during the second season of All in the Family to hide his premature hair loss, as he potrays a character who was in his early 20s.

8) Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds in 2011

Burt Reynolds in 2011

Burt Reynolds, age 78

Burt Reynolds, age 78

Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson

Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson

Burton LeonBurtReynolds, Jr. (February 11, 1936) is an American actor, director and voice artist, best known for his roles as Bo ‘Bandit’ Darville in Smokey and the Bandit. Burt Reynolds has been romantically involved with actresses Inger Stevens, Tammy Wynette, Lucy Arnaz, Adrienne Barbeau, Susan Clark, Sally Field, Lorna Luft, Tawny Little, Pam Seals, Dinah Shore and Chris Evert. His relationship with Dinah Shore garnered most media attention given the fact she was 20 years his senior. Reynolds was married to actress/comedienne Judy Carne from 1963 to 1965, and from 1988 to 1993 he was married to actress Loni Anderson, and adopted a son, Quinton Anderson Reynolds (born August 31, 1988). In May 2009, Reynolds underwent back surgery, and underwent a quintuple heart bypass in February 2010. Despite much success, Reynolds’ finances were bad, due in part to an extravagant lifestyle, despite of his successful career, and had a messy divorce from Loni Anderson, and failed investments in some Florida restaurant chains. In 1996, Reynolds filed for bankruptcy.

9)    William Shatner

William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek

William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek

William Shatner, age 83

William Shatner, age 83

William Shatner Riding horse

William Shatner Riding horse

William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, musician, singer, author, film director, spokesman and comedian, became famous for his appearance in the science fiction Star Trek television series, playing the role as Captain James Tiberius Kirk, commander of the Federation USS Enterprise star-ship, from 1966 to 1969, Star Trek: The Animated Series from 1973 to 1974, and from 1979 t0 1994’s seven of the subsequent feature films, Star Trek. From 1982 to 1986, Shatner also played the role as veteran police sergeant in T.J. Hooker.  From 1989 to 1996, Shatner later hosted the Rescue 911 reality-based television series, which won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He was first married to Gloria Rand in 1956 and divorced him in March 1969. In the early 1970s, Shatner experienced difficulty in finding work, after the cancellation of Star Trek,  having been typecast from his role as Captain Kirk. With very few savings, and some few acting prospects, Shatner later lost his home and lived in San Fernando Valley in a truck bed camper. Shatner was again married in 1973 to Marcy Lafferty, daughter of producer Perry Lafferty, but ended in divorce in 1996. Shatner’s third marriage was to actress and model, Nerine Kidd, on November 15, 1997 until her death in August 9, 1999, Kidd was found by Shatner at around 10 pm where Nerine’s body was lying at the bottom of their backyard swimming pool, Kidd was 40 years old at the time of her death. An autopsy report detected alcohol and Valium in Nerine’s blood, but the coroner ruled the cause of death as an accidental drowning. In February 13, 2001, Shatner married Elizabeth Anderson Martin. As a result of an accident on the set due to pyrotechnics during the filming of the Star Trek, Shatner suffers from Tinnitus, not a disease, but a condition where the perception of sound within the human ear (ringing of the ears) but no actual sound is present as a result of an accident on the set (pyrotechnics) while shooting the Star Trek episode Arena. His treatment for this condition involved wearing a small electronic device that generated a low-level, broadband sound (white noise) that helped his brain put the tinnitus in the background.  In May 16, 2006, Shatner sold his kidney stone for US$25,000 to GoldenPalace.com and stated that the $25,000 and an additional $20,000 raised from the cast and crew of Boston Legal paid for the building of a house by Habitat for Humanity. For many years, William Shatner has worn a hairpiece, and has since had hair transplant.

10)   Sean Connery

Sean Connery in 1964 in Alfred Hitchcock s Marnie

Sean Connery in 1964 in Alfred Hitchcock s Marnie

Sean Connery,  age 83

Sean Connery, age 83

Sir Thomas Sean Connery, Knight Bachelor (Kt) born August 25, 1930 is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Awards and BAFTA Awards twice, and became famous for portraying the character James Bond, Agent 007 who starred in seven Bond films from 1962 and 1983 (six films from Eon Productions and a non Eon remake of Never Say Never Again. In 1988, Sean Connery won the 1988’s Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film The Untouchables, and was named by People magazine as the sexiest Man Alive in 1989 and was voted as the Sexiest Man of the Century in 1999, at age 69. During his James Bond filming, Sean Connery was obliged to wear a toupee,because of his balding, which began since he was age of 21. From 1962 to 1973, Connery was married to Australian actress Diane Cilento (October 15, 1933 – died October 6, 2011 at age 78) and together they had a son, actor Jason Connery. On May 6, 1975, Connery married Moroccan-French painter Micheline Roquebrune (born 1929). Connery met black jazz singer Maxine Daniels at the Empire Theater and showed a mutual attraction with herand he made a pass at her, but Daniels informed him that she was already happily married with a baby daughter. In a news in 1993, according to reports, Connery was undergoing radiation treatment, and media reports that Connery was suffering from throat cancer due to heavy smoking for many years, which the Japanese and South African news agencies falsely declared Connery dead. Connery announced in an interview with Entertainment Weekly on February 1995, that the nodules from his vocal cords was removed through radiation treatment. His father, Joseph Connery, a heavy smoker, died from throat cancer in 1972. Connery underwent an eye surgery to remove cataracts from both eyes in 2003. Connery announced on March 12, 2006, that he was recovering from surgery in January to remove a kidney tumor. In 2008, while playing golf, he had a fall breaking his shoulder bone. Connery revealed in October 2009 in an interview with Wine Spectator magazine that he had been diagnosed with a heart condition.

11)  Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen age 48

Charlie Sheen age 48

Charlie Sheen balding (image credit:www.baldingcelebrities.com)

Charlie Sheen balding (image credit:www.baldingcelebrities.com)

Charlie Sheen  (image credit:www.yourcelebs.com)

Charlie Sheen (image credit:www.yourcelebs.com)

Charlie Sheen born Carlos Irwin Estévez is an American actor, who gained his fame after his successful films such as 1986’s Platoon,  1988’s Young Guns, and Eight Men Out, 1989’s Major League, 1991’s Hot Shots, 1993’s The Three Muskeeters and many more.  Sheen’s personal life has also caught media attention and been a  headliners, such as reports about his alcohol and drug abuse and personal life problems including allegations of domestic violence. In March 2011, Charlie Sheen was fired By CBS from Two and a Half men, and was replace by actor Ashton Kutcher, and was fired by Warner Bros, in March 2011. Sheen has five children and one grandchild.  On September 3, 1995, Sheen married his first wife, Donna Peele. Sheen was named also in 1995, as one of the clients of an escort agency operated by Heidi Fleiss. Sheen and Peele divorced in 1996. In 2000,  Sheen met actress Denise Richards on the set of Good Advice and became engaged on December 26, 2001, and married on June 15, 2002, Sheen and Richards have two daughters together, Sam J. Sheen (born March 9, 2004) and Lola Rose Sheen (born June 1, 2005). Denise Richards filed for divorce, in March 2005, accusing Sheen of alcohol and drug abuse and threats of violence. The divorce was finalized in November 2006 and preceded a custody dispute over their two daughters. Sheen married Brooke Mueller, his third wife, on May 30, 2008, and together they have twin sons, Bob and Max (born March 15, 2009). Sheen filed for divorce from Mueller in November 2010. The police removed twins Bob and Max from Sheen’s home on March 1, 2011 . According to People magazine, the social services took the children after Mueller obtained a restraining order against Charlie Sheen. On May 2, 2011, Sheen and Mueller’s divorce was finalized. Sheen is engaged in February 2014 to former adult film star Brett Rossi who is now known Scottine Ross, her real name. Sheen’s eldest, Cassandra Jade Estevez, was born on December 12, 1984, to his former high school girlfriend, Paula Profit, also known as Paula Speert. Sheen has one granddaughter, Luna (born July 2013) through her daughter Cassandra. Charlie Sheen wears a hairpiece most of the time or wear hats.

12)  Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels age 51

Bret Michaels age 51

Bret Michaels  (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Bret Michaels (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Bret Michaels born Bret Michael Sychak, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, director, producer, screenwriter, actor and television reality personality, who was known as the glam metal band Poison‘s lead vocalist. Michaels was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he fell ill at the age of six and confined in the hospital for three weeks. Michaels proposed to Kristi Lynn Gibson, his on-again, off-again partner for 16 years and the mother of his two daughters, Raine Elizabeth Sychak (born May 2000) and Jorja Bleu Sychak (born May 2005), during the filming of the finale of his reality show the Bret Michaels: Lif As I Know It, which was aired on December 20, 2010. In July 2012, Michaels announced that he and Gibson had separated. Michaels’ fear that his elder daughter, Raine was borderline diabetic. According to some sources, Bret wears a wig. Bret Michaels stated in an interview with the Associated Press, that he had hair extensions and wore his bandana as his trademark to cover his thinning hairlines.

13)  Jeremy Piven

Jeremy Piven, age 48

Jeremy Piven, age 48

Jeremy Pevin (image credit:www.usmagazine.com)

Jeremy Pevin (image credit:www.usmagazine.com)

Jeremy Samuel Piven is an American film producer and actor best known for his role as Ari Gold in the Entourage television series where he has won one Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards and several other Best Supporting Actor nominations. Jeremy Piven’s representative announced on December 17, 2008, that due to an undisclosed illness, which was later known to be hydrargaria (a disease caused by mercury compounds), Piven would be ending effective immediately, his run in the Broadway play revival of David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow, effective immediately. According to some sources, the high level of mercury could potentially have been caused by consuming fish twice a day for the past 20 years. While some said, Piven was taking herbal remedies, and were responsible for his high levels of mercury. Jeremy Piven starred in his show, Jeremy Piven’s Journey of a Lifetime in Travel Channel, that details his journey across India. Piven resides in Malibu, California. Jeremy Piven wear a hairpiece to cover a scar caused from his botched hair transplant.  

14)   Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons, age 64

Gene Simmons, age 64

Gene Simmons, as The Demon

Gene Simmons, as The Demon

Gene Simmons Bald (image credit:toupeeornottoupee.com)

Gene Simmons Bald (image credit:toupeeornottoupee.com)

Gene Simmons born Chaim Witz, born in 1949 at the Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel, is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor, best known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bass guitarist and co-lead vocalist of rock band KISS, he co-founded in the early 1970s. Witz aka Gene Simmons, was eight years old when he emigrated to Jackson Heights, Queens in New York City with his mother, Flóra “Florence” Klein (formerly Kovács) who could not speak English, and was born in Jánd, Hungary. In German the name Klein, means small, and sometimes used as Kis informally in Hungarian, however, this is not where the band’s name was derived. Feri Witz, was Simon’s father, also born in Hungary, remained in Israel, where he worked as a carpenter, with his one other son and three daughters. Simmons is residing in Beverly Hills, California, with his 28 years partner, Shannon Tweed, a Canadian former Playboy Playmate model and actress. On October 1, 2011, Simmons finally married Tweed, at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The couple have two children, a son, Nick (born Nicholas Adam Tweed-Simmons on January 22, 1989) comic book writer, musician and voice over actor, and a daughter, Sophie (born July 7, 1992). Gene Simmons formerly had lived-in relationship with singers/actress Cher and Diana Ross. Simmons underwent hair transplant due to balding and using hair extensions.

15)  Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser, age 45

Brendan Fraser, age 45

Brendan Fraser before hair transplant (image credit:hairlossgeeks.com)

Brendan Fraser before hair transplant (image credit:hairlossgeeks.com)

Brendan James Fraser is a Canadian-American film and stage actor, best known for his character as Rick O’Connell in the three part Mummy film series from 1999, 2001, and 2008, and he is also known for his comedic and fantasy film leading roles in major Hollywood films, such as 1992’s Encino Man, 1997’s George of the Jungle, 2003’s Looney Tunes: Back in Action, 2008’s Journey to the Center of the Earth and the 2009 film Inkheart. On July 4, 1993, while attending a barbecue party at the house of actress Winona Ryder, Fraser met actress Afton Smith, after his arrival in Los Angeles. On September 27, 1998, Fraser married Smith and they have three sons, Griffin Arthur Fraser, born in September 17, 2002, Holden Fletcher Fraser, born in August 16, 2004, and Leland Francis Fraser, born in May 2, 2006. On December 27, 2007, Fraser’s publicist announced that Fraser and Smith had decided to divorce. Brendan Fraser currently resides in Kent, Connecticut. In early 2013, Fraser filed petition to the courts for a reduction of his alimony and child support payments, declaring that he was unable to meet the annual obligation of $900,000; his ex-wife, in turn, accused Fraser of hiding financial assets.  ‘The Mummy’ star Brendan Fraser have joined several Hollywood celebrity heartthrobs with hairlines receding or thinning as they mature, and Fraser was photograph recently and circulated on the Internet showing him with hair loss on top of his head. Rumors circulated that he had undergo hair botched hair transplant.

16) Ted Danson

Ted Danson age 66

Ted Danson age 66

Ted  Danson (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Ted Danson (image credit:www.zimbio.com)

Ted Danson born Edward Bridge Danson III,  is an American actor, author, and producer, well known for his role as lead character in the sitcom Cheers playing the lead character as Sam Malone, and on the television series Becker in his role as Dr. John Becker. Danson is starred currently as D.B. Russell in the CBS drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In August 1970, Ted Danson married his first wife, actress Randall “Randy” Gosch (now professionally known as Randy Danson),and divorced in 1975. Danson married his second wife producer Cassandra “Casey” Coates in 1977. Casey Coates suffered a stroke, while giving birth to their first daughter, Kate on December 24, 1979, and Danson spent several years taking care of his wife and helped her recuperate. The couple later adopted a second daughter Alexis. In 1993, Coates and Danson divorced after a controversial affair with actress Whoopi Goldberg was exposed. According to report, their divorce was one of costliest divorces in Hollywood, that cost Danson $30 million. On October 7, 1995, Danson actress Mary Steenburgen, in 1993 on the set of the movie Pontiac Moon, and married his third wife on October 7, 1995, becoming the stepfather to Steenburgen’s children from her previous marriage to actor Malcolm McDowell, her daughter Lilly and son Charles. Over the years, as Danson’s popularity fades, his thick hair also fades away, and bald spot have been visible. Ted Danson has both confirmed and denied at different times when asked, but it is certain, that he wears hairpiece to cover his balding spot.

17)   Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey, age 44

Matthew McConaughey, age 44

McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves in 2010.

McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves in 2010.

Matthew Mcconaughey (image credit:thefilmstage.com)

Matthew Mcconaughey (image credit:thefilmstage.com)

Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor, who was first known for his breakout role in the coming of age comedy in 1993, the Dazed and Confused, and has been known for starring in romantic comedies. McConaughey has also starred in the acclaimed 2014 True Detective, a HBO crime anthology series. McConaughey is named as one of the Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine in April 2014, in its annual Time 100. In 2006, McConaughey met Camila Alves a Brazilian model and television performer, became engaged on December 25, 2011 and on June 9, 2012, they were married in a private Catholic ceremony in Austin, Texas, where they lived. McConaughey and Alves have three children together, son Levi Alves McConaughey (born July 7, 2008), daughter Vida Alves McConaughey (born January 3, 2010), and son Livingston Alves McConaughey (born December 28, 2012).  TMZ questioned the actor’s hair in 2007’s interview, pointing out that once, his thinning hairline was now covered up by hair follicles, and his hairline seems to look thick a little.

18) Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, age 55

Hugh Laurie, age 55

Hugh Laurie balding (image credit:www.baldmalecelebrities.com)

Hugh Laurie balding (image credit:www.baldmalecelebrities.com)

Hugh Laurie born James Hugh Calum Laurie, OBE,  is an English actor, comedian, writer, musician, and director. Laurie is best known for his character role as Dr. Gregory House, the protagonist of House from 2004 to 2012, for which he garnered two Golden Globe awards, two Screen Actors Guild awards and six Emmy nominations. Laurie was listed in the Guinness World Records in 2011 as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the television drama’s highest-paid actors. In June 1989, Laurie married theater administrator Jo Green in Camden, London and reside in Belsize Park, north London with their children, sons Charlie and Bill and daughter Rebecca. In 2008, Laurie had planned to move the whole family to Los Angeles due to the strain of being mostly separated for nine months each year. Laurie revealed his struggle with severe clinical depression, and continues to see a psychotherapist for regular treatment. Laurie has been balding for around 20 years now as these stills from “A Bit of Fry and Laurie” show. To his credit, he is open about his baldness and has appeared in public numerous times au naturel. Despite his baldness Laurie is seen as a sex-symbol and is consistently voted onto those sexiest male lists. So well done to him.

19)  John Travolta

John Travolta, age 60

John Travolta, age 60

John Travolta, receding hairline (image credit:www.yeshairstyles.com)

John Travolta, receding hairline (image credit:www.yeshairstyles.com)

John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer, first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on Welcome Back,Kotter, the television series and starred in the films Saturday Night Fever and Grease where both films were box office successes. In 1990, his career rose to fame with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he starred in more recent films such as Face/Off, Ladder 49 and Wild Hogs. While filming The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, Travolta met actress Diana Hyland and started a relationship, however in 1977, Hyland died of breast cancer. In 1991, Travolta married actress Kelly Preston, and they had a son, Jett (born April 13, 1992 – died January 2, 2009). In 2000, their daughter, Ella Bleu, was born and on November 23, 2010, a third child, a son named Benjamin, was born in Florida. Travolta is a certified private pilot. John Travolta has tried to hide his baldness for years, and even go far as demanding to re-shoot his pictorials  if his hair piece was a little bit obvious.

20)  Jude Law

Jude Law, age 41

Jude Law, age 41

Jude Law in 2013

Jude Law in 2013

Jude Law born David Jude Heyworth Law is an English actor, film producer and director, and ranked as one of the top ten most bankable movie stars in Hollywood in 2006. In the 2009 Sherlock Homes film, Law portrayed the role as Dr. John Watson and in 2011’s  Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows sequel. Law met actress Sadie Frost while filming Shopping, and on September 2, 1997, Law and Frost got married and divorced on October 29, 2003. Jude Law and Frist has three children together, son Rafferty (born 1996), daughter Iris (born 2000), and son Rudy (born 2002). In the late 2003, Law and his co-star Sienna Miller, began a relationship while filming the film Alfie, was  engaged on Christmas Day 2004. However, on July 8, 2005, Law issued a public apology to Miller for having an affair with his children’s nanny, and also at that time, Sienna Miller was also reported of having an affair with actor, Daniel Craig. and on November 2006,  Miller and Law separated. It was announced later on July 29, 2009, that Jude Law would become a father for the fourth time after his brief relationship in 2008, with Samantha Burke, an American model. In September 2009, Burke gave birth to a daughter, Sophia, in New York. It was reported that Law and Miller had renewed their relationship in December 2009, after appearing on Broadway, in a separate shows, on that same year, Law and Miller spent Christmas in Barbados with Jude Law’s three children. On February 2011, Law and Miller announced their separation. It has been noticeable that Law’s hairline has been receding, and  a few years ago, he appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman, flaunting his balding head. Few months later, Law appeared in an ad campaign with a thicker hair.

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