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Male celebs who have hair plugs or toupees

Who are they?%0D %0D %0D %0D I've heard both McBongo and Mel Gibson have plugs

by Anonymousreply 13602/13/2014

Joel McHale

by Anonymousreply 108/19/2010

Ben Affleck

by Anonymousreply 208/19/2010

Jeremy Piven

by Anonymousreply 308/19/2010

Ed Harries hates McBongo. I'm not sure what happened, but he loathes the guy and mocks him.

by Anonymousreply 408/19/2010

Joe Biden%0D %0D Tim McGraw%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 508/19/2010

Ben Affleck

by Anonymousreply 608/19/2010

Wow. Six responses before Travolta? The man owns this thread.

by Anonymousreply 708/19/2010

Springsteen?%0D %0D Charlie Sheen?%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 808/19/2010

Oh, R7, I was thinking more of hair plugs rather than toupees. That's why I said Joe Biden and Tim McGraw who have hair plugs.%0D %0D for toupees:%0D %0D Rob Lowe%0D %0D Jon Hamm%0D %0D Ricky Martin%0D %0D %0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 1008/19/2010


by Anonymousreply 1108/19/2010

Christopher Meloni wears a toupee

by Anonymousreply 1208/19/2010

Enrique Iglesias%0D %0D Robert Redford

by Anonymousreply 1308/19/2010

Rick Springfield

by Anonymousreply 1408/19/2010

Rob Lowe%0D %0D Jon Hamm%0D %0D Ricky Martin%0D %0D %0D Are you kidding me? I had not heard that!

by Anonymousreply 1608/19/2010

Gary Sinise

by Anonymousreply 1708/19/2010

I don't think Jon Hamm wears a toupee, how would they put all the Brylcream in it for Mad Men?

by Anonymousreply 1808/19/2010

I also thought Charlie Sheen wears a toupee. Too much hair upfront and no hairline.

by Anonymousreply 1908/19/2010

Steve Carrell has plugs%0D %0D Christian Slater too

by Anonymousreply 2008/19/2010

Nicholas "Nose Job" Cage has plugs.

by Anonymousreply 2108/19/2010

R16, it is not a matter of 'hearing' it.%0D %0D It is a matter of looking at the person, and seeing that they wear a hair piece.%0D %0D I'm always shocked at how many men cannot discern a hair piece on other men.%0D %0D (especially on Datalounge)

by Anonymousreply 2208/19/2010


by Anonymousreply 2308/19/2010

What exactly is the key to discerning a hair piece?

by Anonymousreply 2408/19/2010

Patrick Stewart!

by Anonymousreply 2508/19/2010

Liverpool played tonight and here's a tasty fan pic of Nando.

Don't know what's better, the torso or what's happening down in the shorts.

Having said all that, I think Nando's lovely new big muscles are hurting his pace. He really should shed 2-3 kilos at least. I thought he looked a little bit bigger during the WC. Granted he was unfit and it wouldn't have helped anyway, but a slightly lighter Nando will speed his return to form.

by Anonymousreply 2608/19/2010

Oops, wrong fucking thread! Nevermind.

by Anonymousreply 2708/19/2010

Kevin Costner gets his hair from a now-retired wig/toupe maker in New Orleans. Has done so for many years.

by Anonymousreply 2808/19/2010

Some of these replies are dubious.

Martin doesn't wear a toupee.

While I would say that Meloni needs one, he doesn't wear one either. Hell, he's nearly bald. If you doubt it, turn on BBC right now (ET).

by Anonymousreply 2908/19/2010

Martin who, R29?%0D %0D Kevin Costner does not wear a hair piece! He does appear to have maybe gotten hair plugs though. %0D %0D He is an extremely handsome man - especially for his age.(not that he is old because he is not) He looks sexy and fantastic.

by Anonymousreply 3008/19/2010

What do we think about Enrique Iglesias' weave? I think the pretty face distracts from it.

If Ricky has plugs he got some really good work done.

by Anonymousreply 3108/19/2010

Ricky Martin wears a hair piece. It has been very obvious for quite a number of years. He may also have some hair plugs%0D %0D Enrique Iglesias' wears a wig. I don't really like the wig or weave he has right now. He had a more natural looking one previously. Bue I enjoy Enrique's performances and his music.

by Anonymousreply 3208/19/2010

R32 Not apparent to me. Or to R31, evidently.

by Anonymousreply 3308/19/2010

r32 I don't believe Ricky wears a piece. Enrique's hair is different but it looks really good. He actually had the hair styled instead of just dropping it on his head out the box.

by Anonymousreply 3408/19/2010

I've seen Ricky up close numerous times at his live concerts from the front rows, and in lots of photos and live appearances.%0D %0D His hair pieces could not be more apparent.%0D %0D You just haven't been looking.

by Anonymousreply 3508/19/2010

That's exactly what I mean. Quite a few men on Datalounge are completely unable to discern hair pieces and do not observe closely enough to even notice.

by Anonymousreply 3608/19/2010

Ricky wore a very obvious large hair piece during his concert tour where he had the stage full of a large number of dancers with him thruout the whole concert - was that 2006 or 2007?%0D %0D He wears many variations of hair pieces over the years.%0D %0D I think he has also been getting hair plugs.%0D %0D He has a bald spot in back and on top, and receding front hair line.%0D

by Anonymousreply 3708/19/2010

%0D Some pretty ropey info here on the toupee front. I thought gay men were supposed to be into aesthetics and cosmetics!%0D %0D Piven - yes, open secret%0D %0D McConaughey - yes, occasionally spotted without it. The magnificent mane on film is fake.%0D %0D Travolta - yes, photographed without it and also with his toupee base showing%0D %0D Brendan Fraser - yes, caught by a papp without it on a few years back. For off-screen he has (rather scrappy) plugs at the front and wears a hairpiece behind them. On-screen what you see on top is all hairpiece. One of the nicest hairpieces in the business. %0D %0D Kevin James - yes, open secret. Not great quality pieces.%0D %0D Enrique Iglesias - yes, a front partial toupee. The back is his own. Nicely done.%0D %0D Chris Meloni - only on screen and connected public appearances. It is a very conservative piece, which makes him look nearly bald instead of absolutely bald. Subtle.%0D %0D Charlie Sheen - only when working. Cap and thinning forelock the rest of the time. %0D %0D Ben Affleck - He did wear a piece for many years until fairly recently, but was outed in the press. In an attempt to rescue his leading man role he has now had extensive bodyhair transplanting done and has ditched the piece in favour of a military buzz.%0D %0D Gary Sinise - yes%0D %0D Dan Abrams - open secret, although he never talks about it. Now wears very nice quality pieces. %0D %0D Jonny Lee Miller - has fairly recently started wearing%0D %0D Thomas Calabro - admitted he wears a crown toupee%0D %0D Jimmy Smits - recently had a wardrobe malfunction when it came loose during filming. Very traumatic.%0D %0D Brad Pitt - no%0D %0D Ricky Martin - no%0D %0D Rob Lowe - no%0D %0D Kevin Costner - no, although he has had plugs%0D %0D %0D %0D %0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 3808/19/2010

r36, hunny, I have seen enough weaves, lacefronts, quick weaves, pieces, toupees, and spray ons to know who is faking the funk. 9 out of 10 times it comes down to the hairline, especially with men. If the hairline is consistent then the rest of the hair is probably his. If its hidden, like Enrique, Charlie Sheen and the rest, it's fake.

Ricky has had a consistent hairline up to this point, and he has a tall forehead. The only time I ever thought he might wear piece was when he was on Oprah a few years back, maybe he started getting plugs done then.

His roots:

by Anonymousreply 3908/19/2010

Rob Lowe definitely wears a hair piece/wig.%0D %0D Brad Pitt definitely has either a hair piece or hair plugs.%0D %0D Ricky Martin definitely has various hair pieces over the years and maybe hair plugs.%0D %0D Kevin Costner has hair plugs.

by Anonymousreply 4008/19/2010

Ricky's hairpieces often have had nothing to do with his front hairline, R39.%0D %0D Just like Brendan Fraser does, Ricky Martin sometimes wears his hair piece BEHIND his front hair.

by Anonymousreply 4108/19/2010

R39, Ricky does not wear a hair piece when he has a to-the-scalp buzz cut like in the photo you posted.%0D %0D But in previous years, he often wore his hair longer and that's when he has had hair pieces - not with the buzz cuts.

by Anonymousreply 4208/19/2010

Some of these guys are good. I'm curious to see what McBongo and Affleck look like naturally.

by Anonymousreply 4308/19/2010

[quote]Ricky's hairpieces often have had nothing to do with his front hairline, [R39].

If you cant see it, then it might be fake.

by Anonymousreply 4408/19/2010

R43, there have been lots of photos of McBongo without his hair piece - where his balding shows.%0D %0D And Ben Affleck now sports a very short buzz cut - so his hair plugs have been great for him.%0D %0D Enrique Iglesias wore a hat non-stop for several years. Used to drive me nuts - he would not appear in public or on stage without the hat.

by Anonymousreply 4508/19/2010

More pictures please! I'd like to learn how to spot these things. (it seems like there must be a website out there devoted to this subject? anyone know of a good one?)

What's-his-face from House, Hugh Laurie, wears a hairpiece to cover his bald spot in the back. For the first couple of seasons he didn't wear anything and the camera operators and editors put in a lot of effort to disguise his bald spot. If you watch season 1 episodes with that in mind it's quite amusing.

So now that all movies and TV are being shot in HD, how are these actors getting away with wigs and weaves? Is it glaringly obvious to those of you who are good at spotting them to begin with?

by Anonymousreply 4608/19/2010

Ricky Martin also has a lot of gray hair.%0D %0D At times, he lets it show.%0D %0D But other times, he covers it up with brown hair dye, or has a buzz cut where it doesn't show very much.%0D %0D I adore Ricky as an great entertainer in concert, and I love his music in spanish.

by Anonymousreply 4708/19/2010

The stuff about Martin makes no sense at all.

Of you're able to wear your hair in a buzz cut--which allows no possibility of covering thin areas--then you obviously don't need to wear a wig.

Now, he may choose to wear one on stage, but obviously not balding.

by Anonymousreply 4808/19/2010

Question for anyone wearing a piece. How often do you have it on? Do you keep it on around the house all day, or just slap that puppy up there when going out in public?

by Anonymousreply 4908/19/2010

Trust me, R48, Ricky has been balding for a good number of years.%0D %0D And I have seen the bald spot on the back of his head.%0D %0D You can continue to disbelieve and insist you do not understand.

by Anonymousreply 5008/19/2010

Ted Danson wore a piece to cover his bald spot all during the CHEERS years.

Now that he's let himself go silver gray, he only wears it when he's in front of a camera acting; off-screen or in person he doesn't wear it anymore.

by Anonymousreply 5108/19/2010

Shoutout to R28, my hometown Balmer. Go 'JZ.

by Anonymousreply 5208/19/2010

R28 is wrong. Kevin Coster has hair plugs, but he does not wear a hair piece.

by Anonymousreply 5308/19/2010

Well R50 there are tons of candid, unretouched photos of him with a buzz cut. If you can produce one that shows a bald spot, that would prove your point.

Otherwise, I'll "choose to disbelieve."

by Anonymousreply 5408/19/2010

there was a period where Brad Pitt always wore a hat=plugs

by Anonymousreply 5508/19/2010

photo of Brad Pitt wearing hair piece

by Anonymousreply 5608/19/2010

photo of Ricky when he was going thru one of his stages where he popped a little hair piece on the top of his head

by Anonymousreply 5708/19/2010

R29, I've seen Chris Meloni many times and he's completely bald. He weares a toupee when he's filming.

by Anonymousreply 5808/19/2010

%0D @R49%0D %0D The modern trend for younger guys is to keep it in place 24/7 for about a week. I take mine off on Thursday night, sleep bald to give my skin a rest, get up early on Friday to reattach, and I am good to go for the weekend. Once it's on I pretty much forget I have it. Mine has a fine lightweight mesh base and a lace front. No one knows I wear except my brother and my hairdresser. %0D %0D Some older guys who take their pieces off every night, but you have to use quite weak tape for that to be practical, and then you risk the embarrassment of it coming off when it's not meant to! %0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 5908/20/2010

R57, I fixed your typo for you.

[quote]where he [bold]pooped[/bold] a little hair piece on the top of his head

by Anonymousreply 6008/20/2010

Even with Ricky's recent buzz-cuts, r35?

by Anonymousreply 6108/20/2010

Posted before reading all re: Ricky M.%0D %0D But I say, good for these men! It's not like all the surgery had by so many actresses.

by Anonymousreply 6208/20/2010

Patrick Wilson has hair plugs. %0D %0D I think Chris Noth wore a toupee.%0D %0D Anderson Cooper's hair is really thinning. Wonder what he's going to do.

by Anonymousreply 6308/20/2010

Actually, I wouldn't mind getting some myself. My high hairline ages me at least ten years.

by Anonymousreply 6408/20/2010

Uh, don't even start that fight, R62. Or better yet, let's start a thread for men who've had work done.

by Anonymousreply 6508/20/2010

It does seem like there should be a good website on this.

by Anonymousreply 6608/20/2010

r59, I would LOVE to see a pic of your hair.

by Anonymousreply 6708/20/2010

Joshua Bell's hair looks suspiciously uniform and it doesn't seem to have a part.

by Anonymousreply 6808/20/2010

Jeff Lewis wears an expensive piece.

by Anonymousreply 6908/20/2010

Expensive enough to pull on?

by Anonymousreply 7008/20/2010

R62, of course, there is absolutely nothing wrong with wearing a hair piece or getting hair plugs!!%0D %0D Do some think the thrust of this thread is to say hair pieces should not be worn?%0D %0D There is absolutely nothing wrong with wearing a hair piece or getting hair pieces....%0D %0D I certainly hope people are not interpreting this thread as saying the opposite.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 7108/20/2010

R61, of course, Ricky does not wear a hair piece when he has a buzz cut!!%0D %0D (why it even needs to be pointed out that Ricky does not wear a hair piece when he has a buzz cut is absurd, R61)%0D %0D Ricky went thru a whole bunch of different stages where he wore his hair at various lengths.

by Anonymousreply 7208/20/2010

Some wear complete wigs. In the photo at R56, it appears that Brad Pitt is wearing almost a complete wig rather than just a hair piece.%0D %0D Robert Redford wears a wig. He recently got a new one which looks better.%0D %0D Rob Lowe appears to wear a full wig.%0D %0D I still think Enrique Iglesas' previous hairpiece/wig looked better than his new one.

by Anonymousreply 7308/20/2010

Doug Davidson who plays Paul on "Young and Restless" wears a hairpiece.%0D %0D He has worn a bunch of different hairpieces combed various ways.

by Anonymousreply 7408/20/2010

[quote]While I would say that Meloni needs one, he doesn't wear one either. Hell, he's nearly bald. If you doubt it, turn on BBC right now (ET).

He absolutely does wear a toupee on SVU. In real life he's completely bald. On the show he wears an almost see through toupee. He has no hair (and I mean NONE) on the top of his head.

by Anonymousreply 7508/20/2010


Give me your email and I'll send you a pic. I don't want to post it here in case someone I know recognizes me. I try to keep my little cosmetic secret under wraps as much as possible.

by Anonymousreply 7608/20/2010

What about Springsteen?

by Anonymousreply 7708/20/2010

Springsteen - does not wear a hair piece

by Anonymousreply 7808/20/2010

[quote]I still think Enrique Iglesas' previous hairpiece/wig looked better than his new one.

I love the rooster do he has now, maybe its in bad taste. Rihanna could switch wigs with him and nobody could tell. His feminine features really him pull off this wig nicely.

by Anonymousreply 7908/20/2010

Adam Baldwin (not a Baldwin brother) wears a rug on "Chuck". A really cheap one. To the point where it is distracting.

by Anonymousreply 8008/20/2010

What makes people think Rob Lowe wears a hairpiece?

by Anonymousreply 8108/20/2010

Bill from True Blood. Plugs.

by Anonymousreply 8208/20/2010

Anyone else here turned on by the idea of handsome guys like Brendan Fraser or Enrique Iglesias wearing a toupee to preserve their looks? Good looking guys with vanity secrets are a fetish of mine.

by Anonymousreply 8308/20/2010

I have it on good authority that Ben Browder and Josh Duhamel are now getting a bit of artificial help up there. Josh Lucas also wears a partial hairpiece behind a genuine hairline which is partly his own, partly plugs.

Enrique's piece is not a great job up close. He never, but never, exposes his hairline - it's always combed down and held there with product. If he is anywhere where the wind could expose his hairline he wears a cap or a bandana. The reason is that his temple points are badly receded, and they are difficult to cover up with a toupee. If his hair were lifted back you would be able to see the lack of side hair, and the artificial nature of his luxuriant fringe would be exposed.

In general, bandanas are frequently a sign of a guy who wears a piece but doesn't want it exposed to the elements or is worried that some sweaty or dirty activity will expose the piece.

by Anonymousreply 8408/20/2010

Yes, r83 big time fetish here. Uncovering the things they go through for vanity (bald heads in this case) is kind of weird but it makes me tingly! Nose jobs are another one. They would never tell anyone how much they REALLY want to be pretty deep down inside.

by Anonymousreply 8508/20/2010

What about Jon Bon Jovi? Lacefront?

by Anonymousreply 8608/20/2010


by Anonymousreply 8708/20/2010

Pat Sajak -- Wheel of Fortune.

by Anonymousreply 8808/20/2010

Ronn Moss's toupee is the absolute worst. Unfortunately, I can't find a current photo. My partner never believes me whenever I tell him so-and-so is wearing a piece, but even he would know Ronn's wearing someone...a raccoon, looks like.

by Anonymousreply 8908/20/2010

Ashton Kutcher's hairline was it isn' the math

by Anonymousreply 9008/20/2010

Ashton wears his hair all combed forward over the forehead. %0D %0D By combing your hair forward and covering the forehead, it covers up any hairline.

by Anonymousreply 9108/20/2010

anyone have plugs? was it worth it? I once watched a show on TV that demonstrated how it was done. It freaked me out!!!!

by Anonymousreply 9208/20/2010

Enrique's been pushing his hair forward since he broke big. I always thought it was obvious he's been trying to hide a receding hairline. Showing his real hairline at this point can't look any stranger than that style he's sporting now.

by Anonymousreply 9308/20/2010

Donny Osmond sure looks like he is wearing something - his hairline just doesn't look natural.

by Anonymousreply 9408/20/2010

More on Jon Hamm, please.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 9508/22/2010

Michael Jackson was bald under those stupid ugly wigs he wore

by Anonymousreply 9608/22/2010

Andre Agassi

by Anonymousreply 9705/11/2011

What's going on with Ian Somerholder? Wig or plugs? His hair was receeding back in RULES OF ATTRACTION and now he's sporting long locks on that vampier show.

by Anonymousreply 9805/12/2011

R98, When Ian was on Tell Me You Love Me, the hair people were Toppiking the shit out of Ian's hair. The hair guy said, "Poor thing, he'll be bald on top in a few years.".

It's probably a little piece now.

by Anonymousreply 9905/12/2011

Thanks R99, I've always known that there was something going on up there. Funny story.

by Anonymousreply 10005/12/2011

OK, not a big celebrity, but I have always admired the docility of the raccoon who sits atop composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz's head.

by Anonymousreply 10105/12/2011

He usually alternates, R101. There's one that's kind of Fonzie like and the other resembles a monk.

by Anonymousreply 10205/12/2011

Different breed of raccoons, eh, R102?

Well, he can afford the whole raccoon and badger cage!

by Anonymousreply 10305/12/2011

Jamie Foxx

by Anonymousreply 10405/12/2011

How bout Danson, Pacino and Hoffman?

by Anonymousreply 10503/04/2012

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Harrison Ford. He's had plugs for a long time.

by Anonymousreply 10603/04/2012

Scott Bakula has SOMETHING, whether it's plugs, or pieces, or a little of both. His hair is rather obvious, IMO.

by Anonymousreply 10703/04/2012

Did Captain Kangaroo sport a rug?

by Anonymousreply 10803/04/2012

John Bon Jovi

by Anonymousreply 10906/23/2012

You know, I've always worn two simple braids and many have said that is why I haven't gotten a single role in anything. Of course, some say it due to me being ugly and without talent, but no one had said I wear a wig. I have had plugs, but all them were in the ass and there's only naturally moderate hair growth there.

by Anonymousreply 11006/23/2012

Ted Danson often goes without his toupee when not playing a role.

by Anonymousreply 11106/23/2012

I never considered that Charlie Sheen might be wearing a wig. But you're right, no hairline.

by Anonymousreply 11206/23/2012

You guys never agree on anything. I think Brad Pitt has hair and the same with Ricky Martin.

by Anonymousreply 11306/23/2012

Harrison Ford got hair plugs about the same time he put in that stupid earring.

by Anonymousreply 11410/29/2012

I find it absolutely retarded how people still call them hair plugs... That's not what they are. That technology hasn't been used since the 80's. Now a days it's a straight follicle transplant... Get it right folks!

by Anonymousreply 11502/13/2014

Both Donny and Marie must be wearing hairpieces. They have more hair now than they did when they were in their 20s.

by Anonymousreply 11602/13/2014

"A nice lookig toupe" is really a moot point. If it was a nice toupe (or any other hair replacement system) it would be going undetected and there'd be no mention of it here or anywhere. Having said that, Travolta's piece looks the hair on the GI Joe doll I had in '74.

by Anonymousreply 11702/13/2014

And then there are the ones who do not try to fight it and look extra hot because they are authentic. Shemar Moore is losing his hair but he is cutting it real close now and he looks great. More recent pics on the URL.

It seems like you can always tell when someone is trying to do the fake thing with plugs and even transplants (at least massive ones)

by Anonymousreply 11802/13/2014

"Having said that, Travolta's piece looks the hair on the GI Joe doll I had in '74."

It's funny 'cause it's true

by Anonymousreply 11902/13/2014

John Travolta is looking just freaky these days!

by Anonymousreply 12002/13/2014

Does anyone here use a toupee? Or have you had plugs? Are you happy with the results?

by Anonymousreply 12102/13/2014

No one's piece is as bad as Sean Penn's. I don't exactly know what it is, but I can't look away..

by Anonymousreply 12202/13/2014


by Anonymousreply 12302/13/2014

Jim Parsons was on Late Night with Craig Ferguson recently and I was so distracted by his hair piece that I barely heard what he was saying. It was sitting on his head like flattened road kill. Moe from the Three Stooges came to mind. I love JIm, and think he's really cute, but he should just give up and stick with the look he had on the first season of TBBT. That cut gave him an other worldly look that fit the character of Sheldon to a T. And it was flattering.

by Anonymousreply 12402/13/2014

Jimmy Fallon always jokes about it -- but what's the truth?

I know he has a YT vid getting his hair cut by Sally Hershberger, but she's only cutting the sides?

by Anonymousreply 12502/13/2014

I have terrible toupee-dar. I got picked up one night years ago and the guy, who was older, was giving me blow job and when I grabbed his had it felt like a Brillo pad. Talk about killing the moment.

by Anonymousreply 12602/13/2014

Here ya go.

by Anonymousreply 12702/13/2014

Toupee or not toupee

by Anonymousreply 12802/13/2014

The Jeremy Pivens photo of his hair surgery scar is seriously upsetting.

It's amazing he has gotten away with his wigs for so long. But here's photographic proof of how bald he is.

by Anonymousreply 12902/13/2014

I didn't know there was a site dedicated solely to celebrity balding. The things one learns on the datalounge!

by Anonymousreply 13002/13/2014

Doug Davidson (Y&R) wears a toupee.

by Anonymousreply 13102/13/2014

Foolish question probably but why don't they all just get plugs? I assume most of them could afford it so why bother with the toupee.

by Anonymousreply 13202/13/2014

Clooney, Affleck

by Anonymousreply 13302/13/2014

Burt Reynolds, but anyone can tell.

by Anonymousreply 13402/13/2014

Wait Ben Affleck has plugs? For real?

by Anonymousreply 13502/13/2014

To me Afflek is one of the more obvious wiggers.

by Anonymousreply 13602/13/2014
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