9 legendary beards of Hollywood

If there was an annual award for 'Best Beard,' these actors would win every time.

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Jonathan Goldsmith as 'The World's Most Interesting Man'

As "the world's most interesting man" for Mexican beer maker Dos Equis, American actor Jonathan Goldsmith not only exuded charm and wit, but also pioneered in bringing sexy back to bearded men.

"I put all of myself into this character," Goldsmith said last year, just before retiring as the face of the brand. "What you see on screen was all there long before this role was created – the beard, the mischief, the tan. I have a tremendous lust for life that hopefully comes across in my portrayal of The Most Interesting Man."

During a Reddit AMA, Goldsmith explained the magical process for growing a beard as beautiful as his own. As you might expect, the world's most interesting man is careful not to divulge all of his secrets.

"You have to find some bat droppings, guano. Which is not too easily found. But there is a bat cave nearby where I live, and I have a steady supply of that. And mix in a little rainbow dust. And starlight, starlight is also one of the ingredients. But i can't give you the other secret ingredient because... well, it's proprietary."

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