Does anything convey masculinity quite like a thick, well-grown beard? We think not. For whatever reason, we simply cannot get enough of them. Facial hair is no longer the exclusive territory of those with lumberjack and crab-fishing careers. Instead, it’s become a red carpet fixture and is now favored by Hollywood’s leading gentlemen. To understand exactly what we’re raving about, check out this list of the finest celebrity beards.
1. Paul Rudd
If there’s anything more attractive than a man with a great sense of humor, it’s got to be a hilarious man with a beard. Paul Rudd more than meets these criteria. In this photo, Rudd is showing off his great facial hair achievement at the premiere of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War in Los Angeles. He sure has come a long way from his baby-face days in Clueless.