A Great Deal of Progress
Actors Who Got Hair Transplant? Until now, modern technology has seen that male pattern hair alopecia does not discriminate against your race, ethnic origin, or whether you are a rich, poor, famous, or regular person. Today, about 29 – 40% of men worldwide suffer from hair loss at some point in their life, and most of them feel shame for this. However, the technology used in hair transplant seems to show a great deal of progress for almost 200 years. The journey of this technology, which started in J. Dieffenbach’s laboratory with animal experiments, is a way forward from its first condition.
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), as widely used worldwide currently, are two of the most effective techniques. Many famous people today have a hair transplant, including worldwide-known actors such as Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone, Ben Affleck are just a few examples among actors who got a hair transplant. Although they are unlikely to speak openly about their transplants (perhaps, because of feeling shame), actually it’s a natural thing and many men and women around every year decide to have this operation.
Mel Gibson is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter; we all know him with his famous movie, Braveheart (1995), a historical epic, which made him won the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, the Academy Award for Best Director, and the Academy Award for Best Picture. We also know his works as “The Passion of the Christ” (2004), “Apocalypto” (2006), and “Hacksaw Ridge” (2016); or with Mad Max series (1979-1985).
Besides this work, although he had ups and downs in Hollywood, he still remains to be considered as one of the legends in the American movie sector. When he got older, his hair became thinner and he started to lose a considerable amount of his hair. Then, he underwent hair transplant surgery to refresh his hair and gained a more youthful style than before. He has never officially explained his surgery but to famous surgeons, he had definitely hair transplant to reach his current look.
“I’m Human, Just Like Anybody Else.”
Let’s take a look at a guy, who is pretty synonymous with toughness and strength with his buff physique, Sylvester Stallone. He is definitely a hero from the childhood of most of us; the “Rocky” series (1976 – 2018 and “Rambo” films (1982–2019) are the products that pretty much anyone could know, even they didn’t watch them. In 2018, he had won a Golden Globe award with his “retired Rocky” movie, “Creed”, in which he has been nominated for the same role for 40 years.
He is now 74 years old; he looks so great that one might think he is not a man who is in his 70s. There is no doubt that anyone who examines his old and current photos could see the difference easily. Of course, his hair doesn’t look like when he had in his 30s but this is nothing but one of the natural symptoms of old age. According to some sources, Stallone must have had his hair transplant in the 2000s, because that’s the year when rumors had started about his hair.
Celebrity Hair Loss
“I’m human, just like anybody else.” This quote belongs to Ben Affleck, aka former Batman, who appears to had a hair transplant after he started to lose his hair. As a successful actor, he was 21 years old when his first film “Confused” (1993), and his career was built from there through being a film director, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropis as well. In his personal life, he defines himself as “a bit narcissistic, but I know it and don’t proud of it”; when his two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Award are considered, it doesn’t look unnatural for him.
Of course, being “a bit narcissistic” and a successful career requires some other things from talent; such as maintaining a good appearance. When small baldness at the top of his hair began to reveal itself (while he was approaching 40s), it appears that he underwent hair transplant and solved this problem permanently. Nowadays he prepares himself for the production of Robert Rodriguez’s postponed movie Hypnotic (due to Coivd-19 pandemic), in which he would play the detective.
Two Men and Half Hair
“Am I a hero? I really can’t say, but yes” the quote is from one of the most loved Tv shows, the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013) and it was said by Steven John Carell as boss “Michael Scott” character in the show. Steven Carell is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director. Every year, he is devoted as one of America’s favorite comedians and he has been continuing to entertain millions of people since The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999 – 2005).
Although he keeps his private life out of spotlights, fans who love him with great passion realized his changing hairstyle through the years. His thinning hair had first noticed in The Office; whereas, in the first season of the show his hair was getting thinner, in the following seasons, he returned the show with his head of full hair. Of course, from there, the most obvious answer is, he had a hair transplant between seasons and came back refreshed. However, it was later confirmed by producers to reflect his characters in Tv look less severe.
Another famous actor who had his hair transplant is John Cryer, aka “Alan Harper” on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men (2003 – 2015). As an American actor, comedian, and television director, he was discovered first with his teenage role alongside “Molly Ringwald” in “Pretty in Pink” (1986). He is also known with other successful roles in g The Famous Teddy Z (1989), Partners (1995 – 1996), and The Trouble with Normal (2000), as well as Two and a Half Men which made him win two Primetime Emmy Awards (2009 and 2012).
However, it appears that being a great actor doesn’t make him immune to male pattern hair shedding in his 40s. After he admitted that he was straight up about balding, and he couldn’t hide himself from this, he decided to have a hair transplant. Now he is 55 years old, but it looks like his “crazy hair” (which was referred by Conan towards his teenage movie, “Pretty in Pink”) has returned. Actors Who Got Hair Transplant?