And I think that that was a battle I lost. But not everyone these days has been forced to give up their glorious hair for the camera. You could make the argument that as someone in a period drama, Hamm faces less pressure to shave than the rest of his peers. Here are just a few modern A-listers who don't let their uncannily smooth peers and co-stars looking at you, Chris Hemsworth -- how does a supernatural space viking named "Thor" NOT have at least a little bit of a tuft going? But these days a lot of beefy guys have forgone the hirsute look for much a smoother aesthetic, and it's especially prevalent in superhero movies , where even the hairiest hero has to shave his chest. But "Man of Steel" star Cavill was allowed to show off his rugged side, thank God.
Oakley. Age: 29.
Can you even picture a hairless Wolverine?
Lyric. Age: 29.
When Did It Become OK for Male Celebs to Flaunt Their Hairy Chests This Summer?
Of all the superheroes in the world, you'd expect Superman to have a smooth chest -- he's just so clean cut and goody-two-shoes, y'know? Sadly Momoa only gets an honorable mention because despite him having clearly stolen all the chest hair of all his male "Game of Thrones" co-star to wear as his own, it looks like he MIGHT be going the smooth route himself for Aquaman as we've been told, hairless skin is more hydrodynamic. Once upon a time, chest hair was all the rage for the manliest of men -- just look at old pictures of Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds or Tom Selleck. But these days a lot of beefy guys have forgone the hirsute look for much a smoother aesthetic, and it's especially prevalent in superhero movies , where even the hairiest hero has to shave his chest.