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Formerly an underground comedian, Zach Galifianakis crashed onto the A-list after the success of rowdy-bachelor comedy The Hangover. Currently starring in Due Date with Robert Downey Jr., Galifianakis is renowned for his bizarre brand of self-deprecating humour. But the burly actor is best recognized by his big, bushy beard

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Zach Galifianakis: Furry funnyman

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Joaquin Phoenix: Hirsute thespian

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Luciano Pavarotti: Grizzled legend

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Ronnie Hawkins: Hairy Hawk

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