Times have changed. For much of the twentieth century, masculine elegance was linked to the absence of facial hair. A shaved flawless flush denoting the man at the summit of civilization. It is hard to imagine large male celebrities without this aspect, legendarily represented by figures like Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant and Marlon Brando.
Now, however, this look would perhaps too strict and formal.
The most famous actors and characters of today are characterized by use of his beard in a way that represents the attitude and personality that defies stereotypes and show the originality and daring. While anyone can grow a beard, not everyone can wear it with attitude.