One of cinema’s living legends, Al Pacino has played a wide range of roles in his movies that the talented actor pushes to the extremes with his unique characterizations. Pacino is also known for his flamboyant hairstyles, which have changed from film to film — and sometimes they’re a little distracting. But one can’t deny the power in Pacino’s dark poof, which has become his signature, revealing the many moods of his iconic characters. The styles only seem to get wilder with time, too. On his birthday, enjoy this brief survey of Al Pacino’s hair in some of his most famous roles.
The Panic in Needle Park
That I-was-gonna-marry-you hair.
That kiss-the-ring hair.
That prop-for-your-aviators hair.
Dog Day Afternoon
That Attica-is-hot-as-Hades hair.
That leather-daddy-in-da-club hair.
That yeyo-mountain hair.
Sea of Love
That detective-business-in-the-front hair.
That a-little-too-Hitler-for-a-comic-book-crime-boss hair.
Glengarry Glen Ross
That always-be-closing hair.
That Carlito’s-way-or-the-highway hair.
The Devil’s Advocate
That devil-may-care hair.
That Big-Tobacco big hair.
Any Given Sunday
That too-old-for-this-early-fauxhawk hair.
That I-woke-up-like-this hair.
Angels in America
That lavender-scare hair.
That I-invented-the-music-business-but-killed-someone hair.