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Matt Bomer Shaves His Head For Movie Role — Love It? Vote

Fri, January 10, 2014 1:04pm EDT by 17 Comments
Matt Bomer Shaved Head

Bomer gets buzzed! Matt Bomer showed up with a new look at the panel for HBO’s 2014 TCA Tour in Pasadena on Jan. 9. Hair or no hair — do you think Matt still looks handsome? Read below to find out why he shaved his head!

The handsome Matt Bomer, 36, showed a new side to his sex appeal when he arrived at the TCA panel in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 9 — with a new buzz cut! What do you think of his new ‘do? Do you love him buzzed or miss his long, brown locks? Find out the movie behind Matt’s makeover right here.

Matt Bomer Shaved Head — Did It For New Movie Role

Not only did Matt shave his head — but he also shed 40 lbs! So what movie did the blue eyed actor make the changes for? Well, HollywoodLifers, Matt underwent the makeover to play Felix Turner in the upcoming HBO Film, The Normal Heart.

The film is directed by Ryan Murphy and written by Larry Kramer, and is about a gay activist trying to raise HIV/AIDS awareness among a group of gay men in New York City during the early 1980s. Matt plays the lover to Matt Ruffalo‘s writer/activist character, Ned. Are you excited to see Matt at Felix Turner?

Matt Bomer — Shaving Heads & Turning Heads

For Matt to play Felix, he had to undergo a physical transformation. From his buzz to his body — Matt looked amazing at HBO’s panel! The stud lost inches of his hair and waistline by losing 40 lbs! Julia Roberts, who plays Dr. Emma Brookner, a physician who treats some of the earliest HIV/AIDS patients in the film, said: “We all took a very small break [during production], and he came back half the person he was and twice the man!”

Do you think Matt looks better than ever?

What do you think of Matt’s makeover, HollywoodLifers? Do you prefer the hunk with more hair?

— Joanna Hein

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