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26 August 2010 @ 01:32 am
hair color?  
I dunno if this question was ever asked before, but: What is Benedict's natural hair color? I've seen his hair in various different shades throughout his works Idek anymore.
keep the red flag flying highenglishmann on August 26th, 2010 09:58 am (UTC)
My guess is a light, slightly gingerish brown. It's not quite brown. It's not quite strawberry-blonde. It's not quite tawny.

I think, at least. It does change a lot, but I believe it's his natural hair here, for instance:


geniedgenied on August 26th, 2010 10:22 am (UTC)
I think he mentioned in one old interview it was auburn. The photo looks auburn to me. I'm a red head and I know my hair has got darker through the years and his probably is to.
keep the red flag flying highenglishmann on August 26th, 2010 11:20 am (UTC)
Ah, yes! "Auburn" was the word I was trying to think of earlier, not "tawny." Forgive me. I'd only just woken up.

Yes, yes, auburn makes more sense.
kerryleannekerryleanne on August 26th, 2010 11:28 am (UTC)
I think I did have something constructive to say but now after seeing that second pic all I can must to UHHHHH
Auntie Krizu: Ginger Pridesnowgrouse on August 26th, 2010 12:07 pm (UTC)
He's definitely a ginger, but the shade keeps varying. Some of us go blonder with age and some go darker. There's a whole thing about gingerness having been associated with youth in the olden days because it's a shade that often changes a *lot* with age. I know I'm betraying gingerkind by saying he looks better with darker hair, but ah well:).
PBpsycho_warbaby on August 27th, 2010 02:43 am (UTC)
Lol... now since he's "ginger" it now makes sense with the 10th doctor wishing he was ginger!

Remember the comment about wanting him wanting to be ginger and now with Benedict been offered the part to pay the 10th Doctor before Tennant! It all makes sense now :P
benedictina on May 12th, 2011 06:37 am (UTC)
benedict's hair colour
I know this thread was started some time ago and I've been meaning to add a comment but only just got around to it. Benedict's hair has been several different colours for various roles. Black for Sherlock, blonde for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy etc. However, his natural colour is definitely reddish brown. He has referred to it as auburn and some say ginger. Some also say he looks better with dark hair but I beg to differ. IMO he looks much better with his natural colour.