Colin Farrell has gray temples now: still really hot or losing it?

Exclusive... Colin Farrell Is Going Grey In Dublin
These are photos of Colin Farrell out in Dublin on Saturday, where he was seen tipping his cabbie 10 Euro. Nice. Colin is 39 and he’s sporting a bit of gray hair around the sides, which just makes him look distinguished to me. I’m not a fan of gray hair on men (maybe because I dye mine frequently or I would be gray too), but there are some exceptional silver foxes, like Anderson Cooper. In general I prefer bald and balding men, but this is Colin Farrell, he can go all gray and I’d still be into it. (Maybe my opinion would be different if I’d had to sit through this most recent season of True Detective, although that’s not on Colin.)

According to IMDB, Colin is either filming or set to film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which just makes me so happy. It’s filming in Liverpool now. That film isn’t out until next year and I’m already excited for it. It’s starring Eddie Redmayne and after the first preview photo came out Daniel Radcliffe joked that he’s jealous of Redmayne’s fabulous costumes. Since the script is different from J.K. Rowling’s book of the same name, a kind of brief overview of magical creatures, we don’t know much yet about Colin’s character in particular, a NY-based wizard named Graves. The film is set in NY during the Gilded Age, and Rowling penned the screenplay. So Colin’s gray hair could be for that role, it’s unclear. It looks like he dyes the top and has let the sides go naturally gray.

Colin has given some decent interviews recently. He has a tendency to expound on topics he’s interested in and he told Loaded Magazine that he’s really happy as a single man, although he tends to change his mind about it a lot. This interview is a couple of weeks old and he was promoting The Lobster, a quirky dystopian film co-starring Rachel Weisz where single people have to pick a mate within six weeks or get turned into an animal. So this was on topic as the film was just coming out in the UK.

“I don’t have any pressure at all about being single. I’m fine as a single man,” he told the magazine.

“I believe in relationships and marriage and people sharing their lives. But marriage isn’t for everybody. I believe some people need to be single their whole lives, whether through choice or lack of fortune. I don’t believe in any one way.”

Although that’s not completely set in stone. “I change my opinion on this so many times,” he continued. “I’ll change it between lunch and dinner.”

[From Irish Central]

I’m sure there are plenty of women who would like to change his mind. There were also rumors earlier this month that Colin is celibate and that he’s taken up Buddhist meditation and chanting. If that’s true, good for him, although those things aren’t mutually exclusive. He can have sex and meditate too!

Oh and Colin is rumored to be in consideration for a role in DC’s Justice League Dark, which focuses on the “supernatural heroes.” He’s said to be in contention for Constantine, if that means anything to you. To me it means that Colin could be getting that superhero money. Pick him, Warner Brothers.

Here’s Colin working the hell out of some jeans at LAX in mid October.
Colin Farrell Spotted At LAX Airport

And at a screening of The Lobster, also in mid October. He looks better with darker hair.
BFI London Film Festival - "The Lobster" - Dare Gala

Exclusive... Colin Farrell Is Going Grey In Dublin

Exclusive... Colin Farrell Is Going Grey In Dublin

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  1. T.Fanty says:

    So. Very. Hot.

    But his hotness is compounded by the fact that he seems smart, chilled out, and honest about who he is.

  2. BendyWindy says:

    Still hot. I love a little bit of gray. He looks amazing.

  3. Liz says:

    The grey looks fine to me.

  4. Freebunny says:

    He’s still sexy.
    I love men who are at ease with their grey hair.

  5. T.Fanty says:

    And on another note, I do wish JKR would leave the whole Harry Potter thing alone. We don’t really need to have every decision of every character explained to us. For someone who wrote seven incredible books about magic, she sure is good at destroying an illusion.

  6. antipodean says:

    A foine, foine, man, gray or otherwise! But I feel impelled to add that Colin, celibate? I would very much doubt it, just not in his nature. JMHO.

    • lunchcoma says:

      I can see him doing it for awhile, and I bet he did, because he seems like someone who can be attracted to extremes. But I’d doubt it as a permanent lifestyle choice.

  7. Nev says:

    Even yummier.

  8. Lahdidahbaby says:

    It’s not because of the gray temples that he has, sadly, lost it for me. His behavior over the years has just made him seem like a man incapable of love, and that is never sexy to me.

    • Joyce says:

      I don’t think he’s shown himself incapable of love at all, he’s just said recently that anyone dating him goes through hell, which yes, very true, because of the spotlight, and he finds that unfair. He’s also very busy and says his time is taken up with his two boys, who he adores, traveling. He is tight and devoted to his family and his homeland and causes like homelessness. He shows up at hospitals for no reason other than to bring toys to children, and often keeps in touch with those he’s met. I just think he’s actually a very emotionally mature man who knows his failings and his strengths and is honest about them. Not everyone NEEDS ‘the one right person’ which is a Victorian Romance idea and not actually how people are made. I admire him as a smart, talented, generous heart, loyal to his friends and his homeland and family. That he’s also sexy and gorgeous is just a plus. And I think the grey is smoking…..

  9. SamiHami says:

    Still hot? I’d say never hot. The eyebrows just kill it for me.

  10. lisa2 says:

    He looks great.

    but why it is a big deal.. women dye their hair all the time. I would love it if women were more at ease with their grey hair.. but that doesn’t happen often. I have seen several gabs at men who dye theirs.. like they are being less of a man or something. WELL let women show their natural hair then we can talk about men. More men seem to be fine with the grey than women infact.

    • Hadleyb says:

      eh the problem is so few of us look good with grey/silver hair. It can really wash you out. Make you look “blank” looking.

      Yes, there are a few who look good with silver hair but its not many and it IS aging to most. Who wants to look older than they are?

      But I think it should be more accepting if you want to be grey, don’t care what it looks like and not be judged so harshly for it like women are if they don’t want to dye their hair. The upkeep is horrid and I am only silver a bit on my sides and I hate it, hate the extra work and extra $$ to keep it up.

      And to think I HATED my roots when I was in my 20’s and now I want them back!!

      • Rosalee says:

        I am a Canadian Aboriginal woman…after years of paying hairdressers $$$ I decided to take the leap and go natural – today my hair is down to my mid back and salt and pepper – with my skin tone it looks fabulous – not too long ago two young things asked me who did my hair they thought the highlights were amazing. my response Mother Nature baby..

  11. Esmom says:

    He’s not my cup of tea but the gray in his hair looks good. I prefer gray to balding myself, which is unfortunate for my husband who lost all his hair by 40.

  12. Nancy says:

    Ageism is alive and well. Having grey hair doesn’t take away from his looks…although I’d suggest not going for the full Mitt Romney greying situation. Everyone ages and turns grey, it’s just a question of whether you dye it or let it shine. I read that Jennifer Lopez had to start coloring her hair in her 30’s because of the white. Genetics.

    • Esmom says:

      I would love be able to go gray, instead I have fading blond. I worked for a woman who in her mid 50s had the most beautiful silver hair, she was stunning and I’d guess she wouldn’t have looked any better if she’d covered it with color.

      • Nancy says:

        Esmom: Be careful what you wish for. If you have fading blonde, why don’t you get some highlights or lowlights to enhance the blonde. Makes a big difference and adds volume to your hair. Lol….I’m honestly not a hairdresser, just play one online. Seriously though, I’m not greying or whatever but do have highlights in my blonde hair as well and can’t imagine not having them. BTW I had an aunt with that silver hair as well and she was striking. Who knows what awaits me down the road with genetics.

  13. Azurea says:

    I’m dating a guy with fabulous, bouncy grey hair. He’s very young-looking & it suits him. It really depends on the man. I love the look of a man who rocks the bald, too.

  14. QQ says:

    *shudders of Happiness* He. LOOKS.SO.Freaking.HOT

  15. Pants says:

    I love him. And I love the gray! I didn’t realize he was only 7 years older than me, that’s very age appropriate (Colin, call me!).

  16. savu says:

    Already loved him. The gray just makes it even better. Omg.

  17. Ginger says:

    Oooof! He looks even better these days! How is that possible? I’m not sure but I’ll gladly accept it. Must be all the meditation and chanting. I look forward to seeing new work from him!

  18. lunchcoma says:

    Colin can still get it. Actually, he looks a lot better here than he sometimes does, because he’s otherwise made good hair and grooming choices.

    I dye my gray hair because spotty gray and red doesn’t look as good as gray temples with dark hair, and I don’t bear any ill will toward either those who dye or go natural.

  19. NUTBALLS says:

    When is The Lobster coming to my town??? I’m sick of waiting.

  20. sara says:

    He lost it for me. I used to find him very attractive, but now he looks so unhealthy with his smoking and drinking. The effects of his habits have made him look gross now.

  21. Dirty Martini says:

    He’s hot and the gray is fine. Nothing wrong with gray hair on men or on women. Yes I’m coloring mine at the moment, and it was a conversation I had with my stylist at last visit….when and how to make the transition. (just cut ultra short and be done? go lighter and then blonder and then silvery-y over the course of a few years? etc.)

  22. Mpea says:

    He is actually completely grey. This is strategically colored.

  23. Lou says:

    I always forget how completely melt your underwear sexy Colin Farrell is until i see him being interviewed and speaking with his Irish accent. Holy mother, hdshfsjkhfsjh.

    ok bye!

  24. Holmes says:

    Never had it IMO. Always came off as creepy and smarmy to me. Could never understand the appeal. That being said, I do think he actually looks better with the bit of grey.

  25. Willa says:

    I’m so into it.

  26. Rachel C says:

    I’ve seen pics of Colin Farrell with the salt & pepper hair & a tan & he’s just gorgeous!

  27. elfie says:

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner…

  28. Ravensdaughter says:

    STILL REALLY HOT!!! I just saw him in “Miss Julie” pre-gray temples, and he was smouldering…

  29. Tray says:

    The past , hard living lifestyle caught up with his face. Don’t get me wrong, he still good looking. Just just not as good-looking as he was. He was the hottest in Fright Night/Total Recall period.

  30. sauvage says:

    I sport white temples as well (I’m a, for the most part, young-looking, thirty-five), and I find it sexy.

  31. Isabelle says:

    Smoking on fire hot. He looks better because he isn’t in that party phase anymore.

  32. Bonnie says:

    With a heavy dose of antibiotics, I would forever with him.

  33. celtlady says:

    He is looking fine. Smoking hot. Way too young for me, but with his gray temples I feel like less of a cougar admitting that he is hot as hell.

  34. lucy2 says:

    I don’t mind gray, but something about his looks like some dye has happened in one spot or another, rather than a natural pattern.
    He’s a very interesting actor, so I kind of hope he doesn’t go all superhero franchise – but I couldn’t blame him for wanting the paycheck.

  35. Gabby says:

    I’ve got a soft spot for graying dudes. My fiance started going gray in his early 20s, a few years before I met him, and I think it’s handsome on him. But I’m biased!

  36. Debutante says:

    Mine Mine All Mine !! God, he is gorgeous.

  37. sassy says:

    ALL DAY LONG ……….except if Johnny Depp is around…ahh Hell they can both come over 😉

  38. Amanda says:

    I’m sorry, but a haircut like that on a man his age looks ridiculous.

  39. GlimmerBunny says:

    Still super hot and I actually loved him in True Detective! Ray was my favorite and the saving grace of the season.

  40. Rae says:

    He would so get it. Multiple times, whenever and wherever.

    Colin Farrell and Keanu Reeves; two actors I have never ending crushes over.

  41. NeoCleo says:

    This man will probably ALWAYS be red hot regardless of age.