Bald and beautiful

Some of Hollywood’s toughest leading men sport shaved heads.

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston's bald dome is a far cry from the full head of hair the actor sported on "Malcolm in the Middle." Here, he arrives for the world premiere of "Rock of Ages" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Paul Buck / EPA
Chris Daughtry of the band Daughtry has rocked a shaved head since his audition for the fifth season of "American Idol," which aired in early 2006. In this image, he performs at Citi Field on July 20 in New York City. Jason Kempin / Getty Images
Andre Agassi started shaving his head in 1995, just before the Australian Open. In this photo, the tennis superstar looks on from the Royal Box on Centre Court on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4 in London, England. Clive Brunskill / Getty Images
Soccer player David Beckham likes to switch it up between a shaved head and a shaggier 'do. Beckham and his wife, Victoria, arrive at the 2008 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on July 16, 2008, in this file photo. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
Billy Zane had a full head of hair in "Titanic," but since then, we know the actor more for his baldness. In this image, Zane, arrives at the UNICEF benefit gala auction hosted by Montblanc on Sept. 17. Jason Merritt / Getty Images
Kobe Bryant is currently rocking the bald look at the 2012 London Olympics. In this image, he smiles as the U.S. plays Tunisia on July 31. Christian Petersen / Getty Images
Comedian and TV personality Howie Mandel revealed in a 2006 interview on "The Howard Stern Show" that he didn't shave his head because he was losing his hair -- he shaved it because of his mysophobia, a pathological fear of germs. He explained that the bald look made him feel cleaner. Here, Mandel attends an "America's Got Talent" event at Jersey Performing Arts Center on July 18 in Newark, N.J. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images
When Justin Timberlake was in the '90s boy band 'NSync, teenagers everywhere went crazy for his blond, curly locks. Now, the singer-actor usually goes for a closely cropped 'do. Here, Timberlake arrives at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2011, in Los Angeles. Jason Merritt / Getty Images
Action movie star Jason Statham is as famous for his bald dome as his films. Here, Statham attends the Lionsgate and IM Global with the Cinema Society screening of "Safe" at Chelsea Clearview Cinema on April 16 in New York City. Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images
The hit film "The Green Mile" introduced the big, bald actor Michael Clarke Duncan to many moviegoers. In this file photo, Duncan appears on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" at NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif. Kevin Winter / NBC / Getty Images
Channing Tatum, star of the new movie "Magic Mike," also goes back and forth from a cropped look to longer hair. Here, Tatum arrives at the premiere of "Haywire" at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles on Jan. 5. Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images
Actor Wentworth Miller was one bald head among many on the TV series "Prison Break." In this image, the actor arrives at the 8th Annual Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif., on Aug. 20, 2006. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
Bruce Willis is perhaps the ultimate bald-headed tough guy. In this image, Willis attends the press conference of "Moonrise Kingdom" at the 65th Cannes film festival on May 16 in Cannes. Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP - Getty Images
No list of the best of the Hollywood baldies is complete without actor Taye Diggs. Here, he attends The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Presents "Welcome To ShondaLand: An Evening With Shonda Rhimes & Friends" at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on April 2 in North Hollywood, Calif. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images
What can we say? Some Seals look better bald. The singer performs at The Beacon Theatre on July 17 in New York City. Jeffrey Ufberg / Getty Images Contributor
Would you even recognize actor Vin Diesel without his signature shaved head look? In this image, Diesel attends a "Fast & Furious 5" event at Hotel Santo Mauro on April 26, 2011, in Madrid, Spain. Juan Naharro Gimenez
Samuel L. Jackson rocks a bald head with more style than most. Here, Jackson arrives at an event in Culver City, Calif., on June 9, 2011. Matt Sayles / AP