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11 Heir Apparent Brit Actors to Hugh Grant's Hair

By Agent Bedhead | Seriously Random Lists | November 7, 2012 | Comments ()

Tom Sturridge: This guy was actually rumored to be the next Hugh Grant three years ago, but his defiant insistence upon using a scrunchie may have killed his chances.


Hugh Dancy: Now I know what you're saying -- this guy is far too talented to be a romantic-comedy mainstay. But he could have been a contender.


Oliver Jackson Cohen: He was "so pretty that it hurts" while matching wits with Dwayne Johnson in Faster but proved that he's got comedic chops with a very amusing take on Prince William's bald spot on the Funny or Die series, "Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After." My (nonexistent) money's on this guy.


Freddie Fox: This guy ended before he even began by hitching his star to the most recent and ill-fated The Three Musketeers movie. Sorry, kiddo.


Andrew Garfield: He's got some hair, for sure, but Andrew's going to find himself well occupied with the new Amazing Spider-Man franchise for quite some time.


Alex Pettyfer: This guy's got the looks and the presence to go places, but he's such a rumored douche and cannot even get along with Channing Tatum, so don't expect the industry to love him forever.


Jack O'Connell: Some may know him best from "Skins," but he'll get a chance at real stardom in the upcoming 300 prequel. Either that, or he's outta here.


Jamie Bell: He's quite properly English and has a bit of Charlotte Bronte (Jane Eyre) under his belt, so this former child star may very well have a go at Grant's career one day. That is, if he wants it.


Nicholas Hoult: This could have been where the tables turned for Grant's prospective hair-heir, for a very young Hoult starred alongside Grant himself in About A Boy. Lately though, Hoult's moved into blockbuster-action territory, so he may have lost the chance at romcom greatness.


Jamie Campbell Bower: He may very well look like "Paul Scheer with a wig" in "Camelot," but this guy has some serious heartthrob qualities.


Robert Pattinson: During interviews, he's got the self-effacing charm down pat, but all the goodness seems to disappear once he's actually playing a role. Too bad about The Twilight Saga, which has probably typecast the perfectly adorable RPattz for all of eternity.


Agent Bedhead lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She and her little black heart can be found at Celebitchy.

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