Tuesday 17 October 2017

Jamie Dornan debuts new shaved head on red carpet at Fifty Shades Darker world premiere

Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures'
Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actor Jamie Dornan attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actor Jamie Dornan attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner attends the UK film premiere of "Mum's List" at The Curzon Mayfair on November 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
Actor Jamie Dornan attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Actor Jamie Dornan attends the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Jamie Dornan
Cast member Jamie Dornan poses at the premiere of the film "Fifty Shades Darker" in Los Angeles, California, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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Jamie Dornan might have shaved his head, but at least that glorious beard is still intact.

The Irish actor (34) hit the red carpet on Thursday night for the start of his promotional tour for Fifty Shades Darker, officially debuting his new shaved 'do.

The Co Down native was joined by his co-star Dakota Johnson, who opted for a blush pink plunging Valentino gown, at the world premiere of the raunchy sequel where he reprises his role as Christian Grey.

Dornan, who is tipped to play Robin Hood in yet another upcoming production, said he shaved his head for work a few months after he wrapped filming for the latest instalment in the Fifty Shades trilogy.

Cast member Jamie Dornan poses at the premiere of the film
Cast member Jamie Dornan poses at the premiere of the film "Fifty Shades Darker" in Los Angeles, California, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

"It's for work. In my early '20s, I used to have a shaved head quite a lot. So, I know that I don't have one of those weird shapes," he told Jimmy Kimmel.

It's been a busy week for the former Calvin Klein model - he gave another interview with late night host Conan O'Brien before walking the red carpet, where O'Brien joked about his "offensive" impression of an Irish accent, while Dornan said he knows it's necessary to tone down his accent at times when outside Ireland.

"I think I’m quite good at softening it when it needs to be. Then there’s some times I really want something like an In n Out burger or something, I’ll do an American accent just because there’s some things I don’t want them to get wrong," he explained.

"And also in Ireland, we don’t say things like top of the morning to ya. That’s not a thing. Maybe in some tiny villages in the West of Ireland."

Jamie Dornan
Jamie Dornan

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Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures'
Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Fifty Shades Darker" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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