Matt LeBlanc Admits to Dyeing His Prematurely Gray Hair Dark for 'Friends'

07/30/2010 at 03:00 PM ET

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Matt LeBlanc’s Joey Tribbiani may have been the picture of perennial boyishness on Friends, but it turns out that that his youthful demeanor belied his secretly graying hair. “I dyed my hair the whole time I was on Friends,” LeBlanc admitted this week after a TCA panel about his new Showtime series Episodes. He also explained his absence from television since the 2006 demise of his spinoff sitcom Joey, “So when Joey ended, I took a lot of time off. I just wanted to be a dad, be myself, hang out with my daughter.” For his new show, where he plays a fictionalized version of himself, the actor is putting his salt-and-pepper locks on display, so let the gray times roll! Tell us: What do you think of Matt with gray hair? –reporting by Susan Young

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Sandie on

How You Doinnnn? He looks great!

Cuffs on

Matt is going to do just fine on his new show. I agree he is a sexy man and I loved him on FRIENDS.
Good Luck to him..

Susan on

I like it; he kind of reminds me of Cary Grant.

Heidi on

I hope Matt’s agent sends him a copy of all of these comments. I was never really attracted to him on Friends, but WOW does he look amazing with the distinguished temple gray. I agree with whomever made the yummy comment!

Steph on

why is this even in print. who cares if he died his hair. He looks hot either way.

s on

my mom has had grey hair since she was 18. she stills colors it..its a reality for many people…i think he looks suave :D

Vitreaux on

PAPITO!!! Re-fuerte!!

Jon on

I think Matt with gray hair is different, but still good looking!

trsquare on

To be honest, I think he’s much more handsome with the graying hair.

Joanna on

Wow. Diane is a major b! Diane needs to get some right quick!

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