15 Celebrities With Big Heads (Jay Leno?)

List Of 15 Celebrities With Big Heads:

#1 Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher
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He is an American musician, actor, and writer who is best known for starring in the television drama series The O.C., as Sandy Cohen.

In 2007, Peter received the “Light on the Hill” award at Tufts University.

During an interview, Gallagher said – “Sam Mendes and I wanted to give my character some gravitas, like Donald Trump light. But my hair wouldn’t go gray enough. If you stripped it, it went orange.

The hair lady said:

”’We’ll just use a wig.’ Somebody brought up all the wig stock, and Cary Grant’s fit perfectly, like it was made for me. And I have a big head.”

#2 LL Cool J

LL Cool J
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He is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, and author.

Some of his popular singles include “Around the Way Girl,” “I Need Love,” and “Hey Lover.” In addition, LL Cool J has appeared in films such as:

  • NCIS: Los Angeles;
  • Lip Sync Battle;
  • Grudge Match;
  • Last Holiday;
  • Any Given Sunday.

According to some reports, forehead and the top of his head are growing more due to the use of human growth hormone.

#3 Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling
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She is a socialite, TV personality, and author who is best known for her role on the American teen drama Beverly Hills 90210, as Donna Martin.

During a face-to-face interview done by the Entertainment Weekly, the reporter made a point to note Tori’s “tiny body, large head, and meticulously made-up face.”

#4 Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise
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He is an American director, actor, producer, and screenwriter.

Cruise is the star of several box-office hits, including:

  • Collateral;
  • Risky Business;
  • Jack Reacher;
  • A Few Good Men;
  • Oblivion;
  • The Firm;
  • Edge of Tomorrow;
  • Jerry Maguire;
  • The Last Samurai;
  • Mission Impossible;
  • War of the Worlds;
  • Valkyrie.

Tom Cruise had his breakthrough role in the 1983 film Risky Business.

#5 Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn
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He is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and comedian.

Vince has appeared in a number of films in the 1990s, including:

  • the thriller Return to Paradise (1998);
  • the adventure dinosaur film The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997);
  • the sports film Rudy (1993).

According to some, the size of his head and the cost to construct a set which used forced perspective to make it look right are the cause of the decline in Vaughn’s acting career.

#6 Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman
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He is an American film director, theater and film actor, and producer.

Hoffman has earned acclaim for his work in movies like:

  • Rain Man (1988);
  • Kramer vs. Kramer (1979);
  • The Graduate (1967).

Dustin Hoffman received numerous honors for his work, including a few Academy Awards.

#7 Jay Leno

He is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.

Leno was the longtime host of NBC’s The Tonight Show. Since 2014, he has hosted Jay Leno’s Garage.

The phrase “Jay Leno syndrome” has even been used to refer to an unexpectedly large head due to the fact that Jay often jokes about the size of his head on his show.

#8 Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith
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He was an American director, producer, actor, and writer. 

Memorable roles included Mickey Goldmill in ”Rocky” and George in the 1939 film ”Of Mice and Men.”

Burgess Meredith was once written off by a casting office with the following description – ”young, homely, large head, blond.”

#9 Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke
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He is an American retired boxer, actor and screenwriter who has appeared mainly as a leading man in action, drama, and thriller films.

Rourke has earned acclaim for his roles in:

  • The Wrestler;
  • 9 1/2 Weeks.

His boxing record was 3 losses and 27 wins.

#10 Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O'Neal
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He is an American retired professional basketball player who is considered one of the greatest players in the history of the NBA (National Basketball Association).

Shaq made over $300 million from NBA-related contracts alone over the course of his NBA career.

After his 2011 retirement, Shaquille O’Neal became an on-screen league analyst.

#11 John Travolta

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He is an American actor, dancer, film producer, and singer who had breakout roles in ”Grease” and ”Saturday Night Fever.”

His acting career declined through the 1980s, however, John Travolta enjoyed a resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction.

Since then, Travolta has starred in films such as:

  • The Taking of Pelham 123;
  • Hairspray;
  • Wild Hogs;
  • Be Cool;
  • Swordfish;
  • Face/Off;
  • Broken Arrow;
  • Get Shorty.

#12 Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington
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He is an American director, actor, and producer who has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in numerous feature films, including:

  • Frank Lucas in American Gangster (2007);
  • Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters (2007);
  • Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (2000);
  • Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in The Hurricane (1999);
  • activist Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992);
  • Flight;
  • veteran officer Alonzo in Training Day;
  • Glory.

Denzel Washington has received a Tony Award, 3 Golden Globe awards, and 2 Academy Awards – Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day (2001) and Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989).

#13 Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
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She is an American actress who became known for playing on the thriller series Alias as CIA secret agent Sydney Bristow.

For her work on the series, she received 4 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and won a SAG Award and a Golden Globe Award.

#14 Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci
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She is an American producer and actress who is best known for her starring roles in The Ice Storm and The Addams Family.

Ricci was just 9 years old when she scored her first film role in Mermaids, where Christina all but stole the show from her co-stars, Cher and Winona Ryder.

#15 Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer
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He is an American voice actor, actor, comedian, producer, singer, director, activist, and writer who is perhaps best known for his role in ”Cheers” and its spin-off  ”Frasier,” as Dr. Frasier Crane. In addition, Grammer produced the sitcom Girlfriends.

References

https://www.stutteringhelp.org/content/shaquille-o%E2%80%99neal-bio
https://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2017/02/23/denzel-washingtons

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