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Actor James Franco Reveals Widow’s Peak in Spooky Snap

We’ve just got used to seeing actor James Franco sporting a completely bald head – not from hair loss but after the 36-year-old shaved off his signature tousled locks for his role in the film Zeroville. The selfie king, who is currently filming, seemed proud of his transformation, posting a selfie on Instagram with the caption “Bald as a mutha!!” after shaving his head.

James Franco Reveals Bald Head with Widow's Peak in Halloween Snap featuring Megan FoxSpooky snap

Last week the actor took to Instagram yet again to share a spooky Halloween photo with his fanbase. In the shot he poses with 28-year-old actor Megan Fox, star of Transformers and the horror-comedy flick Jennifer’s Body, who is dressed in a long white, blood-covered dress for Halloween. In the spooky shot, Franco’s dark regrowth is just about visible, and it’s evident that the actor has a widow’s peak.

A common concern

But Franco isn’t the only Hollywood star to show signs of a receding hairline. A widow’s peak, which is when the hair forms a V shape at the front of the scalp, can be the natural growth shape of hair for many people. But did you know that it can also be one of the first signs of male pattern baldness?

British actor Jude Law has a pronounced widow’s peak and has experienced a dramatically receding hairline in recent years. Both men and women can have a widow’s peak, and stars who have this hairline naturally include actors Colin Farrell, and Keanu Reeves, and actresses Blake Lively and Anne Hathaway.


A widow’s peak can usually be treated successfully, but it is important that anyone experiencing a receding hairline or thinning hair see a professional hair loss specialist as soon as their shedding becomes noticeable, as waiting could mean treatment is less successful.

Consulting a professional will allow you access to expert hair loss advice including a diagnosis of your condition and recommendations for a bespoke hair loss treatment program designed to regrow hair and prevent further shedding.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.

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