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Big Ol Eyebrows: Real Life
  • Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard has large bushy eyebrows which were frequently lampooned in political cartoons. Bob Hawke, two Prime Ministers ago, also partakes in the art of enormous eyebrows.
    • As is British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling- who has eyebrows and hair of different colours.
    • Darling is following in the footsteps of another British Labour Chancellor, Denis Healey, whose enormous bushy eyebrows were the subject of caricature on Spitting Image. Come to think of it, Conservative Chancellor Norman Lamont also had memetic eyebrows. Maybe it comes with the financial territory.
  • Let's not forget the famous Chinese warrior Guan Yu, whose eyebrows were 'thick as silkworms' ...Now, if only there was a trope for 'long and beautiful' beards.
  • Peter Gallagher (Sandy Cohen from The O.C.) has some truly impressive eyebrows.
    • Peter Gallagher's eyebrows have their own Facebook profile.
    • They are also said to have had their own trailer.
  • Eli Roth. They have their own tumblr.
  • Leonid Brezhnev, who ruled Soviet Russia Ukraine And So On for the longest period of time, was known for his big eyebrows as well.
  • Eugene Levy has some truly impressive eyebrows. On the Greg the Bunny commentary, Seth Green claims it takes four puppeteers to work them.
  • Jay Leno.
  • This is the most important feature of Swedish politician Lars Leijonborg.
  • Colin Farrell, anyone?
  • George Harrison had a pretty impressive pair.
  • Lee Pace (of Pushing Daisies fame), anyone?
    • One episode of Pushing Daisies introduced the half-brothers of his character, who Olive and Chuck were delighted to discover had his eyebrows.
    • Also, Kristin Chenoweth, who played Olive, claims that she has really big eyebrows, but she tweezes them
  • Zachary Quinto has huge, distinct eyebrows. So much that a character on the new Melrose Place made a reference to them.
  • Sean Connery. The producers decided to trim his eyebrows down for the first few James Bond films, but this gradually slipped.
  • The brothers Gallagher of Oasis, with the lead singer Liam having a large, unsightly monobrow when he's too lazy to groom it, and his brother Noel sporting these monstrosities
  • Colm Wilkinson is a brilliant singer and actor, who was Jean Valjean in Les Mis for years before being Valjean in the 10th anniversary concert in the Royal Albert Hall. His eyebrows are massive.
  • Professional wrestler Maven Huffman was occasionally mocked for his exceptionally large eyebrows.
  • Martin Scorsese is famous for three things: great movies, putting a Rolling Stones song in every movie he makes, and giant eyebrows. Robin Williams once referred to them as "caterpillars" when presenting at the Oscars.
  • Mexican artist and cult figure Frida Kahlo made it a point to stress her unibrow in self portraits.
  • Another born Mexican, now a French citizen, operatic tenor Rolando Villaz?as described as having "eyebrows like scorched earth" by The Guardian's Peter Conrad.
  • Gashuin Tatsuya, a Japanese actor, has an incredibly pronounced unibrow.
  • Jonas Brothers. And that's after manscaping!
  • Stephen Frost of the Comedy Store Players and Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
  • Ron Livingston's eyebrows are not only thick but are also oddly asymmetrical. Lovely.
  • Daniel Radcliffe. I'm sorry, he does.
  • The late Andy Rooney had an impressive pair of bushy eyebrows. Dana Carvey once suggested that a raccoon lived in them.
  • Georges Pompidou, a French President.
  • Bruce Lee, who inspired the design of Kenshiro.
  • David Hemmings.
  • Germany's long-time finance minister Theo Waigel.
  • One of Morrissey's most distinctive features, along with his chin and quiff haircut.
  • Daruma dolls often have big eyebrows painted on them (though they don't usually come with eyes painted on).
  • While hardly big by the standards of this page, Brooke Shields (especially in her early career) was known for her heavy eyebrows. Not bushy, but certainly more noticeable than most female movie stars.
    • Keira Knightley is sometimes mentioned in the same terms, but hers are hardly the same, despite one reviewer describing her as looking like "Natalie Portman in the early stages of a werewolf transformation".
    • Jennifer Connelly also has noticeably thick eyebrows.
  • Michael Ignatieff, former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
  • Luis Castanon from Newgrounds.com. Seriously! [1]
  • Female example: in her early years, Audrey Hepburn had thick (though very well-groomed) eyebrows.
  • Senator Sam Ervin, who chaired the Senate Watergate Committee, had a habit of emphasizing his comments with a lot of eyebrow movements.
  • German footballer Phillip Lahm.
  • Lady Gaga is another Rare Female Example, actually thickening and darkening her eyebrows.
  • Robert Pattinson
  • Keith Moon [2] [3]
  • Two words. Learned. Hand.
  • Hockey executive George Gund III (right). His current team, the San Jose Sharks, are no slouches in this department themselves with Patrick Marleau and Jamal Mayers on their roser.
  • Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, has very prominent eyebrows.
  • Beau Bridges.
  • Stjepan "Stipe" Mesic the former president of Croatia.
  • Former Marilyn Manson guitarist, Scott "Daisy Berkowitz" Putesky.
  • Robert Sheehan from Misfits sports a pair of thick, expressive caterpillars over his eyes.
  • All the penguins belonging in the Eudyptes genus have big, yellow eyebrows that extend beyond their faces.
  • Ed Boon, co-creator of the Mortal Kombat games, has these.
  • Darren Criss has some really large, thick and slightly triangular eyebrows.
  • Canadian musician Andrew Huang is constantly getting comments on his videos about his "awesome eyebrows." He comments on it here.
  • Italian musician Elio, leader of the band "Elio e le Storie Tese". Just look at them. One of the earlier fanclubs was even named "Culto del monociglione" ("Cult of the Big Unibrow").
  • Model Katie Price, better known as Jordan, sports a large pair.
  • Same goes for Denise Richards.
  • Labor leader John L. Lewis.
  • I'm surprised nobody's mentioned Lily Collins. [4]
  • Davy Jones of the Monkees had noticeable eyebrows.
  • Some owls come off looking like this, due to their facial markings.
  • T.O.P of Big Bang has quite a distinctive pair
  • R. Lee Ermey's IMDB photo gallery is practically a showroom for his amazing brow throughout his career.
  • Elizabeth Taylor, by Hollywood standards. She wouldn't allow them to be trimmed, as she felt that they were part of her identity.
  • Schnauzers.
  • Johnny Galecki.
  • Kevin Richardson from the Backstreet Boys.
  • Abe Vigoda, from... everything.
  • Landon Liboiron, although it could be (and is) argued that the brows add to his charm.
  • Cara Delevigne.
  • Jordana Brewster's eyebrows are almost as famous as she is.
  • Maggie Thatcher's press secretary Sir Bernard Ingham. As those who watched Thatcher's funeral may have noticed, his already rather bushy eyebrows have become even more bushy with age, to the point where he now looks like he has pieces of cotton wool on his brow.
  • Ronnie Corbett.
  • John Belushi had thick but very expressive eyebrows which helped make his performance as Bluto in Animal House a masterclass in silent comic acting.
  • Anne Hathaway has some very prominent eyebrows.
  • Sam Waterston.
  • Chris Noth.

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