Matt LeBlanc was a bottle brunette
July 30th, 2010
10:56 AM ET

Matt LeBlanc was a bottle brunette

Jennifer Aniston wasn't the only "Friends" star who gave a lot of attention to her tresses - Matt LeBlanc has revealed that he dyed his hair dark all 10 seasons.

At a Television Critics' Panel in Beverly Hills for his upcoming Showtime series "Episodes," the now silver-haired 43-year-old, who played actor Joey Tribbiani on the '90s sitcom, said, "I dyed my hair the whole time on Friends."

Once the hit show went off the air, however, he stopped hitting the bottle. "I just was sick of doing it," LeBlanc said of his decision to stop darkening his do.

After a four-year break from the business, LeBlanc is happy to be back on the small screen in "Episodes," which premieres in January. On the series, LeBlanc plays Matt LeBlanc, an actor cast in an American remake of a British TV show.

"It's a character," he explained. "It's not me. It's the public's perception of me more than [it's] really me."


soundoff (16 Responses)
  1. franco

    hey... what happened to his cleft chin?? it's gone! heheheh!

    August 6, 2010 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Tara

    Seriously is this news worthy???? I think it's lame and I am a Friends' fan.....

    August 5, 2010 at 11:30 pm | Report abuse |
  3. betty

    I hated that show and in particular his character and little Miss Aniston, YUCK!! Thanks god that show is off the (h)air.

    July 30, 2010 at 9:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Perla

    they should have had an episode "the one in which joey finds a white hair". :-) He definitely looks more mature and should have gone grey earlier to break out of his stereotype of 'joey'.

    July 30, 2010 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  5. TeeHeeHee

    Even looks smarter now

    July 30, 2010 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
  6. heather

    boy get a load of those choppers!

    July 30, 2010 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • jules

      Heather, I was just thinking the same thing! Damn, get some smaller caps or something Matt, you look like a horse

      July 30, 2010 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  7. CeeFoR

    Friends was a joke and so is Matt LeBlanc.

    July 30, 2010 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Suzanne

    GORGEOUS! He looks so much better.

    July 30, 2010 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Renee

    Very hott! good for him..he even looks a bit like a younger Bruce Campbell.

    July 30, 2010 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Wanton

    Good to know Matt, but I think you would have garnered more attention if you left Christianity like Anne Rice.

    July 30, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • david

      if he announced his departure from christianity would definitely been more a news item.. or announcing that he is a confirmed Lesbian.

      July 30, 2010 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Evernight

      Hahahaha. Brilliant!

      July 30, 2010 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Liz1388

    He looks MUCH, MUCH hotter with the grey than he has for years with the died hair. [fanning self]

    July 30, 2010 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Teresa

      I completely agree with you!!!!!!

      July 30, 2010 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • dsco

      amen – he's look v. v. nice here! Probably wouldn't have worked for Friends, but he could definitely rank up there with George Clooney and Anderson Cooper for hot men sporting silver.

      August 1, 2010 at 11:49 pm | Report abuse |

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