Glee's Mark Salling on His Hair: "I Hate the Mohawk"

12/07/2009 at 09:30 AM ET

Matthias Clamer/FOX

Mark Salling, 27, who plays resident bad boy and high school jock Puck on Glee, isn’t so fond of his character’s signature hair. “I’m so over the mohawk, I’m not gonna lie,” Salling reveals. “I hate the mohawk.” The hairstyle which made him unofficially known as “the guy with the mohawk” first came about four months before his Glee audition when he had knee surgery, then he shaved it again when he auditioned for the musical comedy, and now he’s stuck with the cut. “It was cool for a while, but I’ve had it for like a year, you know I’m kind of over it,” Salling says. “I feel better when I don’t have it.” Over the past few months, he didn’t have the ‘do while the show was on hiatus, but he was spotted with it again last Thursday at Bryant Park in NY at the Marshalls and T.J. Maxx’s “Carol-Oke” Contest. The actor, who was recently featured in PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive issue jokes that the mohawk’s powers have helped him achieve his spot in the issue, “It’s the secret.” But don’t just chalk up his sex appeal just to his hair do. The actor is a self-described hopeless romantic and has a few tricks up his sleeve to win over a girl’s heart. “In high school I had a girlfriend, “ Salling says. “There was this field near where I lived. I took little plate-sized rocks and arranged them in a heart under a tree and didn’t tell her. I just took her out there and was like, ‘look where we are.'” Ladies, as you swoon over his romantic side, see if you fit his type: “I like a girl who doesn’t play any games.” Salling says. “I like a very sweet girl.” — Aileen Wong

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All the cast members are older than they play. The guys who play Puck and Finn are both 27, only 4 years younger than the man playing Mr. Shuester. This is the real ages of the actors, I used the characters name it’s easier
Adult Characters
Will 31, Emma 30
Teen Characters
Finn 27, Puck 27, Rachel 23, Quinn 23, Mercedes 23, Tina 23, Santana 22, Artie 21, Kurt 19

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Tom Welling was over 30 when he started playing Clark Kent in Smallville. And that was, what, 9 seasons ago? (I’ve stopped watching :P)

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That is exactly why Diana is perfect for him

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Think about it: most high school characters ARE played by near-30-somethings. Remember the classic film version of Grease? How about Splendor in the Grass? Grafitti? Come on, Heather, and study your Hollywood history. What's Right Now : Suri Goes Flamenco, Victoria Beckham Robbed! on

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nikole on

i’m 26 so i dont feel bad lusting over him he’s friggin hot he’s my fave on glee and his voice omg he can sing to me any day .

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