L'Oréal's Hot New Face? Hugh Laurie

07/08/2011 at 12:00 PM ET

Every man deserves a little pampering once in a while — or if you’re Hugh Laurie, a lot of pampering, all the time. The charming House star was just announced as the newest face of L’Oréal Paris Men, and will appear in international (though sadly, not domestic) ads for the illustrious brand. In the behind-the-scenes clip above, Laurie enjoys a manicure while jokingly introducing himself as Gerard Butler and waxing poetic over the brand’s tagline, “Because you’re worth it.” But in all seriousness, he seems jazzed about the new gig. “I’m very flattered to have been thought a fit subject to promote the idea of beauty,” he jests. “This is a new me.” The actor joins other famous L’Oréal faces including Beyoncé, Rachel Weisz and Gwen Stefani.


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Suzanne on

Listening to him with his real accent is wierd… It’s like House – PLAYACTING like he’s a Britt… Like the accent is fake. so funny. Incredibly sexy as always.!!

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LPie2623 on

This is really interesting. I wonder how this is going to turn out and if the advertisements will be successful or not.

megan on

He’s hot! I think he’s very qualified for this role! Agree though, so wierd to hear him with his accent, yet just a reminder to how amazing of an actor he really is!

Napafolie on

Love it…

JulieA on

I love Hugh Laurie…his humour, his talent, his self-depricating wit…but come on, someone’s gotta say it: he’s rather homely!!

Jana on

I still think of Blackadder whenever I see him-he is hilarious.

Deborah on

Love him and the ad and his true accent…..handsome, rugged and naatural…a great selection for L’Oreal

Deborah on

Oh yeah..very hot man

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