In honor of Halloween and that great horror actor Peter Cushing, whose cheekbones could slice cheese, here are some more seriously high ones.
Young, hot and cut
Pirates of the Caribbean Cheekbone Invitational: Whose are highest?
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, or Kiera Knightly
And it’s the one old enough to be papa to the other two, Johnny Depp. Like Britney Spears’ mental health, Johnny’s ‘bones get better with age.
L.A. Confidential Caged Death Match:
Kim Basinger vs. Guy Pearce
Sorry, Kim. Pearce’s are just more piercing.
Everyone was high in the 60s
Separated at birth?
Usually, cheekbones fade with age and thickening jowls. Not so for these two distinguished gentlemen:
I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t figure out the deeper meaning underlying Prometheus’s Lawrence of Arabia riff, other than the resemblance between these two hot British Islanders. But whose cheekbones cut a deeper swath into the movie firmament?
Peter O’Toole vs. Michael Fassbinder
Sorry, Michael, you’re lovely, but Peter O’Toole in his Lawrence years was one of the most stunning human beings who ever lived. And so were his cheekbones.
A Brit who competed for roles with Peter Cushing: Christopher Lee.
But who wins the Ultimate Cheekbones of All Time award?
Well-played, bony Christopher, but come on. Peter Cushing’s cheekbones come with their own shade.