Why does hair make such a difference on a person? Whether longer than usual, or shorter than expected, it’s usually one of the first comments we make about people we know after seeing them make a major change. “Oh man, you colored your hair!” “What happened to your hair?” And now, in the case of Tom Hanks and the fact that he shaved all of his hair off, we ask, “Why would you do something like that?!” Here’s a hairless Hanks on The Graham Norton Show. It’s eye-catching.