Ben Affleck Finally Comes Clean – and Shaves His Beard!

Ben Affleck Shaves His Beard After Oscars; Wins Academy Award for Argo
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
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02/26/2013 AT 12:40 PM EST

And what did Ben Affleck do after his Argo won Best Picture on Sunday night? He took it all off – his facial hair, that is.

A friend of the actor-filmmaker's confirms to PEOPLE that following the Oscars ceremony Affleck, 40, shaved his beard at Craig's restaurant in Hollywood, – where wife Jennifer Garner and pal and Argo co-producer George Clooney were celebrating with him.

"The whole family was tired of [his] beard," says the friend.

Sure enough: "Jen brought clippers!" he added.

According to, the shave took place in the middle of the restaurant's hallway.
Shakthi Jothianandan

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