He can grow a beard
…but he’s also willing to go faux. For his starring role in the period piece Jane Eyre, Fassbender initially grew a thick beard, but given the film’s ending (in which Rochester’s face is burned), he had to shave it off and adopt fake muttonchops throughout. One other little known Jane Eyre filming fact? His co-star Mia Wasikowska revealed that every time Fassy hopped on his horse, Prince, it got excited.