Jamie Dornan will soon bring Christian Grey to life on screen, but the Irish actor and his facial hair have been doing this long before he was a household name.
By this, we mean looking smoldering in photo shoots. In October, before being cast in Fifty Shades of Grey, the 31-year-old did a campaign for Hogan menswear.
Not unlike how you might imagine bad boy billionaire S&M freak Christian Grey, Dornan looks dapper in suit and oozes intensity as he stares off to the side.
If this suit were gray, it would almost be like he was channeling the character that E.L. James created and he is about to bring to life ... NC-17 or PG-13 style.
"Hogan is a cool contemporary Italian brand. Certain brands sort of stand out, Hogan is one of those," said Jamie in a statement re: the men's fashion line.
The full campaign is scheduled to be unveiled in February of this year, with Fifty Shades of Grey due out in February 2015. Until then, to tide yourself over ...
Scroll through more Jamie Dornan photos from this shoot and others. Welcome.
1. Jamie Dornan Shirtless Photo
Jamie Dornan modeling shirtless. This is the actor who got the part of Christian Grey. What do you think?
2. Jamie Dornan in Hogan
Jamie Dornan in Hogan menswear. The man who will play Christian Grey is a real stud.
3. Jamie Dornan Modeling Hogan
Jamie Dornan models Hogan menswear. The man who will play Christian Grey is a real hottie.
5. Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in a new photo promoting Fifty Shades of Grey. Can you see them as Christian and Ana in the movie?
6. Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson Photo
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in a new photo promoting Fifty Shades of Grey. Can you see them as Christian and Ana?
7. Jamie Dornan: Christian Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan as his character Christian Grey in EW. What hotness.
8. Jamie Dornan in GQ
Jamie Dornan in GQ, putting the moves on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. This is the actor who got the part of Christian Grey.
9. Jamie Dornan Photograph
Jamie Dornan modeling as part of a campaign for Calvin Klein. This is the actor who got the part of Christian Grey.
10. Jamie Dornan: Model
Jamie Dornan modeling and showing some chest action. This is the actor who got the part of Christian Grey. Satisfied?
11. Jamie Dornan: Hot!
Jamie Dornan modeling. And looking hot. This is the actor who got the part of Christian Grey.
13. Jamie Dornan CK
Jamie Dornan shirtless and modeling for CK. This is your Christian Grey, fans, movie fans.
14. Jamie Dornan Modeling
Jamie Dornan shirtless and modeling for Calvin Klein. This is your Christian Grey, fans.
15. Jamie Dornan Shirtless Pic
Jamie Dornan shirtless and modeling. This is your Christian Grey, fans.
16. Jamie Dornan Shirtless
Jamie Dornan is shirtless here for Calvin Klein. His name has been associated with the role of Christian Grey.
17. Jamie Dornan Calvin Klein Ad
Looking good, Jamie Dornan! This is a photo of the actor posing for Calvin Klein.
18. Jamie Dornan and Eva Mendes
Jamie Dornan and Eva Mendes in an ad for Calvin Klein. Christian Grey, everyone!