Adam Scott Adds 'Facial Hair Enthusiast' to His CV in Philips Norelco Campaign

The veteran actor and pitchman speaks to Adweek about endorsements, whiskers and creativity

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Adam Scott, in the crucial moments before filming a scene, is preoccupied with his grooming, not his lines, and that’s a problem even before he launches into a story about his dad’s full and fabulous beard.

The actor—an affable scene-stealer known for Parks and Recreation, Party Down and Severance—is starring as himself in an ad for Philips Norelco, sitting in a makeup chair and waxing on about his facial hair heroes. The crew member trying to get him to focus on the upcoming shoot needs to talk script, not scruff, but he’s having no luck.

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