Our next bearded genius is not only considered one of the best (if not the very best) 20th Century American writers, but had a beard so famous that there's an annual lookalike contest for him:
The lucky winner not only gets kissed, but I have a good feeling he
gets groped, too. I mean really, it is Key West after all.
Hemingway looked pretty good shirtless, too:
Here's another shot of Mr. Hemingway: