John Krasinski wore a wig in season 3 of The Office so he could film Leatherheads. Krasinski pitched the idea to the producer who rejected it because it would be too obvious. John, who was wearing the wig during the meeting, told him it wouldn’t be, took off the wig, and was granted approval.

‘The Office’ hairstylist Kim Ferry shares stories from her ‘best job ever’

Superfans of The Office should know the name Kim M. Ferry.

Ferry is one of the great celebrity hair stylists in the entertainment industry, and for eight seasons she worked as a member of The Office’s hair and makeup crew. She’s the woman who perfected Pam’s signature curls, the person who had the honor of massaging peanut butter all over Steve Carell’s head in Season 4’s “Night Out” episode, the mastermind behind the wigs you saw throughout the series, and so much more.

Since Ferry booked a job on the science fiction series Babylon 5 in 1994, she’s gone on to work as a hairstylist for a variety of movies and television shows, including Pretty Little Liars, Stuck in the Middle, ER, Bunheads, Veronica Mars, and more. Over the decades… Continue Reading (9 minute read)

7 thoughts on “John Krasinski wore a wig in season 3 of The Office so he could film Leatherheads. Krasinski pitched the idea to the producer who rejected it because it would be too obvious. John, who was wearing the wig during the meeting, told him it wouldn’t be, took off the wig, and was granted approval.”

  1. chris_courtland

    I sure didn’t notice, but he only wore the wig for the last six episodes of Season 3. And two of those episodes feature his actual haircut (that Jim explains Karen said he should get) and one of them is the beach episode where he’s wearing a ballcap the whole time.

  2. Kuroblondchi

    Then he stared into the camera

  3. srry_didnt_hear_you

    That whole article is a pretty great read, actually.

    Neat to see a different perspective of The Office

  4. Frndswhealthbenefits

    Now I know who to thank for fixing Michael’s hair from S1. Good read!

  5. Random_Name_Whoa

    Wig Tuna is a super ambitious guy, you know, cut your hair to get ahead type of guy

  6. marishtar

    That would be something Michael Scott would do, except it would fail immediately after sitting down to the meeting.

    David Wallace: “Michael, are you… wearing a wig?”

    Michael Scott: “…No…”

  7. busterbluthOT

    I think the craziest part of that article is how she was the one that changed Michael Scott’s hair which is a pretty pivotal detail. His entire oeuvre changed after the Season 1 hairstyle was gone.

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