In the realm of Hunchback we know that Quasimodo will (or should) be ugly and deformed and Esmeralda should be pretty, these are truth in in the novel, they have set looks. Frollo, while he does have a set look in the novel and is supposed to have an austere harsh look gets a wide variety of looks in the movies. So today we’re are going to look at some Frollo’s various hair styles.
Frollo’s hair in the book is balding. he had tuff of ugly gray hair on the side which give him a natural tonsure. Movie never go for this look
Jehan 1923 Hunchback of Notre Dame Brandon Hurst
In the 1923 we have two Frollo, Pious Claude and Jerk Jehan. Jehan has black hair that goes to ears and he also seen wearing a bowler-like hat. Claude has sepia color. He has a receding hair line.
Jehan Frollo, Sir Cedric Hardwicke 1939 Hunchback of Notre Dame
In the 1939 version we again have Pious Claude and Jerk Jehan. Jehan has black hair that is a straight cut across his forehead. He has lock that curl on the side his face. Claude has white hair and he wears a bishop hat.
Frollo (Alain Cuny), 1956 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
In the 1956 version, Frollo has a full-head of brown hair. He keeps it short.
Kenneth Haigh as Frollo 1977 Hunchback of Notre Dame
In the 1977, Frollo has the brown hair with a straight bang line.
Derek Jacobi as Frollo, 1982 Hunchback of Notre Dame
In the 1982, Frollo hair at is at it’s most stupid. It’s a blond bowl cut.
Frollo singing Hellfire Disney Hunchback of Notre Dame
In the Disney version, Frollo has the same cut of 1939 Jehan but with gray hair. His bangs cut straight along the center of his forehead and then it recedes.
Richard Harris as Frollo
In the 1997, he is bald.
Daniel Lavoie as Frollo Notre Dame de Paris
In original Notre Dame de Paris version, he has very short brown hair.
Richard Berry as Frollo 1999 Quasimodo d’el Paris
In the 1999 parody version, Quasimodo d’El Paris, he has short black hair with long thin sideburns.
Frollo’s look in the movies (and musicals) are very different than the novel but they seem based Frollo’s look on the past movies than on the novel.