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Offspring Richard Davies unrecognisable on True Story

He's the heart-throb actor and fan favourite on the hit Channel Ten drama Offspring.

Although you'll be forgiven for not recognising Richard Davies in an upcoming episode of True Story With Hamish & Andy with the 34-year-old 'grotting up' to take on the role of Col.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Richard said he relished the chance to dress down for his upcoming stint on the popular comedy series.

Guess who: Offspring star Richard Davies (left) looks unrecognisable as Col in an upcoming episode of True Story With Hamish & Andy. Pictured left is actor Damien Garvey

Guess who: Offspring star Richard Davies (left) looks unrecognisable as Col in an upcoming episode of True Story With Hamish & Andy. Pictured left is actor Damien Garvey

'It was fun to grot myself up - sting my eyes up a bit, darken my teeth and put grit through my hair,' he said.

Richard looks unrecognisable with his flaxen locks parted in the middle and hanging in oily strands behind his ears while his pearly whites take on a yellowish hue.

He also sports a tribal tattoo on his shoulder and what appears to be a hunting knife on his belt.

Richard told the publication that Hamish and Andy gave the actor free reign with the character.

Playtime: 'It was fun to grot myself up - sting my eyes up a bit, darken my teeth and put grit through my hair,' he told the Daily Telegraph

Playtime: 'It was fun to grot myself up - sting my eyes up a bit, darken my teeth and put grit through

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