who wore hair that long usually tended to tend it with appropriate
His was a mangy mop of frizzy tan-to-sandy-brown locks usually tied in some semblance of a ponytail.
At first blush, one who saw Dean would be either afraid of him or just plain suspicious; he looked so bedraggled as to even evoke pity or some spare change.
In a very real sense, he was a Greenwich Village or Haight-Ashbury '60's throwback .
In addition to his hippy-ish appearance, he also looked aged well beyond his years, with deep lines etching his bone-dry facial skin.