My Top 30 Male Celebrity Crushes; Old and New + When

by DJOfRadioGallifrey | created - 15 Jun 2011 | updated - 15 Jul 2015 | Public

They're not actually in any particular order. My tastes change every few years, along with the fandoms they come from.

I also mention the moment...what they were in to make me crush on them. Some are old crushes- like before I reached puberty.

1. Colin Morgan

Actor | Legend

Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish film, television, theater and radio actor who attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the 'Denis Rooney Associates Cup' for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and ...

I've watched Merlin from when it first aired, and adored the show. But strangely enough I didn't start to crush on it's star until series 2. Then looking back on series 1, I thought...'I must be crazy not to have noticed how adorkable this guy is!'

2. Misha Collins

Actor | Supernatural

Misha Collins is an American actor best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the TV series Supernatural (2005). He has had recurring roles on ER and 24, and has guest-starred on NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI, CSI:NY, Monk and Charmed. On the big screen, Misha is most known for his role in a ...

I have the other guys of Supnat on my list, but he tops because soon as he made his entrance...BOOM = Pregnant.

3. Bradley James

Actor | Underworld: Blood Wars

British-American actor, Bradley James, won his first role on the BBC pilot Dis/Connected. Show creators were so impressed with his work that they would go on to cast him as the young King Arthur in the hit show Merlin (2008) which aired on BBC & NBC. Of the eventual cast, James was the only cast ...

He is alright, funny...handsome. But I don't dream of him. That's why Colin Morgan is my number 1.

The moment I thought he was hot...series 2; sweet dreams.

4. Michael Dorman

Actor | Daybreakers

Michael Dorman was born on April 26, 1981 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Daybreakers (2009), Patriot (2015) and Triangle (2009).

I crushed on him when I first watch Daybreakers and he smiled...OMG.

5. Ryan Kelley

Actor | Mean Creek

Ryan Kelley was born on August 31, 1986 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA as Ryan Jonathan Kelley. He is an actor, known for Mean Creek (2004), Prayers for Bobby (2009) and Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009).

He's one of those actors that's been a child actor for a decade but I didn't notice him until 'Teen Wolf' as Officer Parrish in 2013/14. But the first time I saw him was in Mean creek- but I paid no atttention to him.

6. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

OMG- this man- I shall never recover- I discovered this man as Loki on tumblr- then I chose to watch Thor...and the rest is as they say history, Avengers was next.

7. Jared Padalecki

Actor | Supernatural

Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame...

I fell for this man on the first episode of 'Supernatural' which I started watching this year (2011).

8. Jensen Ackles

Actor | Supernatural

Jensen Ross Ackles, better known as simply Jensen Ackles, was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, to Donna Joan (Shaffer) and actor Alan Ackles. He has English, German, and Scottish ancestry. Jensen grew up in Richardson, Texas, together with his older brother, Joshua, and a younger sister, ...

This man took a lot longer for me to crush on. It was when Dean got turned into a vamp...it was like...BOOM! He is hot!.

9. Cillian Murphy

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...

The Bad guy in Red Eye. Beat Me with a stick.

10. Desmond Harrington

Actor | The Hole

Desmond Harrington was raised in the Bronx New York. Prior to acting Desmond attended Manhattan college briefly, worked as a laborer, landscaper, a cold caller at a brokerage firm, and finally a bartender in Manhattan, where a co-worker invited him to attend an acting class. Harrington landed his ...

You probably think...Dexter, right? WRONG!!!!!! I crushed on him when I watched the movie GhostShip this spurned a fanfiction I wrote.

11. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

Um Iron Man...then Sherlock Holmes...good choices, I knew then I had to watch all his movies, which is what I do with all my crushes.

12. Jake Abel

Actor | Love & Mercy

Jake Abel was born on November 18, 1987 in Canton, Ohio, USA as Jacob Allen Abel. He is an actor, known for Love & Mercy (2014), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) and Supernatural (2005). He has been married to Allie Wood since November 9, 2013.

Supernatural. Though it wasn't till series 5, when he returned...It was then that I realized the guy had something funky going on, I think it's the dark circles under his eyes.

13. Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor | The Imitation Game

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold ...

Didn't realize I fancied this dude till I started reading Sherlock fanfiction.

14. Vincent Ventresca

Actor | Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Vincent Ventresca was born on April 29, 1966 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Vincent Paul Gerard Ventresca. He is an actor and writer, known for Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997), The Invisible Man (2000) and Mammoth (2006). He has been married to Dianne Shiner since 1995. They have ...

An old crush, when I watched him in the invisible man, a short series which should have run longer.

15. Kiefer Sutherland

Actor | 24

Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led ...

Can't remember when I started to like this guy...I think it was the phonebooth...his voice..mmmm, then...flatliners?...then I watched 24. Then Young Guns. I had to watch everything.

If you want to see cuteness watch crazy moon.

My crush has faded slightly.

16. Jason Flemyng

Actor | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Jason Flemyng was born on September 25, 1966 in Putney, London, England as Jason Iain Flemyng. He is an actor, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998). He has been married to Elly Fairman since...

He is an old crush, I fancied him in The league of extraordinary gentleman as Jekyll, but I have moved on.

17. Martin Freeman

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Martin Freeman is an English actor, best known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010) and Lester Nygaard in the dark ...

He's a funny looking man, not my type...but ever since I watched Sherlock, he and his co star have grown on me.

I think I find him more adorkable than hot.

18. Arthur Darvill

Actor | Doctor Who

Thomas Arthur Darvill, known professionally as Arthur Darvill, is an English actor and musician. He is perhaps most recognized as Rory Williams, one of the Eleventh Doctor's companions in Doctor Who (2005), and as Rev. Paul Coates in Broadchurch (2013). In 2013-2014 he appeared in the lead role in ...

Yes I'm a doctor who fan, that's how I noticed this little cutie. Don't think because I chose him over Matt smith makes me a smith hater...I am not, he is an exceptional doctor, but Rory is oh so charmingly awkward. I could marry this man.

19. Johnny Depp

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped ...

He's not really a crush, I fancied him last, while girls at school discussed him, I'd rather talk about Keira Knightley. He' a great Jack Sparrow but I didn't fancy him in the pirate get-up, how strange?

I then went back to older movies with him in and crushed big time, chocolat...sleepy hollow.

20. Leonardo DiCaprio

Actor | Inception

Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...

I think my mum assumed I fancied him, because other girls my age were, so she got me a poster (1998)...and after a few weeks of staring at that...I developed the crush. The poster has since been replaced with a doctor who poster, and I have a smaller photo on my wall of him...but I should confirm I no longer fancy him.

21. Will Smith

Music_department | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden ...

I would like to kiss him on the cheek. I fancied this man when I watched him in Independence day. Though I was 6 at the time and hardly knew what a crush was.

22. Robert Patrick

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Robert Hammond Patrick Jr. was born on November 5, 1958 in Marietta, Georgia, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, the eldest of five children. He attended the Bowling Green State University in Ohio, but dropped out after he took a drama course and became interested in acting. After leaving college, he ...

Terminator 2; Judgement Day- need I say more. I watched it growing up, never really was drawn to him until approximately 2003 when I was rewatching the first couple before the release of Terminator 3.

He's aged quite rapidly over the past 15 years- so thank heavens he is immortalized in T2 and Fire in the sky.

23. Gabriel Byrne

Actor | The Usual Suspects

Byrne was the first of six children, born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a cooper and his mother a hospital worker. He was raised Catholic and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. He spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He later said, "I spent ...

Hmm odd enough, though he appeared in ghost ship with Desmond Harrington, I didn't fancy him until I rented End of Days...where he played the devil.

24. David Tennant

Actor | Doctor Who

One of Scotland's greatest ever actors, David Tennant has won almost universal acclaim from audiences, critics and fellow professionals for his outstanding and award-winning performances on stage and screen. He was born David John McDonald in West Lothian, Scotland, to Essdale Helen (McLeod) and ...

The Doctor...I was a late starter of doctor who, I began mid series 2, and he grew on me.

25. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...

It's such a pity he's gay, I'm outta his league, but it doesn't stop me from crushing on this gorgeous man.

I have his CD!!!

26. Hugh Jackman

Actor | Les Misérables

Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and producer. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters. He is best known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film ...

An early crush, I used to keep doodling pics of x-men.

27. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Hmmm what a lovely Androgynous man.

28. Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Actor | Watchmen

Jeffrey Dean Morgan endeared himself to audiences with his recurring role on ABC's smash hit series, Grey's Anatomy (2005). His dramatic arc as heart patient "Denny Duquette", who wins the heart of intern "Izzie Stevens" (Katherine Heigl) in a star-crossed romance, made him a universal fan favorite...

He kinda reminds me of Robert Downey jr, but tougher, and supernatural introduced me to this guy. But it was the end of series 1 when he got possessed I thought he was sexy as hell!

29. James Spader

Actor | The Blacklist

James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga ...

Stargate movie.

30. Kevin Bacon

Actor | Footloose

Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964.

Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. ...

Mmmm Footlose and Flatliners.