This list doesn't consist of the typical pretty boys with matinee idol looks, i.e. Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Jude Law etc. These are the men with a certain charisma and charm that is hard to put into words.
Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the University of Minnesota and began performing as Bob Dylan at clubs in Minneapolis and St...
“ A musical genius with an intelligence that's impossible to describe, a charisma that's impossible to ignore and a talent that's impossible to measure, even in his 70s. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Stephen Rea was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He attended Belfast High School and the Queen's University, where he studied English. He later trained at the Abbey Theatre School in Dublin. In 1970s, he acted in the Focus Company in Dublin with the talented Gabriel Byrne
and Colm Meaney
. After several stage...
“ He has the sexiest accent, the cutest puppy dog eyes and a sensitivity that bleeds through all his acting roles. Loved him in movies like "The Crying Game", "Angie", "Still Crazy", "Citizen X" and "Guinevere". ” - Cosmic_Cre
Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at a factory. He had English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Alan had an older brother David, a younger brother Michael and a younger sister Sheila. When Alan was 8 years old...
“ He was so good at playing bad. The man was the epitome of sexy cool. May this talented gentleman rest in paradise. :'( ” - Cosmic_Cre
“ This man is crazy, sexy and cool! Those lips, those clothes, that swagger, his flirtatious ways!! OMFG!! LOVE HIM! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon. At school, he gained 'O'-levels in English Language and English Literature and enjoyed reading...
“ Groovy British actor with a great singing voice. Hear it in "Love Actually" and "Still Crazy". ” - Cosmic_Cre
Timothy James Curry was born on April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, Cheshire, England. His mother, Maura Patricia (Langmead), was a school secretary, and his father, James Curry, was a Methodist Royal Navy chaplain. Curry studied Drama and English at Birmingham University, from which he graduated with Combined Honors...
“ Dr. Frank N' Furter... need I say more? ” - Cosmic_Cre
Robert Knepper, the son of a veterinarian, was born in Fremont, Ohio, and was raised in Maumee (near Toledo). When he was growing up, his mother worked in the props department for the community theater, and because of her involvement, he became interested in acting. Robert began his career in theater in his hometown before majoring in theater at Northwestern University...
“ I've been attracted to him ever since he was in this low budget 80s movie called "Wild Thing". He had your typical pretty boy looks back then. He looks more rugged and sinister nowadays(mainly due to the creepy characters he's playing now), but he's just as hot as he ever was! :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. He has Swedish, Danish, Scottish, and English ancestry. Since 1973, Englund has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda...
“ Been a huge fan of "A Nightmare on Elm St." since the beginning and out of the make-up, he is so handsome! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After graduating he secured his breakthrough role in Local Hero
“ This was the actor who separated the real Doctor Who fans from the posers. Yeah, it's easy to fall for the Doctor when he looks like David Tennant or Matt Smith, but I fell just as hard for him as the Doctor because of what he brought to the role. :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Hugo Wallace Weaving was born on April 4, 1960 in Nigeria, to English parents Anne (Lennard), a tour guide and teacher, and Wallace Weaving, a seismologist. Hugo has an older brother, Simon, and a younger sister, Anna, who both also live and work in Australia. During his early childhood, the Weaving family spent most of their time traveling between Nigeria...
“ This is an actor that has always made being sinister really sexy. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents (from Andalucía) who moved to North Africa to seek work. His father was a linotypist. Reno settled in France at 17. He began studying drama and has credits in French television and theater as well as films. His first two marriages both ended in divorce...
“ His sensitive and heartfelt portrayal as Leon in "The Professional" made me a fan for life! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry. Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen...
“ I practically grew up with his movies! Transylvania 6-5000, The Fly, Earth Girls Are Easy, etc. and he's been delicious in all of them! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series...
“ This handsome and remarkable actor has the amazing ability to make you look past his small stature to the passionate soul he is. :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Geoffrey Roy Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
“ A sweet, talented actor and very down-to-earth. The love scene he did with Salma Hayek in "Frida" was lovely. :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Character actor Brad Dourif was born Bradford Claude Dourif on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton (Bradford) and Jean Henri Dourif, a French-born art collector who owned and operated a dye factory. His father died when Dourif was three years old, after which his mother married Bill Campbell...
“ Just an absolutely talented character actor that I feel doesn't get the recognition he truly deserves. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller
's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
“ I've known about Robert for years, but since getting into the show, Once Upon A Time, I've absolutely fallen in love with his portrayal of the evil yet yearning for love, Rumpelstiltskin and his character's relationship with Belle from Beauty and the Beast(Rumple is the Beast in her tale). His and Emilie de Ravin's chemistry is just magical! :D <3 ” - Cosmic_Cre
A tall, wavy-haired US actor with a deep, resonant voice, Clancy Brown has proved himself a versatile performer with first-class contributions to theater, feature films, television series and even animation. Clarence J. Brown III was born in 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, to Joyce Helen (Eldridge), a concert pianist...
“ A talented actor that falls into the cool+creepy=sexy category. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Alan Cumming was born on January 27, 1965, in Aberfeldy, Scotland, to Mary (Darling), an insurance company secretary, and Alex Cumming. His family lived nearby in Dunkeld, where his father was a forester for Atholl Estate. The family (including his brother, Tom) moved to Fassfern near Fort William, before moving to the east coast of Scotland in 1969...
“ Love him in all his roles, especially as Nightcrawler in "X2". A genuine sweetheart! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine's joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago's Second City's Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in "The National Lampoon Show" with other Second City graduates including John Belushi
“ When I was younger, I was (and still am) a HUGE Ghostbusters fan! I was too in love with Egon Spengler and swore I was going to marry him! I'm still having trouble accepting that he's gone now. A huge piece of my childhood died with him. May his beautiful and talented soul rest in paradise. :'( ” - Cosmic_Cre
Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions. Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, Bertram "Bert" Perlman...
“ Love love LOVED him as Vincent from "Beauty and the Beast" and as Hellboy! Oddly attractive! :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
“ I've always been a fan of his brand of humor and it makes him sexy in his own kind of way. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Billy Connolly was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. He left school to work in the shipyards becoming a welder and joined the Territorial Army (in the parachute regiment) at around the same time. He developed an interest in folk music, eventually becoming an accomplished banjo player and a member of the band Humblebums with Gerry Rafferty
(later of Baker Street fame)...
“ Love funny men and think he's one of the funniest! Funny=Sexy in my book! ” - Cosmic_Cre
“ Another brilliant character actor that falls into the cool+creepy=sexy catagory. ” - Cosmic_Cre
“ David was sexy in a rustic, old world kind of way. May he rest in peace. :( ” - Cosmic_Cre
Peter Stormare was born in Arbrå, Gävleborgs län, Sweden, to Gunhild (Holm) and Karl Ingvar Storm. He began his acting career at the Royal National Theatre of Sweden, performing for eleven years. In 1990 he became the Associate Artistic Director at the Tokyo Globe Theatre and directed productions of many Shakespeare plays...
“ Another one to add to my cool+creepy=sexy category. He has an imposing presence whether he's the Devil(Constantine) or an Italian mob boss(Prison Break). He's hard to ignore and that's unbelievably hot! :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he quit when his editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working...
“ A very sophisticated and talented actor that still manages to have a sense of humor. ” - Cosmic_Cre
Such is the mythology that has sprung up around Bruce Robinson's first film, the openly autobiographical Withnail & I
, that it's often hard to separate fact from fiction. But the facts appear to be these: trained as an actor at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, he got off to a good early...
“ Cool, he finally put his picture up! :D I was blown away by him and his writing in "Withnail and I", "In Dreams" and his acting in "Still Crazy"(the latter two also starring Stephen Rea)! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd born 9 October 1979 is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd. O'Dowd created and is starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy. He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls and starred in the television series Family Tree...
“ To me, his sensitive portrayal of Officer Rhodes was my favorite part of "Bridesmaids". Just the sweetest guy! :D ” - Cosmic_Cre
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Canada, Frewer attended the same Peterborough, Ontario area high school as his PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
co-star Barclay Hope
. He trained for the stage in England, spending several years in such varied UK productions as "The Glass Menagerie", "Bent" and "A Comedy of Errors"...
“ I've watched him for many years and have always loved him as a character actor and as someone not so bad looking at all! ;) ” - Cosmic_Cre
English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of an insurance broker and his wife. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he was 11 years old, his grandmother heard a radio appeal for people under four feet tall to appear in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
“ He's an actor I've been a huge fan of for a number of years who is actually very handsome if I do say so myself. ;) ” - Cosmic_Cre
Phil Fondacaro started his career in 1981 when a casting call went out for "little people" for the feature film Under the Rainbow
. This was the beginning of a career that is still going strong to this day. From that time he has worked in every genre. including drama, comedy, horror and animation. Phil has worked in films with directors such as Robert Zemeckis
(The Polar Express
“ Just like Warwick, I've been following his career for a long time. A very talented actor and a very handsome one too! ” - Cosmic_Cre
Joey Ramone was born Jeffry Hyman and the lead singer of the four-member punk-rock band the Ramones. The band started in Queens, New York, in 1974, when, as he said, "The only thing that you heard on the radio was disco." By 1976, the band became a major force in the evolution of rock-n-roll; they have...
“ I wish he had a picture up. Okay, Joey wasn't the most attractive guy around but I loved his stage presence and his music. In my honest opinion, he was giving off his own brand of sexy and I still miss him to this day. :`( ” - Cosmic_Cre