Sexy comes in all shapes, sizes, colors and attitudes. This list contains my personal picks of the sexiest men ever to grace the big and small screens.
"Dad was a true Westerner, and I take after him", Gary Cooper told people who wanted to know more about his life before Hollywood. Dad was Charles Henry Cooper, who left his native England at 19, became a lawyer and later a Montana State Supreme Court justice. In 1906, when Gary was 5, his dad bought the Seven-Bar-Nine...
“ A talented actor with a wide range of roles on his resume, Cooper is as classic American handsome as you can get. A very humble man his warmth and charisma shine in all of his films. Check him out in one of his early films "Today We Live" he was so handsome and sexy, and his voice...it melts you. ” - jbarnes-10
Born Spangler Arlington Brugh, Robert Taylor began displaying a diversity of talents in his youth on the plains of Nebraska. At Beatrice High School, he was a standout track athlete, but also showed a talent for using his voice, winning several oratory awards. He was a musician and played the cello in the school orchestra...
“ Described by many as the prettiest man they had ever met, the handsome actor had a long and successful career as a leading man from the 1930's to 1950's. One actor said "Taylor had the most beautiful eye lashes and eyes, he could melt any woman and almost any man". Check him out in the Joan Crawford classic "The Gorgeous Hussy". ” - jbarnes-10
Dashing actor Cornel Wilde was born Kornel Lajos Weisz on October 13, 1912, in Prievidza, Hungary (now part of Slovakia), to a Jewish family. In 1920, he immigrated to New York City with his parents, Rayna (Vid) and Vojtech Béla Weisz, and elder sister, Edith. His family Americanized their names and Kornel took the name Cornelius Louis Wilde...
“ An avid sportsman, Cornel Wilde maintained a strict physical fitness regiment his entire life, he bared all in his masterpiece film "The Naked Prey" In his sixties at the time, he looked 40. He had style, grace and was an Olympic level athlete as well as an accomplished director and producer. ” - jbarnes-10
American leading man of the 1940s and 1950s, Dana Andrews, was born Carver Dana Andrews on a farm by Collins, Covington County, Mississippi. He was the son of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. He was one of thirteen children, including actor Steve Forrest
. Andrews studied business administration at Sam Houston State Teachers College in Texas...
“ Dana Andrews was sex on a stick. In his heyday in the early forties, Andrew's every man persona and incredible physical condition makes him the kind of guy you wouldn't mind smacking you around because you know the make up sex will be unbelievable. Check him out in "Daisy Kenyon" or the noir classic "Laura". ” - jbarnes-10
Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a train accident when he was two...
“ Check out Mitchum's self produced "Thunder Road". He is at his utmost sexiness in that film. His son also stars in the film and looks just like his dad. Who wouldn't want to run moonshine and chain smoke all day with him! mmmmmm Daddy! ” - jbarnes-10
Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I." Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in Bristol would have been an ordinary lower-middle-class childhood...
“ What can I say...He's Cary Grant. Check him out in "The Awful Truth" and "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" two of my favorites where his comedic talents really shine. His roles became rather stale in later years where he basically was just playing himself, but his early films are great. ” - jbarnes-10
Kirk Douglas is an American actor, producer, director, and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s and 1960s...
“ What can I say about Kirk Douglas? I can say he was a stud! A mans man who had no fear, he stood up for what he believed in front and behind the camera. The sexual energy he produces is amazing. I get a tingle everytime I see one of his early movies. Check out his first starring role in "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers". ” - jbarnes-10
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier
in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in 1949...
“ Marlon in his prime "Street Car Named Desire" or "Guys and Dolls" a more prime piece of man you will never find. He revolutionized acting and set the stage for an entire generation of up and coming actors behind him. ” - jbarnes-10
Dreamy Tab Hunter stands out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime. Hunter was born Arthur Kelm on July 11...
“ All American boy Tab Hunter has enjoyed a career spanning almost 50 years. His respectful and caring personality only adds to his classic good looks, plus he is a pretty good actor, director and producer. ” - jbarnes-10
John Gavin, the American film and TV actor, businessman and diplomat who was Ronald Reagan
's first Ambassador to Mexico, was born John Anthony Golenor. The future "Jack" Gavin was a fifth generation Angeleno on the side of his father Herald, who was descended from the Golenor family of Spain. The Golenors were early landowners in Spanish California...
“ Hot Hot Hot describes John Gavin, actor, business man and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico under President Reagan. The sizzling hot actor was in "Psycho" and "Imitation of Life" he also had a successful TV career before he retired. mmmmm get me some of that! ” - jbarnes-10
Tony Franciosa was born Anthony Papaleo on October 25, 1928, in New York City. His parents divorced shortly after his birth, and he never really knew his father. After graduating high school, Franciosa's route to his acting career began on a serendipitous route: during a visit to a YMCA to take a free dance lesson...
“ Tony, Tony, Tony, check out Tony Franciosa's pics from when he was young, mmmmm sexy and classy, they don't make stars like him anymore. Check him out in "The Long Hot Summer" He also starred in a great tv series in the mid 80's "The Finder Of Lost Loves". It was a great, but short lived series where he went around finding people's lost loves and brought them back together. Just a useless bit of information for you ” - jbarnes-10
Paul Newman won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards. Despite being colorblind, he won several national championships as a driver in Sports Car Club of America road racing...
“ Paul is one of the most beautiful men God ever created. His eyes, his smile, awesome body and fantastic personality and professionalism make him one of the true male legends of Hollywood. Check him out in "The Long Hot Summer" you just want to find a hay loft and spend a cool autumn afternoon with him making out" mmmmmm baby. ” - jbarnes-10
He was the ultra-cool male film star of the 1960s, and rose from a troubled youth spent in reform schools to being the world's most popular actor. Over 25 years after his untimely death from mesothelioma in 1980, Steve McQueen is still considered hip and cool, and he endures as an icon of popular culture...
“ Steve McQueen was an A list actor, race car driver and stunt man. McQueen did it all going 200 miles an hour with four or five babes in tow. Those baby blues of his are only rivaled by Paul Neuman. Watch the original 1968 "The Thomas Crown Affair" you can't take your eyes off him. ” - jbarnes-10
Robert Conrad was a graduate of Northwestern University, spending his first few years out of school supporting himself and his family by driving a milk truck and singing in a Chicago cabaret. Conrad befriended up-and-coming actor Nick Adams during this period, and it was Adams who helped Conrad get his first Hollywood work in 1957...
“ Conrad starred as Jim West in the "Wild Wild West" tv series. In his early 30's at the time, Conrad's body was better then most professional athletes. Check him out in the film "Murph the Surf" he is in a swimsuit most of time! He also went shirtless in many episodies of WWW. Check out the series on DVD to see just how much sex appeal this man was generating in his prime. He also was a regular on the ABC "Battle of the Network Stars" shows in the 1970's. ” - jbarnes-10
“ Dark, handsome and exuding sex, James Farentino was mostly a TV actor. But check him out in "Dead and Buried" or "Her Alibi". He was a regular cast member on "Dynasty" and "Melrose Place". A weekend with him in a snowbound mountain cabin would have been soooo sweet. ” - jbarnes-10
Lean, angular-faced and authoritatively spoken lead / supporting actor Roy Scheider obviously never heard the old actor's axiom about "never appearing with kids or animals" lest they overshadow your performance. Breaking that rule did him no harm, though, as he achieved pop cult status by finding, fighting...
“ If you have not seen the cult classic "The Seven Ups" you need to rent it today! Not only is this one of the best cop films ever made, it stars pre Jaws Roy Scheider, one smoking hot NYC undercover detective who looks sooooo good in those tight 70's jeans he wears. If only NY was as seedy and wonderful now as it was back in 1974. ” - jbarnes-10
“ Nothing says 1970's hot like Paul Michael Glaser, The "Fiddler on the Roof" star hit the big time with Starsky and Hutch in the mid 70's. ” - jbarnes-10
“ Star of both the big and small screen, Anthony is the tough Italian anyone would want to share a plate of pasta with. Check him out in the film "He Said She Said" he was sooooo hot then...woof! and the movie is good too! ” - jbarnes-10
“ Check out "Labamba" the film that skyrocketed Lou to fame. This hottie has a huge list of hit films under his belt. Hit me baby one more time! ” - jbarnes-10
The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, a Peruvian Indian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco.
“ Smokin Hot pretty much sums up the smoldering Benjamin Bratt. The "Miss Congeniality" star can guard me anytime. ” - jbarnes-10
Daniel Dae Kim
Through the diversity of his roles on stage and screen, Daniel Dae Kim continues to expand our perceptions of the Asian-American man. In characters ranging from the King of Siam, a Shakespearean hero, a social worker for the Chicago needy, to a counter-terrorist agent, his work has consistently proven to transcend the historical barriers of race and stereotype...
“ Daniel is the only reason I watch "Hawaii Five O "and "Lost". Daniel has to be the hottest Asian man I have ever seen. Rockin Body, great voice, fantastic smile... he is sex on two legs, if they would just show him in a speedo on that show ” - jbarnes-10
was born in Zaragoza, Spain, and grew up in Lebanon, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. He attended Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida and Notre Dame University. While living in Illinois, Mark appeared in "Hello, Dolly" at the Looking Glass Playhouse. Before joining All My Children
in February 1995...
“ You just want to rip his clothes off, that is how hot Mark is. Married to Kelly Ripa, Mark's claim to fame is his soap career and some tv and movie roles. Check him out in "My Super Ex Girlfriend". ” - jbarnes-10