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14 Ridiculously Hot Actors From Classic Hollywood Movies

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1. Gary Cooper

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That level of hotness existed back then?!

See him in: High Noon (1952), Meet John Doe (1941), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Sergeant York (1941).

2. Gregory Peck

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Atticus Finch? More like Atticus FOX.

See him in: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Roman Holiday (1953), The Omen (1976), The Guns of Navarone (1961).


3. Errol Flynn

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He really is Robin Hood: He shot an arrow right through my heart.

See him in: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Captain Blood (1935), The Sea Hawk (1940), Objective, Burma! (1945)

4. William Holden

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This is a man. This is what a man looks like.

See him in: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Sunset Boulevard (1950), The Wild Bunch (1969), Network (1970).

5. Spencer Tracy

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Dat jacket. Ammirite, ladies?

See him in: Captains Courageous (1937), Boys Town (1938), Judgment at Nuremburg (1961), Inherit the Wind (1960).

6. James Stewart

You've probably already seen pics of Jimmy Stewart (or at least know someone who does a good impression of him), but oh well. Gorgeous.

See him in: Rear Window (1954), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Vertigo (1958), Anatomy of a Murder (1959).

7. Leslie Howard

Is it just me, or does he look a lot like Hiddles? (Tom Hiddleston, for those yet to be converted.)

See him in: Gone With the Wind (1939), Pygmalion (1938), The Petrified Forest (1936), Of Human Bondage (1934).


8. Henry Fonda

"Oh hay girl. I'm just casually being smoking hot."

See him in: Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), 12 Angry Men (1957), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Deputy (1959).

9. Anthony Quinn

Go ahead, keep up that smolder. I won't melt into a puddle on the floor or anything.

See him in: La Strada (1954), Zorba the Greek (1964), The Guns of Navarone (1961), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

10. Sidney Poitier

To Sir, with lots of love.

See him in: In the Heat of the Night (1967), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Lilies of the Field (1963), To Sir, With Love (1967).

11. Tony Curtis

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Some like it hot, indeed.

See him in: The Great Race (1965), Sweet Smell of Success (1957), The Defiant Ones (1958), Some Like it Hot (1959).

12. Christopher Plummer

No "beautiful men" list is complete without him.

See him in: The Sound of Music (1965), Oedipus the King (1968), Battle of Britain (1969), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975).

13. Basil Rathbone

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Or, as my grandfather calls him, "Razzle Bathroom." Am I seeing serious shades of Gene Wilder?

See him in: Every classic Sherlock Holmes film.

14. George Sanders

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Yes. Just... Yes.

See him in: All About Eve (1950), Rebecca (1940), The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945). (And hear him in Disney's The Jungle Book as Shere Khan!)

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