50 hottest men over 50


Whoever said that men are at their best at 30 was clearly wrong.

From the looks of it (and the looks of these handsome guys), 50 is not a bad place to be, especially if you get the chance to be with one of these older men!

1. Johnny Depp

Johnny dropped out of school at 15 to pursue his dream of being a rock star and ended up being a Hollywood favorite. Always the sexy and eccentric character, he remains one of our favorites.

Fun Fact: People magazine has twice named him the “Sexiest Man Alive.”

Brad Pitt

From vampire to spy, we’ve seen Brad Pitt act in a multitude of roles: he’s as versatile as he is handsome. He continues to win us over on and off screen, year after year.

Fun Fact: He has his pilot’s license.

George Clooney

As a well-established actor, producer and humanitarian, we know George is the complete package: not many men can claim to be among the “50 sexiest stars of all time” and the “most influential people in the world!”

Fun Fact: He has appeared on the covers of Vogue and Men’s Vogue.

4. Denzel Washington

He may not usually play roles with the best personalities, but we can be sure that any character Denzel adopts will be on fire. He’s been making us swoon since the 1980s, playing soldiers, doctors and everything in between.

Fun Fact: He and his wife have been married for more than 30 years.

5. Colin Firth

There’s nothing like a handsome man with an English accent to give us the knees. Whether he’s playing Mark Darcy or Mr. Darcy, he’s already won us over.

Fun Fact: He speaks Italian fluently.

6. Jeff Goldblum

There’s no denying that earth girls are easy when it comes to Jeff. He got his start in television and film in the 1970s, and has managed to keep us enthralled ever since.

Fun Fact: He played Bob’s brother, Minneapolis, on “Sesame Street.”

7. Christoph Waltz

Christoph usually plays rather sinister people, but we can’t help but fall in love with him when he appears on the big screen. He exudes a certain charm that makes us melt every time.

Fun Fact: Speaks three languages.

8. Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel is pretty impressive to look at, but we also have to admire his method acting talents. We’re not the only ones fawning over him, the queen knighted him for his services to the drama!

Fun Fact: He is the first three-time winner of the Best Actor Oscar.

9. Kevin Costner

Actor, director, musician, athlete, businessman and philanthropist: someone so handsome shouldn’t be allowed to excel at so many other things! Fortunately for Kevin, we’ll forgive him.

Fun Fact: Served as ceremonial Grand Marshal of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Auto Club 500.

10. John Stamos

We think this former Uncle Jesse would let us touch his hair if we asked nicely. Whether John plays everyone’s favorite bad relative or the dreamiest doctor in the ER, he’s charming.

Fun Fact: You have a lifetime pass to Disneyland.

11. Pierce Brosnan

The name is Brosnan. Pierce Brosnan. This Irish actor has been attracting attention since the 1980s, and it’s no wonder why – if only we could play Bond girls!

Fun Fact: He used his own voice to sing in “Mamma Mia”.

12. Richard Gere

Richard has become known not only as a leading man but also as a sex symbol. He can handle himself in any role, whether that means tackling a musical or a Nicholas Sparks adaptation.

Fun Fact: Attended college on a gymnastics scholarship.

13. Val Kilmer

A man who knows how to work both comedy and action is very desirable, so that explains why we’ve always liked Val so much. Plus, he saved Gotham, so we have to give him credit for that too.

Fun Fact: He holds an honorary doctorate in fine arts from William Woods University.

14. John Slattery

Somehow, John Slattery makes an alcoholic womanizer look really, really good. We love him on “Mad Men,” but we’ve haunted him since his days as Pvt. Dylan Leeds in 1988 – he only gets better with age!

Fun Fact: Originally wanted to become a baseball player.

15. Mark Harmon

He may have considered a career in advertising or law, but we’re so glad Mark decided to spend some time on screen. It makes it so much easier for us to drool over him.

Fun Fact: He was a two-year starting quarterback for the UCLA Bruins.

16. Alec Baldwin

Alec won our hearts on “The Doctors,” and has kept them throughout “30 Rock.” What’s not to love about a funny, passionate, and oh-so-fucking-handsome man?

Fun Fact: He has a cameo in Andy Samberg’s “Great Day” music video.

17. Antonio Banderas

Fun Fact: Express the voice of the bee in U.S. Nasonex commercials.

18. Jon Bon Jovi

Yes, his middle name might be Francis, but we can’t help but fall in love with Jon Bon Jovi over and over again. Many musicians fade into history, but both their looks and their music have only gotten better with time.

Fun Fact: His first professional recording is “R2-D2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas”.

19. Samuel L. Jackson

Good thing Samuel didn’t go into marine biology, or we would never have had a chance to appreciate his attractive self and his ability to control the screen. We don’t know anyone else who could swear so much and still make us swoon.

Fun Fact: He has appeared in more than 100 films.

20. Brian Williams

Brian got us interested in watching the news in 1981 and has made sure we knew what was going on in the world ever since. That smile? That jawline? They make the world look like a better place.

Fun Fact: He was the first (and only) news anchor to host SNL.

21. Viggo Mortensen

Viggo has not only kept our eyes glued to the screen for the past 30 years, but he also works as an author, painter and photographer. Those LotR fantasies can begin once again.

Fun Fact: Founded Perceval Press.

22. Rupert Everett

He gave his voice to Prince Charming, but we know Rupert looks the part too – he caught our eye in “Another Country” and we haven’t been able to take our eyes off him since!

Fun Fact: Provided backing vocals for Madonna.

23. Dylan McDermott

Whether he’s a lawyer on “The Practice” or a doctor on “American Horror Story,” Dylan has made our hearts flutter. He may have only been a finalist for GQ’s “Man of the Year,” but in our minds, he won.

Fun Fact: His first name is actually Mark.

24. Sean Bean

Sean plays powerful men and we can’t say we’re surprised. He’s had a certain power over us since before he took on the role of Richard Sharpe – we’d play Game of Thrones with him!

Fun Fact: He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Christopher Meloni

Christopher can’t go wrong. Whether he’s playing a detective or a sociopath, we can’t help but fall in love with him – he’s so passionate, so smart and so handsome!

Fun Fact: Won “Celebrity Jeopardy!” in 2006.

26. Eric McCormack

Eric is a star both on screen and on stage, and it’s that brilliance that sends us over the moon. We love him as much now as we did before he was Will on “Will and Grace.”

Fun Fact: He has dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship.

27. Lenny Kravitz

No one leaves us hungrier than this “Hunger Games” star. Lenny is a master of many trades, working as a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, actor, producer and arranger. How could we not love him?

Fun Fact: He wrote “Thinking of You” to honor his mother after her death.

28. Jon Stewart

He’s handsome, educated, funny and has been keeping us informed since the 1990s. We couldn’t help but fall head over heels in love with Jon, the news comedian. We’re glad we get to see him every day.

Fun Fact: He proposed to his wife with a personalized crossword puzzle.

29. Kevin Bacon

His debut in National Lampoon’s “Animal House” may not have given him the fame he was hoping for, but it gave us another actor to drool over. We haven’t stopped dreaming of getting loose with him.

Fun Fact: He is the subject of the “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” quiz game.

30. Damon Wayans

Damon knows that the way to a woman’s heart is through her stomach, that is, with a gut-wrenching laugh. He made us laugh in the early 1980s with his comedy, and he hasn’t stopped working his comedic magic.

Fun Fact : He was considered for The Riddler in “Batman Forever”.

31. Sean Penn

All it took was “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” to get Sean’s attention, but it’s his impressive acting career, his humanitarian efforts and his beautiful eyes that have won us over.

Fun Fact: He was married to Madonna.

32. Sean Connery

Not only has Sean played James Bond in seven different films, but he was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. It’s no wonder we were drawn to him from the start.

Fun Fact: In 1999, he was voted “Sexiest Man of the Century”.

33. Dennis Quaid

Dennis is known and respected for his ability to handle comedy and drama equally well. Well, for that and his famous smile. What can we say We like complete men!

Fun Fact: He is a five handicap golfer.

34. Gary Oldman

Gary has had a magical hold over us since long before the Harry Potter series. Whether he’s playing Sid Vicious or Sirius Black, we can’t help but smile at the handsome man on screen.

Fun Fact: He turned down the role of Sid Vicious twice before taking it on.

35. Bruce Willis

How do you make someone who looks like Bruce even more attractive? You ask him to do most of his own stunts. From the first Die Hard movie to the last one, we love him.

Fun Fact: His first name is actually Walter.

36. Tom Cruise

From “Risky Business” to “Oblivion,” we’ve been in love with Tom since day one. Even now, he’s as charming and handsome as the day we first saw him, well, on screen.

Fun Fact: He was named among the “100 Sexiest Stars in Movie History” by Empire.

37. Rick Springfield

Rick has everything going for him: the look, the sound, the accent! Over 30 years in the music business hasn’t taken away from his appeal. We’re sure Jessie’s girl liked him too.

Fun Fact: He wrote “Bruce” because people would mistake him for Bruce Springsteen.

38. Tom Selleck

Whether as private investigator Magnum Thomas or police chief Jesse Stone, we’ve always had a thing for Tom – no one can pull off the mustache like him!

Fun Fact: He was offered the role of Indiana Jones, but turned it down for “Magnum, PI.”

39. Hugh Grant

We love him as both the well-meaning good guy and the selfish bad guy. In his years as an actor, Hugh has only gotten better, constantly reminding us why we always knew we liked him.

Fun Fact: He funds The Fynvola Grant scholarship in memory of his mother.

40. Harrison Ford

Very few men could run with two of the biggest roles there are in film, Han Solo and Indiana Jones, but Harrison has managed to do it. He’s been acting since the 1960s and we still think he’s the best guy around.

Fun Fact: Became LifeScout.

41. Bruce Springsteen

He has been playing guitar since he was a teenager and has been tugging at our heartstrings for almost as long. His appearance is as timeless as the music he has brought us.

Fun fact: Barack Obama said he ran for president because he couldn’t be Bruce Springsteen.

42. Hugh Laurie

Hugh is a man of opportunity. When he got mono, he quit rowing and joined the drama club at his college. Now look at him: skilled, successful and as sexy as ever!

Fun Fact: Can play piano, drums, guitar, saxophone and harmonica.

43. David Duchovny

When you’re known for playing a guy named Fox, you have to be pretty vulpine. Fortunately for David, he’s slick, smart and incredibly cunning. “X-Files” may be over, but our love for him will never die.

Fun Fact: He earned a master’s degree in English literature from Yale.

44. John Corbett

Carrie may have given up on him, but we never did. John won us over at every turn, whether it was “Sex and the City” or “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.” There are some men you just can’t get enough of.

Fun Fact: Studied hairdressing for a year.

45. Chris Noth

From “Law and Order” to “Sex and the City,” Chris has proven that he gets better with age. We all wanted someone to take care of us and we all dreamed it would be him.

Fun Fact: A log cabin was built.

46. Ken Watanabe

Ken looks exactly the same now, jumping from one Hollywood blockbuster to another, as he did when we first saw him. He’s free to enter our dreams whenever he wants.

Fun Fact: He played trumpet throughout his childhood.

47. Tim Robbins

Tim’s smile stole our hearts in the 1980’s and he still refuses to give them back. It’s hard to hold a grudge against a man who can act, direct, produce and make beautiful music!

Fun Fact: Played college softball with John Cusack.

48. Tim Daly

Our love affair with Tim took off even earlier than when he starred in “Wings.” Whether he’s a doctor or a screenwriter, we can be sure he’ll bring a style to the character that no one else has.

Fun Fact: Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.

49. Henry Rollins

We listened to his music and went weak in the knees. We watched him on TV and swooned. Henry has a lot going for him: he’s funny, he’s successful and he’s still so beautiful.

Fun Fact: Served as a guest judge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

50. David Strathairn

We are very fortunate that David continues to take roles for screen and stage. With all that he brings to a role in addition to his good looks, we are not ready to stop seeing him so often.

Fun Fact: Studied at clown college and worked briefly as a clown.

And there you have it: the 50 hottest men over 50. Who knew there were so many famous silver foxes?


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