2005's Sexiest Men Alive

It's a feast for the eyes: 14 of PEOPLE's sexiest men of the year, including cover star Matthew McConaughey, Patrick Dempsey and more

  • MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY photo | Matthew McConaughey

Credit: Cliff Watts

Updated: Tuesday Nov 15, 2005 | 09:00 AM EST


"I like the 'Alive' part," says McConaughey, 36, of being crowned PEOPLE's 20th Sexiest Man Alive. "Now I've made it. Wait until you see the roles I could take after this. You're going to see my gut hanging over, plus 22 (lbs.). It'll be a whole new kind of sexy!"

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