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

MATT DAMON

When pal (and former Sexiest Man Alive) George Clooney heard that Damon had popped the question to nonceleb Luciana Barroso, he exclaimed: "Can you believe it? He's settling down. Another one bites the dust." But for the actor, 35, it's all about keeping it real: He's already bought a house in Miami so his future stepdaughter, Alexia, 7, can go to school there.



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