All-Time Sexiest Men

From Mel Gibson to Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington, check out 20 years of PEOPLE's Sexiest Men and vote on your favorite. By Serena Kappes

George Clooney: 1997

That mischievous grin, that salt-and-pepper hair – "If George went one more click on the handsome dial, he would swing it all the way back to ugly again," pal Karen Duffy said of the actor, then balancing ER and such movies as Batman & Robin.