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

JOHN F. KENNEDY JR: 1988

Kennedy had soulful brown eyes and a sculpted physique, but he also had "a tremendous sense of duty," cousin Bobby Kennedy said of JFK Jr., an NYU law student when he was named Sexiest Man. The George editor was only 38 when he died with wife Carolyn Bessette in a 1999 plane crash.