George Clooney: The Way You Want Him

As the actor turns 51, take a look back at how he earned the title of Sexiest Man Alive – twice!

BOOKER THE LOOKER

As the charming, handsome boss Booker on Roseanne's first season, Clooney romances sister Jackie (Laurie Metcalf). But behind the scenes, it was the show's star who had designs on the actor! Clooney tells PEOPLE Roseanne Barr approached him with the pickup line: "'You're really good looking, why don't you take me out behind the stage and make me stink.'"