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!

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In a crisp, open-necked white shirt and a tailored black suit, Clooney defines sexy at the 2007 premiere of Ocean's Thirteen, which costarred that year's Sexiest Man Alive, Matt Damon. "In the event that he can't serve, the former Sexiest Man can take over, so if he slips up, I'm ready to take back the crown," Clooney jokes to PEOPLE.