Sexiest Man Alive 2014

The Women Behind Hollywood's Sexy Men

From movie execs to model moms, meet the equally sexy halves of Robert Downey Jr., Patrick Dempsey and more

SUSAN DOWNEY

Robert Downey Jr. credits wife Susan, a Hollywood producer whom he met on the set of 2003's Gothika, with helping him stay sober and stage a career comeback. "I really don't want to thank my wife, because I could be bussing tables at the Daily Grill right now, if not for her," he joked in his 2010 Golden Globes acceptance speech, a year before the couple announced they're expecting their first child.