Sexiest Man Alive 2014

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When Cooper, 37, earned the title of PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive last year, he thought he was being Punk'd. That modesty combined with box office appeal, good looks and fluency in French are reasons the Philly native remains one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors. Now dating Zoë Saldana, the Georgetown grad says, "[I] don't see myself as a ladies' man."