Sexiest Man Alive 2014

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See the 2012 Sexiest Man Alive – and get a first look at the other hot honorees in PEOPLE's annual special issue


Seventeen years after starring as Cher's lovable stepbrother in Clueless, Rudd is as funny as ever in comedies like Knocked Up, I Love You, Man and, now, This Is 40. But with success comes magazine profiles in which friends of the low-key actor reveal embarrassing moments, like how he "always liked to get naked" during his University of Kansas days. "I'm no Harvey Keitel or anything," Rudd, 43, told EW, "but over the course of the last 20 years, there's a chance that maybe once or twice I have gotten naked for a cheap laugh."