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2011 Sexiest Man Alive Favorites

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JOSH CHARLES

"I'm not interested in playing a character and having him be called 'likable,'" Charles, who plays enigmatic lawyer Will Gardner on The Good Wife, tells EW. It's precisely that mystique that has made the 39-year-old actor so irresistible to Julianna Margulies's character, Alicia – and to audiences who tune in Sundays to the hit CBS drama.