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Top 10 Most Popular, Handsome, Hottest, and Sexiest Hollywood Actors

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10. Robert Downey Jr.

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Known as Tony Stark in Iron Man and Sherlock in Sherlock Holmes

Fun facts:

  • Born April 4, 1965
  • Included in People magazine's annual list of Sexiest Men Alive in 2009.
  • He attended the Perry House School in Chelsea and studied classical ballet at the age of 10.
  • He was labeled as the Sexiest Lawyer by People Magazine in 2000 for his role in "Ally McBeal" (1997-2002).
  • He can play piano, bass, and drums. He has been playing the former instrument since age 12.
  • Originally has a surname of Elias, but his father changed it to Downey, a family name of his stepfather.

9. Brad Pitt

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Popular for his remarkable role as Achilles in Troy and John Smith in Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Fun facts:

  • Born on December 18, 1963
  • Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1996).
  • Banned from entering China because of his role in Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  • During his high school days, he was a member of the golf, swim and tennis teams.
  • He dropped out of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
  • Tore his Achilles tendon during the production of Troy (2004), in which he plays, ironically, Achilles.

8. Orlando Bloom

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He is known as the handsome elf named Legolas in the Lord of the Rings and Will Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean

Fun facts:

  • Chosen as the sexiest male movie star by Empire magazine (2004).
  • Chosen as Teen People magazine's #1 Hottie for the October 2004 issue.
  • He speaks French fluently.
  • During the filming for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), he fell off his horse and broke one of his ribs.
  • Because of his role as Legolas, he made archery a very popular sport in the United Kingdom. Many youngsters saw him with a bow in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and decided to join archery schools.
  • Has a son with Miranda Kerr, named Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom.

7. Keanu Reeves

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Known for his role as Officer Jack Traven in the movie Speed and as Thomas Anderson in the sci-fi movie, The Matrix

Fun facts:

  • Born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.
  • Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (ranked #17, August 1995).
  • He attended four high schools in a span of five years and even got expelled once.
  • When he was about 17 or 18, he decided he wanted to pursue acting professionally. He dropped out of high school, never earning a high school diploma, and pursued his dream.
  • He loves ballroom dancing.
  • He is also a motorcycle enthusiast and has recently started manufacturing his own bikes, Arch Motorcycle Company.

6. Zac Efron

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Popular for his performance in High School Musical

Fun facts:

  • Born October 18, 1987
  • Ranked #15 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25'.
  • In 2008, he was ranked #2 on TV Guide Top 10 Teen Star Countdown.
  • With the popularity of High School Musical (2006), he had to change his phone number after getting numerous calls from fans.
  • He is a big fan of comic books and manga, including Death Note, Bleach, Naruto, Dragonball Z and Shonen Jump.
  • His most prized possession is his autographed baseball collection.

5. Ian Somerhalder

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Known for his role as Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries

Fun facts:

  • Born December 8, 1978
  • Named one of the 'sexiest men' in Glamour's "50 Sexiest Men of 2010" list.
  • He likes reading, music, yoga and traveling.
  • He began modeling at age 10. He modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Versace and Guess.
  • He didn't graduate high school because he traveled to Europe to pursue his modeling career.
  • If he hadn't become an actor, he would have chosen a career in marine biology, writing, or advertising.

4. Matt Damon

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Known for his starring roles as Jason Bourne in the Bourne movies

Fun facts:

  • Born October 8, 1970
  • Chosen as one of "the 50 Most beautiful people in the world" by People magazine (1998).
  • He dropped out of Harvard 12 credits short of graduating to pursue his acting career.
  • Named "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine in 2007.
  • He is a father of three to his wife Luciana Barroso.
  • He has English and Scottish ancestry on his father's side, and Finnish and Swedish ancestry on his mother's side.
  • He learned how to play piano for the film The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999).

3. Leonardo DiCaprio

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Best known for his role as Jack Dawson in the movie Titanic

Fun facts:

  • Chosen by People Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1998).
  • He was considered for the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man (2002), which went to his childhood friend, Tobey Maguire.
  • When he was a child, his favorite films were Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Watership Down (1978), and Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971).
  • His Titanic co-star Kate Winslet considers him the best actor of his generation.
  • He is an environmental conservationist and often advocates and supports natural causes.

2. Robert Pattinson

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Known for his role as Edward Cullen in Twilight Series and Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Fun facts:

  • Born on May 13,1986
  • Ranked the #1 Sexiest Man in 2011 by Glamour.
  • He plays both the guitar and piano. He began taking piano lessons at age three, and classical guitar at five.
  • He beat 3,000 people to play Edward Cullen in the movie Twilight (2008).
  • He is scared of horses (Equinophobia). When shooting for the film Water for Elephants, he admitted, "I had to get knocked down by a horse. That was terrifying. It was just one split second but (it was) a fully grown stallion - I'm kind of relatively scared of horses as well"

1. Johnny Depp

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Loved by many for his remarkable roles such as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward in Edward Scissorhands, and Benjamin Barker in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Fun facts:

  • Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" (#1).
  • Chosen by People (USA) Magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
  • Voted Empire's (UK) Sexiest Male Movie Star of All Time.
  • He dropped out of high school at age 16 to pursue a career as a musician.
  • When he was a child, he was allergic to chocolate.
  • His performance as Edward in Edward Scissorhands (1990) is ranked #22 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).
  • He is good friends with actress Helena Bonham Carter, partner of his best friend Tim Burton.

Comments

YK on November 28, 2016:

I sometimes think Robert Pattinson is really a vampire.

DanielleS on September 25, 2016:

I didnt know johnny depp is allergic to chocolate! Haha and he played wonka how funny

Helenalee on September 25, 2016:

Robert pattinson is a masterpiece he's the best i love him

A. on September 25, 2016:

I used to like brad pitt because of his perfrct chemistry with angelina but im just sad about what happened i didn't think they will divorce

Mare-sensei (author) on September 14, 2016:

Thanks for voting :)

Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on September 13, 2016:

Of course I selected my favorite actor, Johnny Depp. The cougar in me also wanted to select Zac Efron, he certainly is a cutie. :)

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