These men are not only talented but also attractive. Their career were at the peak of the Golden Age of Hollywood, however, they have still been icons, and has inspired passion even after they’ve gone.
Here below is a list of 15 sexiest men of Old Hollywood.
1. Paul Newman.
Paul Newman (1925-2008) was an American actor, film director, and producer who won and was nominated for numerous awards, winning an Oscar for his performance in the 1986 film The Color of Money, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many others.
2. Gene Kelly.
Gene Kelly (1912-1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen.
Kelly received an Academy Honorary Award in 1952 for his career achievements. He later received lifetime achievement awards in the Kennedy Center Honors (1982), and from the Screen Actors Guild and American Film Institute. In 1999, the American Film Institute also ranked him as the 15th greatest male screen legend of Classic Hollywood Cinema.
3. Tyrone Power.
Tyrone Power (1919-1958) was an American film, stage and radio actor. From the 1930s to the 1950s, Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads.
Though largely a matinee idol in the 1930s and early 1940s and known for his striking looks, Power starred in films in a number of genres, from drama to light comedy. In the 1950s he began placing limits on the number of films he would make in order to devote more time for theater productions. He received his biggest accolades as a stage actor in John Brown’s Body and Mister Roberts. Power died from a heart attack at the age of 44.
For Power’s contribution to motion pictures, he was honored in 1960 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that can be found at 6747 Hollywood Blvd. He is the 21st most popular male film star of all time.
4. Montgomery Clift.
Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was an American actor. He was one of the original method actors in Hollywood; and one of the first actors to be invited to study in the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan. Clift also executed a rare move by not signing a contract after arriving in Hollywood, only doing so after his first two films were a success. This was described as “a power differential that would go on to structure the star-studio relationship for the next 40 years”.
Clift received four Oscar nominations during his career: three for Best Actor and one for Best Supporting Actor. His New York Times obituary said he was known for his portrayal of “moody, sensitive young men”.
5. Steve McQueen.
Steve McQueen (1930-1980) was an American actor. He was nicknamed “The King of Cool”, and his antihero persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s made him a top box-office draw during the 1960s and 1970s.
McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Cincinnati Kid, Love With the Proper Stranger, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon, as well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno.
In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world, although he did not act in films again for four years. McQueen was combative with directors and producers, but his popularity placed him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries.