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Sci-fi hunks dominate Hot 100 sexiest men list

9dd7e092The Viacom-owned website,,  released a reader poll of its picks for the sexiest male celebrities of 2007. Most of the men listed either are primarily known from their science fiction  and fantasy roles or have ties to notable science fiction and fantasy roles.

For example, the No. 1 pick as hottest man is Jake Gyllenhaal, who was virtually unknown until his role int the trippy time-travel/alternate universe fantasy, Donnie Darko and three years later in The Day After Tomorrow. The full list follows (with their genre ties, if any, in parentheses):

AfterElton’s HOT 100

  1. Jake Gyllenhaal (Donnie Darko, The Day After Tomorrow)
  2. Chris Evans (The Human Torch: Fantastic 4, Sunshine)
  3. Daniel Craig (Casino Royale, Lara Croft)
  4. Gale Harold 
  5. Taye Diggs (Day Break)
  6. Ryan Reynolds (Blade:Trinity, Amityville Horror)
  7. Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Van Helsing, Kate & Leopold, The Fountain, Wolverine)
  8. T.R. Knight
  9. Ryan Phillippe
  10. John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who)
  11. Christian Bale (Reign of Fire, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight)
  12. Brad Pitt (12 Monkeys)
  13. Chris Meloni
  14. Robert Gant
  15. Patrick Wilson (Watchmen, The Phantom of the Opera)
  16. Mario Lopez
  17. Gael Garcia Bernal
  18. Ian Somerhalder (Lost, Smallville)
  19. Justin Timberlake
  20. Heath Ledger (Roar, The Dark Knight)
  21. Paul Rudd
  22. Jonathan Rhys Meyers
  23. Channing Tatum
  24. Ryan Gosling (Young Hercules)
  25. Jamie Bamber (Battlestar Galactica)
  26. Wentworth Miller (Underworld, Ghost Whisperer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer [first role])
  27. Tom Welling (Smallville)
  28. Shemar Moore (Birds of Prey)
  29. Eddie Cibrian (Invasion)
  30. David Boreanaz (Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  31. Chad Allen (Star Trek: TNG, Total Recall 2070, Charmed)
  32. Anderson Cooper
  33. Josh Duhamel (Transformers)
  34. Randy Harrison 
  35. Jensen Ackles (Supernatural)
  36. Cheyenne Jackson
  37. Jared Padalecki (Supernatural)
  38. Matthew McConnaughy (Contact, Reign of Fire)
  39. David Beckham
  40. Jason Statham
  41. Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes)
  42. Eric Mabius
  43. Jensen Atwood (Medium, Dante’s Cove)
  44. Eric Bana (Hulk, The Golden Compass, The Time Traveler’s Wife)
  45. Paul Walker (Pleasantville)
  46. Matthew Fox (Lost)
  47. Josh Holloway (Lost)
  48. Tyson Beckford
  49. Zachary Quinto (Heroes, Star Trek)
  50. Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean)
  51. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Dark Shadows, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
  52. Neil Patrick Harris (Starship Troopers)
  53. Ben McKenzie
  54. Gerard Butler (Dracula 2000, Lara Crift, Timeline, Phantom of the Opera, Beowulf & Grendel, 300, Nim’s Island)
  55. Clive Owen (King Arthur, Sin City, Children of Men, Sin City 2)
  56. Eric Dane (Charmed, X-Men: The Last Stand)
  57. Jeremy Piven
  58. Andy Roddick
  59. Jason Behr (Roswell)
  60. J.P. Calderon
  61. Johnny Depp (A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Astronaut’s Wife, Sleepy Hollow, From Hell, Pirates of the Caribbean, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd, Sin City 2, Sin City 3)
  62. Keanu Reeves (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Little Buddha, Johnny Mnemonic, The Devil’s Advocate, The Matrix, The Matric Reloaded, Matrix Revolutions, Constantine, A Scanner Darkly, The Lake House)
  63. Matthew Rhys (The Lost World)
  64. Christopher Gorham (Odyssey 5, Jake 2.0)
  65. LL Cool J (Toys, Rollerball)
  66. Adam Levine
  67. Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes)
  68. Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, Crusade, Star Trek: Voyager, Angel, Spider-Man 2)
  69. Thomas Roberts
  70. Kevin Zegers
  71. Cristiano Ronaldo
  72. Wilson Cruz (Supernova)
  73. Alexandre Despatie
  74. Timothy Olyphant (Dreamcatcher)
  75. Jake Shears
  76. Matt Damon (Dogma, The Brother’s Grimm)
  77. Jay Hernandez (Grindhouse)
  78. John Krasinski
  79. Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Robots, The Island)
  80. Enrique Iglesias
  81. B.D. Wong
  82. Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Near Dark)
  83. Peter Sarsgaard (The Skeleton Key)
  84. John Amaechi
  85. Jesse Bradford
  86. Peter Paige
  87. Jesse L. Martin
  88. Brady Quinn
  89. Billy Campbell (4400, The Rocketeer, Star Trek: TNG)
  90. Jeremy Bloom
  91. Ben Browder (Farscape, Stargate SG1)
  92. George Clooney (From Dusk Till Dawn, Batman & Robin, Solaris)
  93. Tom Ford
  94. Cillian Murphy (28 Days Later, Batman Begins, Sunshine, The Dark Knight, Telepathy)
  95. Sufjan Stevens
  96. Darryl Stephens
  97. James Purefoy
  98. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, Doom, Get Smart)
  99. Seth Green (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Austin Powers, Angel)
  100. Zach Braff

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David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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