Burt Reynolds sparked a trend when he posed nude for Cosmopolitan in 1972. He blazed a trail for male nudity. Gentleman stars of his caliber posing nude was unprecedented at the time, but the world has become much more comfortable with seeing famous men naked over the years. (And thank God!) Now, naked stars are everywhere! Male celebrities show off their assets in magazines, movies, and advertisements all the time, and without nearly as much controversy Burt Reynolds faced.
If you have ever wondered which male celebrities have posed nude, this list has the answer. The following slideshow spotlights fifteen men in the public eye who have posed in some state of undress at some point in their lives. These brave guys threw caution to the wind and left very little to the imagination when they made the decision to shed their clothes for the camera.
Which of these famous naked men are you most shocked by? How about Arnold Schwarzenegger? Or former US Senator Scott Brown? Even Arrested Development's Tobias Funke David Cross got in on the hot male nude action.If you like seeing nude famous men (especially if they're naked celebrities), this is the list for you! Vote up the hot celebs you're glad to see sans shorts and vote down the guys who should have kept their clothes on!
Maroon Five front man and Voice judge Adam Levine opted to strip down for a good cause in 2011 when he posed for Cosmopolitan Magazine UK. His spread was in support of prostate cancer awareness.
Audiences first saw Christopher Atkins sporting nothing but his birthday suit in the film The Blue Lagoon. Two years later, in 1982, Atkins did a spread for Playgirl where he, once again, showed full frontal nudity, leaving nothing to the imagination.
In 1982, before he was a senatorial candidate, Scott Brown won Cosmopolitan Magazine's America's Sexiest Man contest. When he was elected to public office, he confessed that he did the spread when he was 22 and had been looking for a way to pay for law school.