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The Hottest Men Over 40

Updated October 6, 2020 1.1m votes 45.6k voters 749.1k views138 items

List RulesVote up the most attractive male actors over 40 years old.

The hottest men in Hollywood? Turns out, the longer these hot older men are around, the more we like them! Like fine wine and your favorite pair of jeans, some things just get better with age. The sexiest celebs over 40 (who are still living) are definitive proof that not all guys peak in their 20s. They may be older, but these are certainly some of the best looking male actors.

Wasn't it just yesterday that we were lovingly scribbling about the handsome Ryan Phillippe in our notebooks? The boys of our dreams are now a bunch of good looking older men. Now, he and a bunch of other sexy, surprising actors (like Leonardo DiCaprio) are marching directly over the hill. But we still think these hot older guys are some of the sexiest men in Hollywood. There are hot actors in their 40s, like Ryan Reynolds, as well as hot middle aged men, like Brad Pitt. 

Who do you think are the hottest male celebs over 40? Be sure to vote up your favorite attractive older men, so they can take the top spots on our hot male actors over 40 list. 

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  • 5
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    Brad Pitt

    1963-12-18

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  • 6
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    Gerard Butler

    1969-11-13

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  • 7
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    Paul Rudd

    1969-04-06

    BirthplacePassaic, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • 8
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    Josh Duhamel

    1972-11-14

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  • 9
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    Keanu Reeves

    1964-09-02

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    Dwayne Johnson

    1972-05-02

    BirthplaceHayward, California, United States of America

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  • 12
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    Johnny Depp

    1963-06-09

    BirthplaceOwensboro, Kentucky, USA

    GenderMale

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  • 13
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    George Clooney

    1961-05-06

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  • 14
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    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany

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  • 15
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    Shemar Moore

    1970-04-20

    BirthplaceOakland, California, USA

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  • 16
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    John Stamos

    1963-08-19

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  • 17
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    Jude Law

    1972-12-29

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  • 18
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    James Marsden

    1973-09-18

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  • 20
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    Idris Elba

    1972-09-06

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    Mark Ruffalo

    1967-11-22

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    Christian Bale

    1974-01-30

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    Mark Wahlberg

    1971-06-05

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    Jason Statham

    1967-07-26

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