We all have our lists of favorites! We’ve named the sexiest, the most talented, and even the best dressed! Today we’re listing the most handsome men – and just to change things up a little, they must all be over age 55!
After much deliberation … we’ve come up with 10 men that are not only nice to look at, they are also talented and charming. We’ve followed their careers in the spotlight and all of them are as handsome and charismatic today as they were in the early years of stage and screen.
- Kevin Bacon (born July 8, 1958)
From Animal House to X-men and his new series, The Following, 55 year-old Kevin Bacon’s chiseled good looks give him believability as the good guy or the villain. He’s not only a brilliant actor, he is one half of the Bacon Brothers duo singing folk-rock with his brother and Emmy winning composer Michael Bacon.
- Andy Garcia (born April 12, 1956)
Fifty-seven year old Andy Garcia was born in Havana Cuba, moved to Miami as a child and after college to Hollywood to pursue acting. In 1980 he joined an improvisational group at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles where he was discovered to play a gang member in the Hill Street Blues pilot. His first big movie was The Untouchables and he was named by Empire magazine as one of the top 100 Sexiest Stars in film history!
- Denzel Washington (born December 28, 1954)
As a no-nonsense handsome hero, a producer or a director, Denzell Washington draws acclaim regardless of his role. Now 58, he just seems to get better looking with age! It’s not surprising he was ranked by Empire magazine among the top 100 sexiest male stars in film history!
- John Travolta (born February 18, 1954)
From Welcome Back Kotter and Pulp Fiction, to Face-Off and even Hairspray, John Travolta is definitely versatile at an actor! We love him for his good looks, charm and talent and for his influence as a humanitarian.
- Pierce Brosnan (born May 16, 1953)
Pierce Brosnan now age 60, played a stunningly handsome James Bond and Remington Steel – it’s no surprise he was named by People Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world!
- Sam Elliott (born August 9, 1944)
With his lanky physique and sexy deep voice, the 69 year-old Sam Elliott is always the classic, not to mention handsome, cowboy. He is known for a long list of westerns including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Shadow Riders, Yellow Rose and he added a western flair with his role as the caretaker, to 2007 film Ghost Rider!
- Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942)
Some men get better with age and Harrison Ford is one! He was adorable as Hans Solo in Star Wars, captivating as Indiana Jones and convincing as president in Air Force one. From the 60s to present day, Harrison Ford has attracted audiences with his talent and charisma. Empire magazine places him 33rd in their top 100 stars list – as if we needed confirmation that Ford will be sexy forever!
- James Brolin (born July 18, 1940)
He started acting more than five decades ago and we remember James Brolin best as Dr. Steven Kiley from Marcus Welby MD. While charming in the early years, he’s completely captivating even today, at age 73!
- Patrick Stewart (born July 13, 1940)
Patrick Stewart is doing a great job at making 70 sexy! Before Star Trek the Next Generation, Stewart was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and an accomplished theatre actor. In Sept 2013 at age 73, Stewart married sweetheart Sunny Ozell – way to go captain!
- Al Pacino (born April 25, 1940)
In the Godfather as well as in Scarface, Al Pacino makes a convincing gangster. But for his role in Scent of a Woman, he won the Academy Award for best actor. In 1997, Pacino ranked fourth in Empire (UK) magazine’s top 100 stars of all time – and right up there with talented, he’s still gorgeous at age 73!
Written by Alice Lucette
Guest post written by Alice Lucette who is a blogger from Canada and is a writer for SeniorsZen.com – a free resource for finding local retirement housing in Canada. Image by thecanonrattman of Flickr.