Past and present: People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Published On: Nov 15 2011 02:26:00 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 18 2015 08:11:33 AM CST

David Beckham was named People's "Sexiest Man Alive." Take a look back at some of the past winners.

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1996: Denzel Washington became the first and only African-American to be named "Sexiest Man Alive," in 1996.

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