Brad Pitt turns 51 on Thursday! From his early days as a criminal cowboy in 1991's Thelma and Louise to his starring roles in Fight Club, Ocean's Eleven, World War Z, and Fury, Brad has conquered the movie industry and is — and likely always will be — one of the sexiest stars in the universe. In addition to being an accomplished actor, he's also a devoted dad; Brad and his new wife Angelina Jolie have six adorable children to call their own.
When it comes to looks, though, Brad is the total package. We're celebrating his milestone birthday with a look back at that steely gaze, sexy smirk, and perfectly tousled mane. Keep reading to see 51 examples of Brad Pitt's epic, lifelong hotness.