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Richard Gere, 1999

It was a good year for Richard Gere when he became the first two-time sexiest winner and had his handprint ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in 1999. And while the Pretty Woman heartthrob would star with Julia Roberts again in Runaway Bride that year, he'd probably consider his charity work and meeting with the Dalai Lama among his highlights. A major supporter of AIDS awareness and global peace initiatives, Richard also created the Gere Foundation India Trust in 1999 to establish humanitarian programs in India. We think that's sexy!

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