2005's Sexiest Men Alive

It's a feast for the eyes: 14 of PEOPLE's sexiest men of the year, including cover star Matthew McConaughey, Patrick Dempsey and more

PATRICK DEMPSEY

The alluring star of Grey's Anatomy may have lustrous hair, but he has to work hard for it. "It's my biggest asset and my biggest flaw," Dempsey, 39, says. "It takes hours to look like it hasn't been studied." And he puts just as much effort into his body. "I'm almost 40. I go to the gym as much as possible."