The Sexiest Men Alive

George, Brad, Ashton – they're all here. Take a peek at 15 of PEOPLE'S hottest men of 2006

JAKE GYLLENHAAL

Age: 25
Status: Single
See Him In: The drama Zodiac (in '07)
Why He's Sexy: He took on a risky role in Brokeback Mountain because he believed in the film's message: "In the end, it's about how hard it is to love somebody, to really be intimate, to really let go and be open to that, no matter what the context."