We Found Them: 21 Stars Who Look Hotter Now Than They Did When They Were Younger

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It defies all logic.

Whoa: these stars look hotter today than they did when they were younger. In Hollywood, there is always someone younger and hungrier coming up behind you. Stars are forever paranoid about getting older and being replaced by a newer model, but none of the people in this slideshow should worry about such matters. We found celebrities who defy the odds and actually look better today than they did when they were younger. Don't believe us? Consider X-Files beauty Gillian Anderson, who went from cute to a siren over decades on the show. George Clooney looked like a typical '80s hottie when he and his mullet starred on The Facts of Life, but would anyone prefer that Clooney to today's silver fox? Angela Bassett looked interchangeable with other actresses when she started in the business, but today she is 100% glamour goddess. The same goes for Jennifer Lopez, Julianne Moore, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Connelly and Susan Sarandon. Then there are guys such as Jerry O'Connell, Justin Timberlake, Jon Hamm, Idris Elba, Paul Rudd, John Stamos and Dylan McDermott who look hunkier now than they did years ago.

The enduring thought process in the entertainment business is that youth is sexier, but we beg to differ. You can't argue with proof like this! Read on... Get Started