Male celeb special: the years have been kind
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Hugh Laurie, Dr House

Hugh Laurie, Dr House

Then: Constantly on our TV screens in the 80s in comedies such as Jeeves & Wooster and Blackadder, we were so busy laughing, we never saw Hugh's potential sex appeal.

Fast forward to the mid-Noughties and the role of Dr Gregory House has seen Hugh emerge as a nice bit of crumpet. Once described by America's Entertainment Weekly as “the thinking woman’s sex symbol”, we really didn't see that one coming!

Hugh Laurie © Sipa

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