5 Hot actors over 40

Like fine wine, some of our favorite hot actors only get more delectable with age. Here are few of our favorites — along with their own quotable quotes about hitting middle age.

Brad Pitt on set of World War Z

1. Brad Pitt

Age: 47
Quotable quote about aging: “One thing sucks: Your face kind of goes. Your body’s not quite working the same,” Pitt told Details about hitting 40. We think his body and face look just fine!

Johnny Depp with glasses

2. Johnny Depp

Age: 48
Quotable quote about aging: “It’s amazing when you get to a certain age, and you talk about sleep in the same way you spoke about inebriates 20 or 25 years before,” Depp told Vanity Fair. ” ‘Man, I got eight hours last night—it was fantastic …’ Happily, I haven’t found golf yet, but I’m sure that’s just around the corner.”

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Celebrity bachelor George Clooney

3. George Clooney

Age: 50
Quotable quote about aging: “I’m literally aging before your faces. I’m not vain, though,” he told German publication Sueddeutsche Zeitung. “I welcome it, the aging. Otherwise I would have colored my hair by now. Of course, I’m not offered the role of the romantic hero that often anymore, but at my age I get to do more and more character roles.”

Denzel in black suit

4. Denzel Washington

Age: 56

Quotable quote about aging: Washington talked to Oprah in 2008 about being named the first black Sexiest Man Alive back in 1996. When she asked him if that changed his life, this is what he said: “Nothing changed. It still hasn’t. I don’t walk around like I’m the sexiest man alive. Then what happens—do you stop being sexy 365 days later? Don’t get me wrong: It’s nice. But I don’t buy into it. It’s another label.”

Gerard Butler at premiere

5. Gerard Butler

Age: 41

Quotable quote about aging: He told Men’s Journal he’s a (mostly) reformed bad boy: “I think I get laid less now than I used to, because I’m way more paranoid now – look at f-cking Tiger Woods! I mean, I’m nowhere near as naughty as I used to be, partly because I did a lot of that when I was drinking.”