Robert Pattinson, Brad Pitt And More Overnight Sex Symbols

Thursday, Oct 1, 2009

Brad Pitt
For years, he had been a pretty face making commercials and bad movies — then, the little-known actor took off his shirt in “Thelma & Louise,” displayed a six-pack for the ages, and became Brad Pitt. Unfortunately, Pitt wasted a good number of years as the best-known star in the world whose movies never seemed to make money (“The Devil’s Own,” “Seven Years in Tibet”), but over the last few years (“Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” “Inglourious Basterds”) his star status has finally translated to big box-office bucks and more than a few classic films.