13 Times Richard Gere Proved He Was A Total Heartthrob

You would think being called the "Sexiest Man Alive" is pretty flattering. But for Richard Gere, none of that ever really made sense. The dreamy actor was given the title of "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1999, but he still doesn't believe that it is particularly true. Gere has said that ''At no time in my life have I ever felt like a sex symbol. It's an illusion."Paramount PicturesHe did consent to being a part of the article though, so at least he gets that we think he is a total heartthrob. Gere really made a name for himself as