20 Heartthrobs from the Golden Age of Hollywood
The heartthrob is not a recent invention. Though many Justin Bieber and One Direction fans may think their crushes are the first in existence, crush-worthy famous people are a phenomenon that dates back to Hollywood’s golden age.
Silent film star Rudolph Valentino, for example, is considered by some to be one of Hollywood’s first heartthrobs.
From Cary Grant to Sophia Loren to Doris Day, here are 20 swoon-worthy stars from Hollywood’s golden years.