Why He Made The Cut: He was the man every chick wanted, and every dude wanted to be.

Denzel was not just a man, in the '90s, he was the man. In the same way dudes like Ryan Gosling get fawned over, that was Washington at his prime. Managing to project a nice demeanor while performing in some of the roles that would come to define his career, Washington not only embodied '90s style, he was in a lot of the decade's greatest films.