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40 days 40 nights
Source: Universal Studios

Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:39 p.m. ET

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He was the hottest person alive at the turn of the century. It's his birthday, so let's reminisce about the good old days!

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Josh Hartnett

Josh Harnett 2
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I think the secret of Josh Hartnett is that he was attainably hot. He could have been your high-school sweetheart.

Josh Hartnett

Josh Harnett
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Or, given this look, perhaps your college sweetheart who brings you coffee during all-nighters.

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Josh Hartnett

Halloween H20
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His first major movie was Halloween: H20, in which he played poor Jamie Lee Curtis' son.

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Josh Hartnett

The Faculty
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Keeping a firm grasp on the horror genre, he then starred in the super creepy film The Faculty. Please rewatch this and look for Jon Stewart playing a possessed teacher.

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Josh Hartnett

The Virgin Suicides
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In Sofia Coppola's first film The Virgin Suicides, Josh played the dreamiest boy in school (who delivers the immortal line "You're a stone fox" to Kirsten Dunst).

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Josh Hartnett and Kirsten Dunst

Josh Harnett Kirsten Dunst Susan Surandon
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Speaking of Kirsten, he was spotted smooching his co-star years later. Kirsten Dunst has all the luck!

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Josh Hartnett Here on Earth

Here On Earth
Source: 20th Century Fox

He was part of a tragic love triangle in Here on Earth, a parallel film to A Walk to Remember.

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Josh Hartnett Othello

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Iago in Othello is supposed to be one of the most inexplicably evil characters in all of literature, but when played by Josh? Suddenly adorable and sympathetic.

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Josh Hartnett Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
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Wait, yet another love triangle! The fact that he was competing with Ben Affleck for a woman in Pearl Harbor goes to show what a huge star he was in 2001.

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Josh Hartnett 40 Days and 40 nights

40 days 40 nights
Source: Universal Studios

40 Day and 40 Nights had a fully ludicrous plot about Josh abstaining from sex for Lent, but we watched it because it was Josh talking about sex for 90 minutes.

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Josh Hartnett Wicker Park

Wicker Park
Source: Lakeshore Entertainment

Has he made a movie since Wicker Park in 2004? IMDb says yes but I don't buy it.

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Josh Hartnett and Rihanna

Josh Harnett Rihanna
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A much more innocent time—baby Josh and baby Rihanna, on TRL no less.

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Josh Hartnett Sophie Lie

Josh Hartnett Sophie Lie
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When Josh leaves the house now, it's often with beautiful girlfriends. He dated model Sophia Lie from 2009 to 2011 or so.

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Josh Hartnett Girlfriend

Josh Hartnett Tamsin Egerton
Source: SplashNews

He's now dating British model/actress Tamsin Egerton.

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