Fans have rushed to social media to praise Paul Judd as ‘better loooking than ever’ after he won People’s Sexiest Man Alive title this week – and pictures prove he’s barely aged since hitting our screen three decades ago.The actor became a household name as Cher’s unlikely heart-throb in 1995 hit Clueless, playing Alicia Silverstone’s awkward ex-stepbrother Josh Lucas, aged just 26.And this week the Hollywood star, 52, won People’s Sexiest Man Alive title, reigniting the much debated topic of how he manages to look so young.The father-of-two has barely aged since making his screen debut as a fresh-faced 22-year-old in a 1991 Nintendo advert, before starring in 1992 drama series Sisters, where he played a supporting role as aspiring filmmaker Kirby Quimby.Showing off an almost line-free face as he appears on the cover of People magazine with the hashtag #crushforlife, Paul looks almost identical to when he hit our screens three decades ago.Ageless: Paul Rudd made his acting debut aged 23 in 1992 drama series Sisters, where he played a supporting role as aspiring filmmaker Kirby Quimby (left) and looks almost unchanged, seen right, this year as he was crowned People’s ‘Sexiest man alive’ Paul Rudd became a household name as Cher’s unlikely heart-throb in 1995 hit Clueless, playing Alicia Silverstone’s awkward ex-stepbrother Josh Lucas, aged just 26 Paul Rudd, aged 29, and Jennifer Aniston at the premiere of the film Object of my Affection in 1998 Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd (right) are seen in 2005 hit The Forty Year-Old Virgin when Paul was 36 And while Tom Cruise, 59, sparked filler rumours when he appeared at a baseball game in San Francisco recently looking fuller-faced, Paul Rudd’s good looks appear to be all natural.In August Paul’s first Nintendo advert went viral, sparking wonder among fans that he had hardly aged since hitting our screens in 1991.
In the ad, Rudd plays classic video games on a giant screen, and shows Rudd an a pair of friends walking up to a seemingly abandoned drive-in movie theater, where Rudd slams a Nintendo cartridge into a console.He goes on to play F-Zero, Pilotwings, The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past, and SimCity as more show up to watch him play.Paul Rudd is seen in 2010 at the Signature Theatre Company’s Annual Gala, New York, aged 41 looking as young as ever With the addition of a beard and longer hair Paul still looks unchanged as he is seen at the ‘Admission’ film photocall in 2013 aged 43 In 2015 Paul starred in Ant-Man aged 45 and hardly looked a day older as when he first appeared in hit film Clueless in the nineties Commenting at the time, followers were amazed at how similar current-day Paul Rudd looks to how he did as a fresh-faced 22-year-old.
He doesn’t age, HE JUST GETS BETTER LOOKING, SOMEHOW,’ wrote one.’Happy 52nd Birthday, Paul Rudd!’ another wrote several months ago.
‘And to think you could shoot this commercial today and no one can tell the difference!!’ ‘Why’s Paul rudd look the same age then as now?’ asked a third.And this week, on accepting the acolade, the star showcased his signature sense of humour as he talked about the honor even admitting that he was going to get ‘so much grief’ from his friends.
Paul explained: ‘As they should.I would.I mean I’m going to lean into it hard.I’m going to own this.
I’m not going to try to be like “Oh, I’m so modest.” ‘I’m getting business cards made.But all of my friends will destroy me and I expect them to.And that’s why they’re my friends.’ One of Paul’s friends, actor and comedian Seth Rogen, did not give him grief but instead complimented his friend as he tweeted: ‘No arguments here.’ The father-of-two has barely aged since making his screen debut in a 1991 Nintendo advert Iconic: He’s pictured in a 1996 selfie with Reese Witherspoon The Clueless actor has big plans now that he has been giving the title including private events with his fellow iconic handsome men.
He explained: ‘I’m hoping now that I’ll finally be invited to some of those sexy dinners with Clooney and Pitt and [Michael] B Jordan.’And I figure I’ll be on a lot more yachts.I’m excited to expand my yachting life.
And I’ll probably try to get better at brooding in really soft light.I like to ponder.I think this is going to help me become more inward and mysterious.And I’m looking forward to that.’ Paul told People that the only person he told about the honor ahead of time was his wife of nearly 20 years Julie Yaeger.Of her response to the news he said: ‘She was stupefied.But you know she was very sweet about it.After some giggling and shock, she said “Oh, they got it right.” And that was very sweet.She was probably not telling the truth, but what’s she going to say?’ As he and Julie have two kids together – son Jack, 17, and daughter Darby, 12 – Paul said he considers himself a family man above all.
Fresh-faced Paul tours the Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park in June of this year, looking astonishingly young ‘When I think about myself, I think of myself as a husband and a father’: As he and Julie have two kids together – son Jack, 17, and daughter Darby, 12 – Paul said he considers himself a family man above all, the family are seen in July 2015.