07/11/2013 07:32 am ET

9 Sexy British Actors Who Make Us Swoon


Whether it's their wit, accent or floppy hair (think Hugh Grant in "Notting Hill"), British men are ridiculously sexy. Who can forget Colin Firth as the successful, albeit slightly awkward, Mark Darcy in "Bridget Jones's Diary"? Or Sean Connery in, well, just about everything?

Although there are loads of hot younger British actors coming on to the scene -- people like Henry Cavill and Idris Elba, to name just two -- it's the post 50 celebs we continue to swoon over the most.

Take a look at nine of the sexiest British actors age 50 or older. And tell us what you think. Did we leave anyone out? Let us know in comments.

The 9 Sexiest British Actors Who Make Us Swoon