Los Angeles Times

2012: Best celebrities

4. Channing Tatum Despite our (and everyone's) guilty pleasure "Step Up," we've always been on the fence about Channing Tatum. Until now. "21 Jump Street" proved the guy has deft comedic skill (really) and "Magic Mike" was a fun yet serious breakout role for People's Sexiest Man Alive. Sure, rom-com "The Vow" was pretty much unwatchable, but which rom-com isn't these days? Getty