'People's 23 'Most Beautiful' cover stars

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, April 13, 2011

17 of 23: 1996: Mel Gibson was fresh from his Oscar wins for Best Director and Best Picture for 'Braveheart,' when he was named People's 'Most Beautiful.' The actor was 40 years olf at the time. (Pictured: Mel Gibson appears in a still from his 1990 movie, 'Bird on a Wire.') (The Badham-Cohen Group)

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