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Hunks in History

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Carine
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
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Postby Carine » Tue September 9th, 2008, 1:13 pm

I certainly with all of you and for me can be added James Read (= George Hazard in the series North and South - books by John Jakes)

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Tue September 9th, 2008, 1:45 pm

"Carine" wrote:I certainly with all of you and for me can be added James Read (= George Hazard in the series North and South - books by John Jakes)

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Ooooh. Patrick is so young there.

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Leyland
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Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Tue September 9th, 2008, 2:14 pm

Awwww, that's the Red Dawn and Dirty Dancing Patrick, too!

Another hunk for me is Terence Stamp as Captain Troy in Far from the Madding Crowd. So very gallant and skilled with a blade. His scene at Fanny Robbins' grave is so heartwrenching.
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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Tue September 9th, 2008, 3:57 pm

Oh man! How, how, how could I have forgotten George Hazard as played by James Read??????????? I don't usually go gaga over actors but that soldier could have stormed my fortress any day!

And Richard Armitage does have the certain smoldering something. The "look back" line in N&S is just...beyond description and that last scene? :eek: I've yet to see anything more intense than that on film.

EC is it really so weird to have a thing for one of your characters? Maybe a lot of us do. I have a weakness for one of mine and he's not even a good guy. He has that dangerous air about him. Of course it doesn't hurt that in my mind he's played alternately by George Clooney and Sam Neill. ;)

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Carine
Compulsive Reader
Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium
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Postby Carine » Tue September 9th, 2008, 5:28 pm

"LoveHistory" wrote:Oh man! How, how, how could I have forgotten George Hazard as played by James Read??????????? I don't usually go gaga over actors but that soldier could have stormed my fortress any day!


LOL and giggles - EXACTLY MY THOUGHTS !! :D

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LCW
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Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Tue September 9th, 2008, 5:33 pm

Jaimie Fraser from the Outlander books is my top hero of all time! Sigh, he was just so perfect!!

And Sir William Marshall was quite the hunk too, at least how he was portrayed in The Greatest Knight by EC.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue September 9th, 2008, 5:34 pm

"LoveHistory" wrote:EC is it really so weird to have a thing for one of your characters? Maybe a lot of us do. I have a weakness for one of mine and he's not even a good guy. He has that dangerous air about him. Of course it doesn't hurt that in my mind he's played alternately by George Clooney and Sam Neill. ;)


Mmmm Sam Neill, sigh! Though lately he has shown his age a bit, but I prefer to remember as the Sam in "Jurassic Park" that made me go "Who is that!?" and playing a spy in ""Reilly: Ace of Spies".

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LCW
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Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Tue September 9th, 2008, 5:37 pm

This may be a bit off topic but it is about a hunk! Do any of you watch "Dirty Jobs" on the Discovery channel? I think the host, Mike Rowe, is just about the hottest guy I've ever seen. He's intelligent, funny, witty, and smokin' hot! Sigh! I wonder if he's gay or taken???
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My pile of books is a mile high.

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I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Tue September 9th, 2008, 10:31 pm

"1lila1" wrote:This may be a bit off topic but it is about a hunk! Do any of you watch "Dirty Jobs" on the Discovery channel? I think the host, Mike Rowe, is just about the hottest guy I've ever seen. He's intelligent, funny, witty, and smokin' hot! Sigh! I wonder if he's gay or taken???


My husband likes to watch that show and so I've seen him and you're right - especially when he's really dirty! :D

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Tue September 9th, 2008, 10:34 pm

The whole cast of North and South was pretty good looking. Parker Stevenson who played a younger Hazard (Billy I think) had a certain charm as well.
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