The first of many 'model-turned-actors' on our list, Channing Tatum is about as square-jawed, y'all American boy-next-door as they come.
After breaking through the ranks of the showbiz elite as a back-up dancer in Ricky Martin's 'She Bangs' music video, Tatum turned his considerable acting talent to a number of Abercrombie & Fitch shoots.
His first breakout role came in 2006's She's The Man as the piece of totty who the gender-confused Amanda Byne is after. From there he stretched his 'look pretty and move one foot in front of the other' range to Step Up and Fighting.
2015's Darwin/Oscar Award goes to…..
Oscar: To be fair, he proved he could at least walk and talk without a cheesy grin in A Guide to Recognising Your Saints, and a small role in Michael Mann's Public Enemies hinted that maybe it's the roles that he's offered that are holding him back.