I had a crazy crush on James Spader, probably because he looked like the archetypal WASP and was thus forbidden fruit. I don't know if it was the gorgeous blonde mane or the perfect nose, but I adored his looks. I'm thrilled he turned into a fine actor but dismayed that he's allowed his looks to fade, as we used to say. He's only 53 but looks a decade older.
No one talks about how enormously popular he is as an actor but I don't know of anyone who doesn't love James Spader. And his list of roles runs the gamut. He is without a doubt, one of my all time favs.