But his movie career never really took off

Despite being one of the best-looking and most recognizable men on the planet, Bratt's career as a leading man proved to be more successful on the small screen than the all-important big one.

Indeed, despite the successful year he had in 2000, Bratt would go on to star in a number of movies that were either too low-key (2005's Thumbsucker) or just down-right bad (Abandon (2002); Catwoman (2004). Very quickly, it seemed, Bratt didn't appear to have the chops to make it as a bonafide movie star.

Of course, it probably didn't help that, at the time, he was dating arguably the most famous movie star of that era …