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Jason Statham, Tom Hardy: Britain's MANLIEST stars!

August 19, 2014 18:51 IST

Jason Statham, Tom Hardy: Britain's MANLIEST stars!

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Take a look at the five celebrities the English think are the hunkiest of all.

Forty seven-year-old former swimming champion and action star Jason Statham has been named the manliest star in Britain through a national vote.

Beating worthy contenders, the star of hits like the Transporter franchise and Expendables 3, Statham earned an impressive 24 per cent of the votes.

Click through the slideshow to see which other names feature on this coveted list!


Image: Jason Statham in Transporter


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2. Ray Winstone

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Veteran actor Ray Winstone, 57, largely known for his 'tough guy' roles like in his 1979 film Scum and television show Robin of Sherwood, took up the second spot.

He raked in 18 per cent of the votes.


Image: Ray Winstone
Photographs: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

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3. Tom Hardy

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The Dark Knight Rises super villain Tom Hardy, 36, rounds off the top three with 10 per cent of the votes in his favour.


Image: Tom Hardy
Photographs: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images
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4. David Beckham

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Former football star David Beckham figures at number four with eight per cent votes.


Image: David Beckham
Photographs: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For Nickelodeon

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4. Gerard Butler

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The Ugly Truth actor Gerard Butler ties with David Beckham for the fourth spot with the same number of votes to his credit.


Image: Gerard Butler
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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6. Idris Elba

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The hunky Idris Elba, who we saw last year in the acclaimed Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, is at number six with seven per cent of the votes.


Image: Idris Elba
Photographs: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

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7. Danny Dyer

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English actor Danny Dyer, 37, finds himself quite high up in this list with five per cent of the votes and the seventh spot.


Image: Danny Dyer
Photographs: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

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8. Billy Connelly

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Billy Connelly, Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor laughs all the way to the eighth spot on this list with five per cent of the votes.


Image: Billy Connelly
Photographs: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

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9. Colin Farrell

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Irish actor Colin Farrell, who recently appeared in Saving Mr Banks, sat number nine with three per cent of the votes.


Image: Colin Farrell
Photographs: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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9. Manu Tuilagi

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Samoan professional rugby union player Manu Tuilagi ties with Farrell with three per cent of votes.


Image: Manu Tuilagi
Photographs: David Rogers/Getty Images

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