Stud of the Year: John Hawkes

He played a creepy meth addict in Winter’s Bone and a creepy cult leader in Martha Marcy May Marlene, but in The Sessions—the feel-good polio comedy of the year—gangly, craggy character actor John Hawkes plays a man immobilized from the neck down and desperate to lose his virginity and, in the process, reinvents himself as a charming leading man.