Just to have a name from my parents’ generation to serve as a reference point. That would be the group born in the 1900-1920 range.
Perhaps the counterpart from the next 20-year period might be Steve McQueen, might be somebody else.
The 1940-1960 period representative could be somebody like George Clooney.
But who of the younger leading-man types in the 40-50 year old range can compare favorably to Burt?
Do them by decade if you prefer, but help determine the star power of the younger generations.
Also, don’t leave out the ladies!