The TV drama Nip/Tuck was created by Ryan Murphy and aired on cable network Fx between 2003 and 2010. It told the story of two high-living Beverly Hills plastic surgeons, Sean and Christian, and their high-end clients and sexual conquests. Although they were heterosexual and bedded plenty of women, the two had a big-time bromance going on between them, and a homoerotic vibe characterized the series.
Enter Mario Lopez, who was introduced early in Season 4 (Sept. 19, 2006 to be exact). He played a recurring character, a plastic surgeon, Mike Hamoui, with a killer body. Christian encountered Mike in the shower at the gym and couldn't keep his eyes off him, jealously ogling his beautiful butt and washboard abs. It's one of those scenes you want to watch over and over again. To watch it in its delectable entirety, double click here.
At the same time as this jaw dropping appearance, Lopez was also competing on Dancing with the Stars (he and his partner came in second). Nine years before his Nip/Tuck shower scene, he had another water-oriented acting role, portraying Olympic diver Greg Louganis in USA Network's movie Breaking the Surface. In this role he spent considerable screen time strutting around in a Speedo. And two years after Nip/Tuck, he made his Broadway debut in A Chorus Line, playing the part of Zach, the director (pictured, far right). It was reported that Lopez demanded more form fitting clothing, especially since hunky Nick Adams, who played the assistant director, got to wear tank tops that showed off his great physique.