Fifty Shades of Grey fans are anxious to see which handsome actor will play the role of Christian Grey — Ryan Gosling, Ian Somerhalder, Matt Bomer are among the fan favorites. But our readers gave suggestions for yet another important role: Christian Grey's father, the sophisticated, charming, and charitable Carrick Grey. From George Clooney, Richard Gere, and Daniel Craig, here's who they proposed to play the strong but gentle man behind the Grey household. Who would you pick?
Richard Gere, 63
"I can't think of anyone better suited to play Christian's dad," wrote Shirley B. "He is sophisticated, silver, and his eyes are kind."
George Clooney, 51
"Because of his premature grey, he looks refined, like Carrick," wrote Jill Ann.
Pierce Brosnan, 59
"He is so elegant, he's perfect," wrote Jane L.
Mark Harmon, 61
"I remember him as handsome Dr. Robert Caldwell on St. Elsewhere. Love him!" wrote Betty L. "He has a calm and powerful presence."
Harrison Ford, 70
"He is strong and decisive… and caring!" said Liz J.
Bruce Willis, 57
"He's strong, and also a dad. I can see him as the charitable man behind the Grey family," wrote Connie B.
Kevin Costner, 57
"He's mature enough now. I will see him in anything!" said Janet.
Daniel Craig, 44
"No one is as elegant," said Paloma D.
Jon Hamm, 41
"All he needs is a little silver in his hair," said Delores.
Hugh Laurie, 53
"Yes, he is the one!" wrote Caryn.
Rob Lowe, 49
"If Ian Somerhalder is Christian Grey, Rob would be a perfect older match!" said Jeannie M.