Because he was and still is one of the most attractive men I know about. And yes, of course you can do nothing about the body and face you are born with. But you most certainly can treasure it or ruin it. One can only look at other well known stars of his generation to realize the difference. Nobody can look like that at 61 without embracing a healthy life style. He really is an example for everybody growing older.
An no, the above is not the most important reason why I adore (= admire, love, etc. etc. etc.) Bruce Springsteen! It was just the first one to pop into my head when I thought of starting this series of posts. And remember that I am a romance writer – beautiful heroes are my business!