Katie Holmes has been named one of the sexiest women of the millennium.

Tom Cruise's ex-wife won a place in GQ's list for a movie role she took when she was still playing Joey Potter in TV hit Dawson's Creek.

Katie's brief role, shedding her clothes in the supernatural 2000 murder thriller The Gift, was named Hottest Scene In A Movie by the magazine.

The actress is ranked one of the sexiest women of the millennium, alongside stars such as Beyonce, Mila Kunis, Eva Mendes, Audrey Tautou and Halle Berry.

Britney Spears is also among the 60 people to make the list from the last 13 years for, "when she was snake-cradling-sexpot crazy at the Video Music Awards, not bald-headed crazy", GQ said.