15 Actors Who Went Through Extraordinary Transformations for a Role

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It takes a lot of skill and dedication for actors to transform into roles that are the complete opposites of what they are in real life. Makeup, prosthetics and graphics can help, but sometimes, actors go through emotional and drastic physical changes as well. Here is a list of such celebrities who pushed the boundaries of artistry and their craft.

1. Nicole Kidman in Destroyer

2. Jared Leto in Dallas Buyers Club and Chapter 27

3. Charlize Theron in Monster

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4. Tom Hardy in Capone

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5. Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots

6. Wagner Moura in Narcos

7. Cate Blanchett in Manifesto

8. Shailene Woodley in Adrift

9. Eric Bana in Star Trek

10. Halle Berry in Monster’s Ball

11. Nicolas Cage in Renfield

12. Jude Law in Peter Pan & Wendy

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13. Tom Hanks in Cast Away

14. Tilda Swinton in Snowpiercer

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15. Tom Cruise in Tropic Thunder

If you want to see more actor transformations, or if you’re interested to know behind-the-scenes tidbits about movie looks and costumes, we have them for you in the following articles:

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