10 Actors Who Are Dedicated To Making The Best Movies Possible

Being a Hollywood star sounds like an amazing job. Actors are paid millions of dollars, become brand representatives, and have chances to bond with other famous people. Their lives in pink are the dreams of many people.
However, after the aurora, actors have to work hard or sometimes go to extremes for their art. Some actors have lost tons of weight, turned up on set while hammered, and wear make-up or uncomfortable prosthetics. Several even sold their possessions and isolate from society so that they can fully immerse into their character.
Below are actors who are ready to give their all to create a masterpiece, giving us unforgettable performances.

#1 Keanu Reeves lived on the street

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In “The Devil’s Advocate”, Reeves was in the role of a homeless man in a movie that didn’t end up getting released. The actor shared “The first night I bedded down was terrifying because I could hear people screaming in their sleep”.

#2 Anne Hathaway only ate oatmeal paste

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Anne Hathaway partook in a near-starvation diet to drop 25 pounds for her role as a poor factory worker in “Les Miserables”. She revealed eating two thin pieces of oatmeal paste a day.

#3 Leonardo DiCaprio ate raw bison liver

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Leonardo DiCaprio ate a raw bison liver on-screen during filming the movie “The Revenant”. The actor chose to eat a real faux bison liver instead of a fake one because he felt it might not look genuine.

#4 Natalie Portman trained for ballet 8 hours per day

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To prepare for the role in “Black Swan”, Natalie Portman trained for up to 8 hours a day with one day off per week under the strict guidance of a professional ballerina, Mary Helen Bowers.

#5 Brad Pitt chipped his teeth on purpose

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Brad Pitt acted a lot of confrontation and brawling scenes in “Fight Club”. The actor voluntarily went to a dentist to get his teeth broken. Once production on the film was done, his teeth were restored.

#6 Ashton Kutcher ate only fruit

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Ashton Kutcher decided to experience a strict diet, eating mostly fruit to fulfill his role in the 2013 biopic “Jobs”. He revealed that he drank carrot juice nonstop all day long.

#7 Adrien Brody gave up his home and sold his car

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Adrien Brody took method acting for the role of Władysław Szpilman in “The Pianist”. The Oscar winner shared he gave up his apartment, sold his car, and disconnected the phones.

#8 Nicole Kidman peed on a co-star’s leg

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During filming “The Paperboy”, Kidman was required to urinate on a co-star’s leg to soothe the pain after being stung by a jellyfish on the beach.

#9 Jamie Foxx glued his eyes shut

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Jamie Foxx won Best Actor at the Academy Awards, but his triumph wasn’t delivered to him on a silver platter. The actors accepted to have his eyes glued shut and wear prosthetics modeled from Charles’ eyelids.

#10 Angelina Jolie does 99% of her stunts

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Angelina Jolie’s stunt trainer revealed that the actress did 99% of her stunts and used a stunt double only on rare occasions during filming of the 2010 movie “Salt”. She also learned Muay and Krav Magha for 3 or 4 a week.
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