15 Actors Whose Bodies Were Never The Same After A Demanding Role
Needless to say, some famous actors have transformed a lot in their movies that not many people recognize. After finishing a movie, some stars luckily recovered and gradually turned back into their old version. Sadly, some actors’ bodies were never the same after being required to change their appearance for a movie role.
Today, we have compiled a list of 15 movie stars whose bodies were never the same after a demanding role.
#1 Angelina Jolie
Source: @hellogigglesSome people might not remember Joile’s roles in the 2010 Salt, but the actress definitely does. Because Jolie received a scar on her face during a scene in the movie. As the famous actress remembered, she dived through a door but missed the mark and smashed her face into a piece of the set.
#2 George Clooney
Source: Bruce GlikasClooney suffered an extremely painful spinal injury while shooting Syriana. "I was in a place where I was trying to figure out how to survive," he said. The surgery gave immediate pain control, but Clooney said he still feels the wound to this day.
#3 Bruce Willis
Source: Jim Spellman/ Getty ImagesThe famous actor Bruce Willis has a lot of iconic movies but his magnum opus must be Die Hard, in which he lost two-thirds of the hearing in his left ear after a machine gun was fired so close to Willis.
#4 Jared Leto
Source: @myprivacyLike Tom Hanks, Leto has been known to gain and lose large amounts of weight to play certain roles. After gaining a bunch of weight for his role in Chapter 27, he says he had gout so painful that he had to use a wheelchair to get around the set.
#5 Alfre Woodard
Source: David Livingston/ Getty ImagesWhen Alfre Woodard was filming the 1996 Star Trek: First Contact, he was knocked off her feet as the stunt went wrong. It cause an injured arm and now Woodard still has scars on her arm.
"My arms were bleeding and all the skin was gone," she recalled. "That's the memory I have of First Contact.”
#6 Jackie Chan
Source: @tanitimekleChan is the king of doing his stunts, and he has the injuries to prove it. While shooting Operation Condor, Chan suffered a serious injury that necessitated full-blown brain surgery. He has a metal plate in his head, one that he can still feel, to this day.
#7 Ray Bolger
Source: MGM Studios/ Getty ImagesSomebody might not realize him, but Ray Bolger was prominent as Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz. According to the actor, the set was notoriously dangerous and Bolger had permanent marks on his face due to the mask he wore during the shooting.
#8 Buddy Ebsen
Source: ABC Photo Archives/ Getty ImagesBuddy Ebsen is known for being affected by lax regulations when filming the Oz. Ebsen was forced to back out of the role after he was hospitalized for breathing issues.
#9 Charlize Theron
Source: Bruce Glikas/ Getty ImagesCharlize Theron has performed a few stunts throughout her career, and at least one of them left her with serious injuries. During a scene for Æon Flux 2005, Theron did an upside-down move, fell on his neck, and suffered a herniated disc.
#10 Daniel Craig
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#11 Tom Hardy
Source: @microsoftIn the Dark Knight movies, Tom Hardy would love to play Bane. He said the training gave him "clickable joints that probably shouldn't be," adding that he "could have hurt [his] body too much."
#12 Sylvester Stallone
Source: Bruce Glikas/ Getty ImagesStallone often plays rough-and-tumble roles in which he takes his stunts. In the final fight scene in Rocky IV, Dolph Lundgren punches Stallone so hard in the chest that his pericardial sac swells, almost causing heart problems.
#13 Ben Stiller
Source: Bruce Glikas/ Getty ImagesStiller is the only actor on this list who may have contracted rabies during production, he was bitten by a ferret while filming Along Came Polly. Ông giải thích: “Răng của chúng rất sắc, giống như dao cạo.
#14 Tom Hanks
Source: Bruce Glikas/ Getty ImagesHanks is known for losing a ton of weight for his role in Cast Away, and he thinks that the pattern of always losing weight and then gaining weight for certain roles could be linked to a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes that he obtained then.
#15 Christian Bale
Source: @arte-factosLike Tom Hanks, Leto has gained and lost a lot of weight to play certain roles. After gaining so much weight for his role in Chapter 27, he said that he suffered from gout that was so painful that he had to use a wheelchair to move around the set.