You Would Never Have Guessed These 22 Actors Played These Roles

Prosthetic makeup and CGI are nothing uncommon in Hollywood, but they never fail to amaze us once done right. But some actors take it to the next level and completely change themselves for their roles. Some went through extreme weight loss, some destroyed their beauty entirely. Their transformation was so phenomenal that we can’t even recognize them anymore!
Would you trade your hourglass body for extreme weight gain? Or go on a diet for months and only get minimum sleep for weight loss? Or willing to spend six hours a day in the gym for rapid muscle gain? Through a lot of passion and dedication, these actors somehow have gone through all of that to bring their characters to life.
So let’s find out who these amazing celebrities are and what roles they played that look totally unrecognizable. The results might shock you!

1. Chris Hemsworth - Owen Chase In In The Heart Of The Sea

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2. Robert Downey Jr - Kirk Lazarus In Tropic Thunder

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3. Chris Evans - Avengers: Endgame

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4. Oscar Isaac - Apocalypse In X-Men: Apocalypse

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5. Rebecca Romijn - Mystique In X-Men

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6. Tilda Swinton - Dr. Jozef Klemperer In Suspiria

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7. Meryl Streep - Rabbi In Angels In America

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8. Charlize Theron - Aileen Wuornos In Monster

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9. Johnny Depp - James "Whitey" Bulger in Black Mass

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10. Tom Cruise - Les Grossman In Tropic Thunder

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11. Jamie Campbell Bower - Vecna In Stranger Things

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12. Bill Skarsgård - Pennywise In IT

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13. Jared Leto - Paolo Gucci In House Of Gucci

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14. Eddie Murphy - Saul In Coming To America

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15. Matthew McConaughey - Ron Woodroof In Dallas Buyers Club

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16. Christian Bale - Dick Cheney In Vice

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17. Margot Robbie - Queen Elizabeth I In Mary Queen of Scots

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18. Cate Blanchett - Bob Dylan In I'm Not There

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19. Ralph Fiennes - Voldemort In Harry Potter

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20. Steve Carell - John Eleuthère du Pont In Foxcatcher

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21. Zoe Saldana - Princess Neytiri In Avatar

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22. Nicole Kidman - Virginia Woolf In The Hours

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