Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Jared Leto and other actors had to put on makeup to be able to play a role!
Recently, we revealed to you the actresses who must have looked ugly to star in a movie or series like Vanessa Hudgens, Charlize Theron or Naomi Grossman. Today, make way for men! Because no, it wasn’t just women who had to put in the physical effort to get a role.
These actors sacrificed themselves and did not hesitate to transform themselves physically. These transformations are often synonymous with rewards, one thinks of Brad Pitt (Oscar for best actor in 2009) or Matthew McConaughey (Golden Globe for best actor in 2014). So in this article, don’t expect to see beautiful children but rather actors capable of anything.
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Brad Pitt transformed into an old man in The Curious Benjamin Button
Brad Pitt or the very definition of “handsome” right? The actor had to accept to become ugly on several occasions and in particular in 2008 for his role in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which earned him the Oscar for best actor.
Johnny Depp – Edward Scissorhands
Johnny Depp in 1990 and in the movie Edward in the Silver Hands
You have to admit that in 1990, Johnny Depp was something.
Although the actor still has sex appeal, in the movies he loves to transform. We find him as a sexy pirate, a mad hatter but also a gothic with a face mutilated with scars in the famous film. Edward Scissorhands . The career of Johnny Depp, who is at war with Amber Heard, could however now be slowed down following the lawsuit between the ex-married.
Jared Leto – Chapter 27
Jared Leto in chapter 27
Handsome Thirty Seconds to Mars actor and singer Jared Leto is also set to make huge concessions for a movie
even going so far as to gain more than 30 kilos! It was in Chapter 27 , in 2007, that Jared Leto had to put on weight to look like John Lennon’s murderer.
Jean Dujardin – 99 francs
Jean Dujardin in 99 Francs
Ok … There, Jean Dujardin is not sexy, we must admit. It was also in 2007 for the film 99 francs that the actor had to pass himself off as an intelligent, sensitive and arrogant announcer. And it is successful!
Christian Bale – The Machinist
Christian Bale – The Machinist
Here again, we face an actor who always takes his role seriously.
Christian Bale had to lose 27kg to play And as you can see, he clearly had skin on his bones. The machinist (2004).
Tom Cruise – Thunder in the tropics
Tom Cruise in Thunder in the Tropics
Tom Cruise is really not at his advantage in Thunder in the tropics (2008) Baldness, hair on his chest, stomach, the actor is unrecognizable and perfectly embodies his role as a rude character! .
Ryan Gosling – Lars and the Real Girl
Ryan Gosling in Lars and the Real Girl
Like what, a haircut and a mustache are a game-changer, right? In Lars and the real girl , Ryan Gosling plays the role of a lonely old boy in love with an inflatable doll… In short, we say no more, he has lost all his sex appeal for this role.
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey at the Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey also had to lose weight to play a character.
In This role saw him win a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Actor in 2014. Dallas Buyers Club, he plays the role of an HIV positive cowboy and must have lost more than 20 kg!
Gary Oldman – Hannibal
Gary Oldman in Hannibal
He is unrecognizable! Gary Oldman is a transformist.
In each film, he prepares his character to perfection. For Hannibal, the actor becomes a faceless man, disfigured and left for dead …
Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool
Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool
We end this article with the handsome Ryan Reynolds who is much less in
dead Pool (2016) . The actor agreed to be disfigured to play the superhero Deadpool.