Every actor wants to give the best shot. However, sometimes this pursuit of perfection causes serious damage to their bodies. Let’s find out 10 Hollywood actors who have gone too far to be true to their characters that they hurt themselves and damaged their body.
1 Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson has done a lot of comedy roles. While filming romantic comedy ‘Isin’t It Romantic (2019)’ she fell on the set and suffered a concussion.
2 Jennifer Lawrence
Filming a scene in the psychological thriller movie ‘Mother’, Jennifer Lawrence hyperventilated so hard that her rib got dislocated. The tragic part is Aronofsky asked to reshoot the scene as it was blurred.
3 Anne Hathaway
As per the demand of the role in ‘Les Miserables’, Anne Hathway lost ten pounds before the start of the shoot and to make her role more remarkable, she lost another 15 pounds during filming. This put the actress in physical and emotional trauma.
4 Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis lost 20 pounds to look like a ballerina for the movie ‘Black Swan’ (2010). She added smoking tons of cigarettes to her routine with 4 hours of ballet training for 7 weeks. This completely messed up her body.
5 Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank went through very hard training sessions while shooting for Million Dollar Baby (2004). In order to gain weight & build muscles, she used to eat 60 egg whites in a day and protein shakes in the night. She also sustained a few injuries.
6 Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler had a near death experience in Chasing Mavericks (2012), which is a surfing movie. While shooting a surfing shot for the movie, he was washed out by a wave and drown so deep that he felt he will die.
7 Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody won the Oscar for torturing himself for the movie ‘The Pianist’ (2002). He got down to 130 pounds by starving himself and also lived life in isolation to act naturally for the movie. It took him months to get of his character.
8 Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner hurt himself while shooting for the comedy movie ‘Tag’ (2017). He fractured his right wrist and left elbow on the set.
9 Robert De Niro
In the fervor to achieve perfection, Robert De Niro lost not just weight but he also shaved down his teeth to look more shabby in ‘Cape Fear’. He paid dentist $20,000 to get his star smile back.
10 Shia LaBeouf
To the surprise of all, Shia LaBeouf pulled out his tooth to make his character look more natural. It just doesn’t end here as the cuts and marks on his face are all real. He kept opening the cuts for the movie.