3 Hollywood actresses' extreme transformation 3 Hollywood actresses' extreme transformation

3 Hollywood actresses' extreme transformation

Being an actor or actress is much more than red carpets and signing autographs. It is a real job. And like all work, it takes effort and sacrifice. The girls below had to sacrifice their beauty cause the script required so. Keep reading to find out more.

  • Actors like Christian Bale often change their  appearance for a role by gaining or losing a lot of weight.
  • Actress Charlize Theron had to put on several pounds for her role in Monster
  • These radical transformations are very well valued by the audience and the critics. Many times actors and actresses get awarded for this kind of roles.


These brave actresses are just some of those who dared to put aside the charm and beauty that characterize them to get a role.

To a real actor or actress, a challenging role means the opportunity to prove his/her worth.

Charlize Theron's transformation.

Some of these ladies had to put weight on in a short period of time or spend long hours covering their natural beauty with make up.

But of course it was all worthy!
 Check out our list of three actresses who completely changed for a character.

Natalie Portman in Goya's Ghosts

3. Natalie Portman . We've seen her shave her head in V for Vendetta. More recently she became a victim of the Spanish Inquisition in the film "Goya's Ghost". Her transformation was really impressive.

Cameron Diaz unrecognizable

2- Cameron Diaz. The stunning blonde with a charming smile became an unattractive and insecure woman in the movie "Being John Malcovich", 1999.

This role got her nominated for a BAFTA and a Golden Globe Award.

Academy Award winning Kate Winslet

1- Kate Winslet. She looks totally unrecognizable in her role as an illiterate German murderer in the movie The Reader. The actress won an Oscar for portraying this character.

If we hadn't told you who they were, you'd never guessed.


Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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