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Doing What Actors Do

Pop Culture
6.8m viewsThe Most Extreme Body Transformations Done for Movie RolesThe most committed movie stars have no problem drastically changing their bodies for film roles. Oscar winners like Christian Bale...
Performances
55.3k voters12 Times Method Acting Nearly Destroyed Actors' LivesMethod acting, which was born within the philosophy of the Stanislavski system and popularized by the Strasberg Institute, has man...
Entertainment
16.8k voters11 One-Hit Wonder Actors Who Got A Big Break But Went Back To Not Doing MuchOne-hit wonders aren't a phenomenon reserved for the music world. There have been many one-hitwonder actors over the years - talen...
Best Movies
1.2k votersThe Best Movies All Aspiring Actors Must WatchFor actors, watching other people acting is a great way to learn. Anyone in the industry could easily list off the names of the pe...
Entertainment
818 voters12 Actors Who Completely Reinvented Themselves Across Their CareerIn nearly every aspect of life, change is necessary in order to make progress and survive. These actors who reinvented themselves ...
Actresses
878.1k views10 Actors Who Seriously Suffered For A RoleActing may seem like a professional game of pretend, but some roles have blurred the line between fiction and reality for actors. ...
Pop Culture
42.5k viewsMovie Stars Youngsters Don't Know Used To Be TV StarsOnce movie stars reach a certain level of fame, it can be hard to imagine their earlier days of grinding it out in smaller, suppor...
Entertainment
11.1k voters16 Actors Who Thought They Were Making A Completely Different MovieHave you ever started filming a movie you thought was a comedy, but it was actually a horror film? Probably not because, chances a...
Entertainment
3.2k votersThese Actors Lied To Land Major TV And Movie RolesWho hasn't lied on a resume in order to get a job? Making it as an A-List actor or actress is a one-in-a-million chance, so this l...
Pop Culture
10.6k votersActors in Old Age Makeup vs How They Actually AgedSince the beginning of filmmaking, makeup has always been a part of movie magic. Movies like Back to the Future and Forrest Gump t...
Pop Culture
377.3k viewsActors Who Portrayed Living People Describe How Hard It WasPortraying a real person in a movie can create a good amount of pressure for actors, but that pressure is even more intense when t...
Pop Culture
160.6k views10 Actors Who Actually Requested To Have Their Characters Written Out Of Popular FranchisesThe death of a beloved character in a television show or film franchise can be a jarring blow for fans, but is often especially di...
Celebrities
7k voters35 Actors Who Are Creepy No Matter Who They PlayEven the best actors and actresses can't help the way they look. No matter how skilled they are, or how much make-up they don, the...
Pop Culture
10.3k voters23 Awesome Pics Of Actors With People They Played In MoviesThere's no shortage of great biopics coming out of Hollywood, but often times the actor in the movie never gets to meet the real p...
Pop Culture
57.7k viewsDifferent Actors Who Played The Same Character In The Original And The RemakeHollywood isn't too proud to remake a few movies... or a lot of movies. Whether it's because the first version was incredibly succ...
Entertainment
507.4k views8 Stars Whose Unpopular Acting Methods Created Hugely Popular CharactersActors can be divas, but sometimes actors "acting out" can actually work in a film's favor. In a few cases, actors who altered the...
Pop Culture
157.1k viewsReal On-Set Injuries That Made The Final CutSometimes what you see in movies isn't trickery - it's the real thing. Some memorable moments in movies are the result of actors w...
Pop Culture
4.1k votersActors Who Somehow Looked Older In The '90s Than They Do NowThe worst thing that can happen to a celebrity is growing a year older. Some actors embrace their age and gracefully shine their l...
Pop Culture
897 voters15 Actors Who Are Almost Suspiciously Good At AccentsThe mark of a good actor comes across in not how well they memorize lines but in the mannerisms and quirks they put behind those l...
Celebrities
48.6k views12 A-List Actors Relive Their Most Humiliating Audition StoriesJust because you're one of the biggest stars in the world – or on your way to becoming one –that doesn't make you immune to bombin...