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Actors Talk About What It Was Like To Film In Extreme Environments

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Acting isn't just hair and makeup, air-conditioned sets, lavish dressing rooms, and craft service tables. Sometimes performers are dropped in the middle of extreme environments to all but sacrifice themselves for their art. Granted, this complete disregard for actors' physical and mental safety was more common in the past, but there are still occasions where even A-listers must test their mettle in unforgiving terrain and go through the most extreme film shoots.

Here are stories by and about actors who made the transition from acting to thrive to acting to survive.

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