Actors Who Were Never The Same After A Role

Actors Who Were Never The Same After A Role

We’ve all had tough days at the office. But some actors, dedicated to giving it their all, took their work a few steps too far. Though these critically-acclaimed, often award-winning performances are a delight to watch, the experience of preparing for and recovering from these roles did a number on the actors involved, and left a lasting impression — not always for the positive. Here are several actors who went the extra mile for their craft…

Isabelle Adjani – Possession | 0:21
Adrien Brody – The Pianist | 0:50
Colin Firth – The King’s Speech | 1:39
Hugh Laurie – House | 2:36
Bob Hoskins – Who Framed Roger Rabbit | 3:33
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight | 4:12
Charlie Hunnam – American TV & Movies | 4:58
Janet Leigh – Psycho | 6:03
James Cromwell – Babe | 6:33
Christopher McDonald – Happy Gilmore | 7:31