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15 actresses who sacrificed their beauty for movie roles

In order to create a strong physical and emotional connection with the character they are portraying, some of the most famous and talented actresses of Hollywood don't hesitate to completely change their appearance: cutting their gorgeous hair, gaining some weight, 'growing old,' and looking totally different.

We at Bright Side can't help but admire the talent of these beauties and decided to present the most courageous actresses who have made huge sacrifices for movie roles.

Hilary Swank — Maggie Fitzgerald, Million Dollar Baby

Mayim Bialik — Amy Farrah Fowler, The Big Bang Theory

Gwendoline Christie — Brienne of Tarth, Game of Thrones

Anne Hathaway — Fantine, Les Misérables

Penélope Cruz — Italia, Don't Move

Mia Wasikowska — Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre

Vanessa Hudgens — Agnes Bailey, Gimme Shelter

Margot Robbie — Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad

Renée Zellweger — Bridget Jones, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Cynthia Nixon — Vivian Bearing, Wit (a one-act play)

Helena Bonham Carter — a witch, Big Fish

America Ferrera — Betty Suarez, Ugly Betty

Kate Winslet — Hanna Schmitz, The Reader

Eden Sher — Sue Heck, The Middle

Natalie Portman — Evey Hammond, V for Vendetta

Preview photo credit Cattleya, Curto de la Torre/eastnews
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