20 Actors Who Truly Disappeared Into Their Roles

Acting is never easy. It takes not only skill but months of attempts to feel your character and learn their slightest gestures, facial expressions, their ups and downs. Yet sometimes even this effort isn't enough, and here come the makeup artists. They can turn actors into otherworldly creatures, make them 30 years older, and even change their gender!

Bright Side presents you with a list of 20 unbelievable transformations actors underwent to perform in our favorite movies. We hope you enjoy it.

Karen Gillan - Nebula, Guardians of the Galaxy

Tilda Swinton - Madame Blanc, Suspiria

Christian Bale - Trevor Reznik, The Machinist

Oscar Isaac - Apocalypse, X-Men: Apocalypse

Hugh Grant - Kona Chief, Cloud Atlas

Tom Cruise - Les Grossman, Tropic Thunder

Chris Hemsworth - Owen Chase, In the Heart of the Sea

Johnny Depp - Whitey Bulger, Black Mass

Carice van Houten - Melisandre, Game of Thrones

Cate Blanchett - Hobo, Manifesto

Gary Oldman - Dracula, Bram Stoker's Dracula

Brad Pitt - Benjamin Button, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Doug Jones - The Faun, Pan’s Labyrinth

Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool, Deadpool

Jared Leto - Nemo, Mr. Nobody

Ron Perlman - Hellboy, Hellboy

Vanessa Hudgens - Agnes Bailey, Gimme Shelter

Hugo Weaving - Red Skull, Captain America: The First Avenger

Meryl Streep - Rabbi, Angels in America

Eddie Murphy - Saul, Coming to America

And these are far from all – the list might be endless! The world is full of amazing actors!

Which transformation did you like the most? Share your thoughts in the comments!

Preview photo credit eastnews, HBO
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