Actors Who Were Traumatized By Their Most Intense Roles

Getting into a role is all part of the job when it comes to acting. The emotional and physical toll that a part can take on actors can often leave them feeling completely different inside. These stars dove into their new personas without even knowing the impact it would have on them. Just how far would you push yourself to achieve a flawless performance? These actors found out...

Charlize Theron

You might have expected Charlize Theron to lose her mind thanks to her Oscar-winning performance as Aileen Wuornos in Monster, but really, it was Atomic Blonde that sent her off the rails. The 2017 film followed Lorraine Broughton, an elite spy who's willing to use all of her deadly weaponry, wit, and cleverness to keep moving forward. The pursuit of perfection was not very good for her body though...


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The More You Know

  • Robert Ludlum, the creator of the Jason Bourne series, died while the first Bourne film was in post-production.
  • During the filming of Star Trek (2009), Zachary Quinto could not manage to properly do the Vulcan salute. Eventually, J.J. Abrams had to glue his fingers together in order for Quinto to do it correctly.
  • Director Steven Spielberg made his first film for a merit badge
  • The iconic body and hand in the poster for American Beauty belong to actress/model Chloe Hunter, not Mena Suvari.
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