G-Rated Actors In R-Rated Roles

Leonardo DiCaprio: This Boy’s Life (1993)

This famous actor began his career on ABC’s Growing Pains. As a teen star from the show, he starred in this project with Robert De Niro, who portrays a violent stepfather. This film is a heavy drama based on the childhood of Tobias Wolff, a writer.


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The More You Know

  • In Saving Private Ryan, all of the main cast were given basic military training except Matt Damon, in the hope that the cast would build a resentment towards him necessary for the role.
  • In the movie 'The Hangover', no effects or prosthetics were created for Stu's missing tooth. Actor Ed Helms never had an adult incisor grow, and his fake incisor was taken out for the parts of filming where Stu's tooth is missing.
  • Hattie McDaniels was the first Black actor to win an Oscar
  • Walt Disney refused to allow Alfred Hitchcock to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s because he had made “that disgusting movie Psycho.”
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