The Insane Body Transformations These Actors Went Through For Their Roles

Actors have been known to sacrifice their minds and their bodies for specific roles. However, some actors took it upon themselves to complete extreme transformations. Whether this becomes a personal challenge for the actor involved, or if it's a command from the director and the studio, either way, some of these actors completed insane workout and diet regimens to make their bodies unrecognizable. 

Check out some of the wildest body transformations actors have endured...

Jake Gyllenhaal 

Gyllenhaal has always been known for his skinnier, more broody roles as an actor. But, when he took the opportunity to star in Southpaw, his relationship with his body, as well as his relationships in real life, completely changed. 


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