15 Did You Know These Famous Actors Were Behind the Makeup Of These Iconic Characters

In most movies, the actors look like the characters they are portraying, but for some movies, the actors need to look drastically different. For some roles, actors lose weight or gain it. They cut or grow out their hair, etc. But for some roles, actors need to look non-human.

This is where makeup artists come in, they can make any actor look exactly like the character they are playing. A bit of prosthetics and cosmetics and the actor is unrecognizable from the actor Sometimes they are so good that we never recognize the famous actor playing the character until we see the credits

Naomie Harris as Tia Dalma in the Pirates of the Caribbean films

Karen Gillan as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy

Rebecca Romijn as Mystique in the X-Men films

Heath Ledger as Joker in The Dark Knight

Aymeline Valade as Emperor Haban Limaï in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max Fury Road

Allison Janney as LaVona in I, Tonya

John Rhys-Davies as Gimli in the The Lord of the Rings films

Sofia Boutella as Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond

Ray Park as Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1 The Phantom Menace

Cara Delevingne as Enchantress in Suicide Squad

Jacob Tremblay as Auggie in Wonder

Warwick Davis as Griphook in the Harry Potter films

Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Michael J. Fox as Marlene McFly in Back to The Future Part II


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