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!

Here 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