The character was previously played by Jim Carrey in a 2004 movie adaptation of Snicket's popular children's novels.
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The actor packed on a few pounds — and went bald! — to film his movie Gold.
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Johnny also went bald to portray infamous mobster Whitey Bulger in Black Mass.
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Christian is a pro at altering his appearance for roles! He lost a shocking 62 pounds to play a man whose insomnia leads him to becoming emaciated in The Machinist. After that film wrapped, he had only had six weeks to bulk up to play Batman in 2005's Batman Begins.
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The actress — or should we say human chameleon? — looked seriously unrecognizable in Trainwreck! For her role as a no-holds-barred magazine editor, the Oscar winner ditched her signature pompadour pixie haircut and instead donned a long, wavy wig and heavy makeup. And frankly, we're still barely convinced it really is Tilda in the movie!
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For his portrayal of real-life Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the actor followed a "strict, crazy diet" to pack on about 40 pounds for American Sniper.
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The iconic actress donned talon-like fingernails, a matted blue-gray wig and prosthetic teeth to transform herself into a haggard witch in the 2014 movie musical Into The Woods.
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Jake looked almost unrecognizable as a boxer in Southpaw, a role for which he gained approximately 15 pounds of muscle!
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The actress packed on a reported 20 pounds each time she played the title character in the Bridget Jones franchise! To put weight on her naturally slim figure, Renee abandoned her normally strict workout regimen and swapped salads for 4,000+ calorie meals instead.
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The actor won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role after he gained 30 pounds in just 30 days to play CIA agent Robert Baer in the 2005 film Syriana.
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To play an aspiring boxer in Million Dollar Baby, Hilary dedicated more than four hours per day, six days per week to weight training and consumed nearly 210 grams of protein per day. All of her hard work paid off when the actress won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2004!
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The actress dropped a reported 16 pounds from her trim figure for her role as a prostitute in Les Miserables.
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To play the man who murdered John Lennon in 2007's Chapter 27, Jared gained 67 pounds and had to use a wheelchair on set due to the stress of the sudden increase in weight put on his body.
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Natalie also won an Academy Award after she lost nearly 20 pounds from her already tiny 117 pound frame to play a troubled ballerina in the 2010 psychological thriller-horror film, Black Swan.
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The actor dyed his brown locks white — and sported a mustache! — to play Captain "Sully" Sullenberger in Sully.
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The actress swapped her signature pixie cut for long, blonde curls to star in the series The Deuce.
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The actress swapped her signature brunette stands and youthful complexion for a grey bob and wrinkles for her role as Alice in _Resident Evil: The Final Chapter*.
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The actress swapped out her signature brunette strands for a red pixie cut to portray Michelle Darnell, a wealthy businesswoman gone bankrupt in The Boss.
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The actor underwent a drastic weight loss to portray Owen Chase, the first mate of the vessel Essex, which is later destroyed by a whale, leaving the ship's crew stranded at sea for 90 days in In the Heart of the Sea.
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The actress got a 1920's makeover to play Emma Gould in Live By Night, a film which takes place during the prohibition era.
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The actor sported dreadlocks and a crazy outfit for his role as the Evil DJ in Zoolander 2.
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The actor grew out his hair — and beard! — to portray a respected NYC artist who attempts to reconcile his estranged family in The Meyerowitz Stories.
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Julianne donned prosthetic wrinkles and a gray wig for Wonderstruck.
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The actor recently transformed his body to star in Justice League.
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The actress looked much older with a gray wig and age spots on the set of Top of the Lake.
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The actor looked nearly unrecognizable after going bald for his movie Brawl in Cell Block 99.
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Neil Patrick Harris
The actor donned a wig and prosthetic nose to portray villain Count Olaf in the Netflix show A Series of Unfortunate Events!
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Brad switched out his signature brunette strands for gray locks for his upcoming movie, War Machine!