10 Movie Roles That Traumatised Actors

From blindness to being pushed to the brink of sanity, Hollywood isn't as glamorous as it seems.

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Being an actor can be tough. There're ludicrous pay packets, glamorous events, and adoring fans to deal with at every turn, making life pretty difficult for those that reach the peak of their craft in Hollywood. Terrible, isn't it?

Of course, there are times when these dire and pressing problems actually do get overshadowed by the sheer commitment of physically and mentally transforming into another person, which turns into a whole new dilemma for actors taking on some seriously messed up roles - or even working with some seriously messed up people.

From set malfunctions ending in horrible injuries and working with co-stars who don't know when to stop, to entering a headspace so dark that it's a struggle to ever see the light again, these actors have gone through hell to deliver the performance of their lives, coming out the other side with some metaphorical scars to boot.

It's undeniable that their characters take on a whole new dimension when you learn the blood, sweat, and tears that went into them. And in many cases, we mean that quite literally...


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