Actors Behind The Iconic Movie Characters You Won't Recognize In First Glance

Blog By fatema  |  24-01-19

The movie biz is a very intriguing one, you can live a totally different character in the movies than you are in real life

Karen Gillan as Nebula (Guardians Of the Galaxy Films)

Karen Gillan as Nebula (Guardians Of the Galaxy Films)

Females shaving their heads for the roles is a very strong decision and a very impressive one at that. Karen Gillian not only did this but also spend a lot of time for the makeup. The hassle definitely paid off!


Rebecca Romijn as Mystique (X-Men Films)

Rebecca Romijn as Mystique (X-Men Films)

Rebecca Romijn had to devote her time to the 9-hour makeup schedule that took to get her body covered in makeup 60%. Her movie look was also kept a secret so she had to spend a lot of time in the dark room.


Aymeline Valade as Emperor Haban Limaï (Valerian And The City Of a Thousand Planets)

Aymeline Valade as Emperor Haban Limaï (Valerian And The City Of a Thousand Planets)

Aymeline Valade is a French model who performed as the Emperor Haban. No one would have recognized her from her movie clips and her real pictures.


Naomie Harris as Tia Dalma (Pirates Of the Caribbean Films)

Naomie Harris as Tia Dalma (Pirates Of the Caribbean Films)

Hear all, the Pirates of the Caribbean fans... The beautiful Tia Dalma looks more gorgeous in real life. Her character is indeed an iconic one as it definitely left a mark.


John Rhys-Davies as Gimli (The Lord Of the Rings Films)

John Rhys-Davies as Gimli (The Lord Of the Rings Films)

So, we didn't know that only if you grow your hair and color it, it would change your looks so far. John really did a good job in the acting but makeover for the role is speechless.


Sofia Boutella as Jaylah (Star Trek: Beyond)

Sofia Boutella as Jaylah (Star Trek: Beyond)

Sofia is a French actress who has played many roles but her appearance in this one is quite different from the others. She acted wonderfully well!


Warwick Davis as Griphook (Harry Potter Films)

Warwick Davis as Griphook (Harry Potter Films)

Playing a Goblin is indeed very bizarre. How do they even make you look small? That's CG stuff but changing one's looks is a different wonder!


Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)

Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)

Such a beautiful woman going under all the needed makeover only for a role, impressive! The more she changed the better she played the role.


Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa(Mad Max: Fury Road)

Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa(Mad Max: Fury Road)

How did Charlize even pull this off while shaving her head and covered in dirt and rags? But she sure did do a good job at the role play! Furiosa definitely won several hearts...









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