15 Actors Whose Bodies Were Wrecked By Their Movies

15 Actors Whose Bodies Were Wrecked By Their Movies

Actors frequently have to alter their bodies for movies. Gain weight, lose weight, grow a beard, wear padded prosthetics like Angelina Jolie was forced to in Tomb Raider—acting is definitely a physical medium. Not to mention all the dengerous stuff you have to do on set. Sure, there are stunt doubles and so forth for the most dangerous stuff, but that doesn't mean accidents don't happen. Jon Stewart famously cut his hand open during a margarita bit, and that's a talk show. Actors, for as rich and coddled as they are, can be pretty physically vulnerable.

So we took the liberty of compiling some of most baffling injuries, and listen—we're just going to level with you. Some of these are gruesome. Read on an empty stomach. Who are we kidding? You're reading on the toilet, anyway. Perfect place for you to be on some of these entries. Entries like: 

Burt Reynolds cracked his tailbone on a rock while making Deliverance. Rather than have a dummy go down the rapids, Reynolds volunteered to do it himself, and he hit a rock. It hurt decades later, he said. CRACKED.COM

Source: GQ

Uma Thurman almost died in a car crash while she was making Kill Bill. Tarantino made her do an unsafe stunt drive -- she crashed and, she says, The steering wheel was at my belly and my legs were jammed under me. CRACKED.COM

Source: IndieWire

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