15 Actors With Physical (And Emotional) Scars That Helped Their Craft
From injury to stardom, Hollywood's elite have often found success in the most unexpected of places. From Zac Efron’s fountain-related face plant that transformed his jawline to Sylvester Stallone being born with a facial nerve severed and Cindy Crawford despising her beauty mark before it became iconic - these 15 actors all had physical deformations or injuries that helped their craft.
From Adam Driver using acting as an outlet for emotions he couldn't express after leaving the Marine Corps due to an injury, John Wayne finding solace from football ending early because of body surfing accident and Matt Smith getting "the same sense of freedom" playing football when transitioning into acting; each actor has used what could be seen as misfortune at first glance and turned them into blessings in disguise! Read on below for more inspiring stories about how adversity can lead us down paths we never expected but ultimately find great joy in pursuing.