15 Big Names Who Based Their Careers on a Lie
From the moment we first learned to lie, humans have been using deception to gain an advantage. From the playground to the boardroom, from the classroom to the courtroom, lying has been a powerful tool for those who know how to wield it. This list is a testament to the power of lying, and the people who have used it to get ahead in Hollywood and beyond.
From Mila Kunis’ age-defying lie that helped her land her breakout role in That ’70s Show, to Robert Pattinson’s masterful deception that got him the role of Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter, to Chloë Grace Moretz tricking Martin Scorsese into thinking she was British to land a role in his 3D family film Hugo, this list is a celebration of the art of lying and how it can be used to get ahead. It is a reminder that in a world where truth can be hard to come by, lying can be a powerful tool if wielded carefully.