18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

We hear a lot about the diets, workout regimens, and body modifications of method actors. What we don't often hear about is the emotional toll it takes to cut weight, learn the guitar from scratch, or even just... write a journal.

Here are a few times actors put their mental health on the line to craft the iconic characters that we... briefly discussed on the way from AMC to Applebees:

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)

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18 Iconic Performances (That Mentally Wrecked Your Favorite Actors)