15 Actors Who Did Absolutely Wild Things For Their Art

One of the perks of being an actor is that you get paid to experience new things and learn all kinds of new skills. Like playing the piano, or fighting with nunchucks, or castrating lambs, or discovering which fruit is the best to bang (our money’s on mango). The things we do for our art, right?

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Timothée Chalamet straight up screwed a peach for that scene in Call Me By Your Name.

To see if banging the Source: 5 Movies That Did Crazy Stuff In The Name Of Realism

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Shia LaBeouf didn’t like the fake scars in Fury, so he gave himself real ones by cutting his face and openingSources: IndieWire, 7 Famous Actors Who Lost Their Minds Getting Into Character

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - To prepare for her role on a farm in Dark River, Ruth Wilson learned to castrate lambs.

“I went and stayed wSource:Variety

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 15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - That scene in The Paperboy where Nicole Kidman urinates on Zac Efron after his character gets stung by a jelSource: NZ Herald

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - In The Soloist, Jamie Foxx had his teeth chiseled down to “get away from being Jamie Foxx.”

''If I am dresseSource: The Sydney Morning Herald

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Charles Dance skinned a real dead deer in Game of Thrones.

When asked what his highlight was on the HBO showSource: Esquire

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Jeremy Strong begged Aaron Sorkin to tear-gas him in The Trial of the Chicago 7.

Aaron Sorkin said that, whiSource: IndieWire

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art -  For The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara cut and dyed her hair black, bleached her eyebrows, and pieSource: Allure

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Joaquin Phoenix had his jaw wired shut for The Master.

In the movie, his character has a clenched jaw and taSource: NPR

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - For Blue Valentine, Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams lived together for a whole month in a household along Source: NPR

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Amanda Brugel, who plays Rita in The Handmaid’s Tale, put rocks in her shoe to help define her character’s waSource: Vulture

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - That wax scene with Steve Carell in The 40-Year-Old Virgin was very real.

This scene was more documentary thSource:Screen Rant

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - For his 1984 film Birdy, Nicolas Cage pulled out a few of his teeth and wore bandages on his face for five weSources: The Telegraph, Film School Rejects

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15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art - Michael C. Hall stalked people in the streets of New York to get into the mindset of Dexter.

And he said it Source:Vulture

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.15 WTF Things Actors Did For Their Art -  In Hercules, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson asked to be chained to real and actual steel chains from which he haSource: ABC News