Winona Ryder — Edward Scissorhands
The film is about an old woman’s memories, where she tells her own story to her granddaughter. Winona Ryder portrayed both the old woman and her younger self.
Jim Carrey — A Series of Unfortunate Events
Jim Carrey is great at transforming into very different characters. For example, he portrayed the main villain, Olaf, in the film, along with assistant Stephano and Captain Sham.
Halle Berry — Cloud Atlas
The actress played 6 roles in this film. She had such amazing makeup that you could only recognize her if you saw the credits.
Chris Evans — Snowpiercer
It was really hard to turn Captain America into a poor guy that barely had any food. But costume designers and makeup artists managed to hide the actor’s superhero appearance behind high-quality makeup.
Cameron Diaz — Being John Malkovich
Cameron Diaz had to change her appearance quite a bit to portray a character in Being John Malkovich. The actress didn’t expect that people wouldn’t recognize her.
Cillian Murphy — A Quiet Place: Part II
Cillian Murphy appeared in this film with a bushy beard and long hair.
Olivia Cooke — Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
The actress decided to shave her head to portray a girl battling leukemia.
Blake Lively — The Rhythm Section
The short haircut and bad looks were nothing more than very good makeup that this actress had to wear for the role. But when she posted a photo like this on her social media, some people thought it was what she really looked like without makeup.
Jared Leto — Mr. Nobody
Jared Leto portrayed a 118-year-old nobody — the last mortal person on Earth.
Mandy Moore — This Is Us
Mandy Moore also transformed into an old person. Her makeup added 40+ years to her age. In the series, she was also shown as a young person but, just like everyone else on the show, she changes throughout the series.
Willem Dafoe — Shadow of the Vampire
Dafoe portrayed vampire Max Schreck in 2000. For this amazing transformation, he was nominated for an Oscar as “Best Supporting Actor.”
Monica Bellucci — The Brothers Grimm
We only see Bellucci’s character in this scary makeup for several minutes, but it’s hard to forget.
Bonus: Emma Thompson