It’s not easy for the actors to get and play the coveted role. Even in the age of modern technology, where it’s easy to achieve any special effect with the help of computer graphics. but this all not possible without makeup artists and costume designers. thanks to all these people, that we can get these awesome fairy tale characters in our Hollywood movies.

We have collected 22 photos of hollywood actors whose makeup has changed them beyond recognition.

Heath Ledger – Joker
The Dark Knight

Heath Ledger - JokerImage credit : DC Comics / BUF Compagnie

Brad Pitt – Benjamin Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Brad Pitt - Benjamin ButtonImage credit : Paramount Pictures / Gentle Giant Studios Inc.

Maiwenn Le Besco – Plavalaguna
Fifth Element

Maiwenn Le Besco - PlavalagunaImage credit : Gaumont / Hollywood Digital

Ralph Fiennes – Lord Voldemort
Harry Potter

Ralph Fiennes - Lord VoldemortImage credit : 1492 Pictures / Cinesite

Gary Oldman – Count Dracula
Dracula

Gary Oldman - Count DraculaImage credit : American Zoetrope / Animal Makers

Robin Williams – Mrs. Doubtfire
Mrs. Doubtfire

Robin Williams - Mrs. DoubtfireImage credit : 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Jim Carrey – The Grinch
Grinch – Stole Christmas

Jim Carrey - The GrinchImage credit : Imagine Entertainment / Animal Makers

John Leguizamo – Clown
Spawn

John Leguizamo - ClownImage credit : New Line Cinema / CORE Digital Picture

Danny DeVito – Penguin
Batman Returns

Danny DeVito - PenguinImage credit : PolyGram Filmed Entertainment / 4-Ward Productions

Eddie Murphy – Sherman Klump
The Nutty Professor

Eddie Murphy - Sherman KlumpImage credit : Imagine Entertainment / Light Matters Inc.

Bill Nighy – Davy Jones
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Bill Nighy - Davy JonesImage credit : Jerry Bruckheimer Films / Animal Makers

Peter Mayhew – Chewbacca
Star Wars. Episodes IV-VI

Peter Mayhew - ChewbaccaImage credit : Lucasfilm Ltd. / Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)

Tim Roth – General Teide
Planet of the Apes

Tim Roth - General TeideImage credit : 20th Century Fox Film Corporation / 4-Ward Productions

John Travolta – Edna Ternblad
Hair spray

John Travolta - Edna TernbladImage credit : Ingenious Media / Alterian Inc.

Davy Chase – Samara Morgan
Call

Davy Chase - Samara MorganImage credit : BenderSpink / Bischoff’s Taxidermy and Animal FX

Sergey Bezrukov – Vladimir Vysotsky
Vysotsky. Thank you for living

Sergey Bezrukov - Vladimir VysotskyImage credit : Directorate of Film

Doug Jones – Abe Sapien
Hellboy 2

Doug Jones - Abe SapienImage credit : Dark Horse Entertainment / Baseblack

Helena Bonham Carter – Ari
Planet of the Apes

Helena Bonham Carter - AriImage credit : 20th Century Fox Film Corporation / 4-Ward Productions

Oleg Tabakov – Miss Andrew
Mary Poppins, Goodbye

Oleg Tabakov - Miss AndrewImage credit : Radio and Television

Robert Downey Jr. – Kirk Lazarus
Tropic Thunder

Robert Downey Jr. - Kirk LazarusImage credit : DreamWorks SKG / Custom Film Effects

George Millar – Baba Yaga
Jack Frost

George Millar - Baba Yaga

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