For many Hollywood actors, acting is never easy when they want to deliver the most convincing, realistic performances possible. Sometimes, this requires “career-loving” actors to go through a hard time transforming into characters “real”. From being immersed in the character’s worldview and thinking to jumping into the process of changing her appearance to becoming an image in the movie, many actors have faced unpredictable dangers solely because of art. This article will “roll out” the faces … who died because they invested too much in acting.
1. Tom Hanks has a staph infection when he plays the role of “Robinson Crusoe” on a deserted island, saved after a few hours will be extremely dangerous blood poisoning
Movie Cast Away (Alone On A Wild Island) starring famous actor Tom Hanks, set in a desert island and the protagonist must find a way to survive, facing loneliness and wild nature.
To prepare for the role of Chuck Noland of the film, Tom Hanks seriously gained nearly 23kg to look “middle-aged”, then he continued to lose weight quickly to film the skinny segment while he was lost on a desert island. many years.
During filming on Fiji Island, the actor suffered serious injuries in his leg but could not heal in time. The wound quickly became infected with staph infection, but it was not long before Tom Hanks was able to see a doctor. The doctor himself informed the actor that this injury is especially serious, just a few hours late treatment will turn into blood poisoning and the possibility of death is very high.
2. Inception actor flies straight into a taxi while playing the role of a Premium Rush biker
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a bicycle messenger in the movie Premium Rush (Incredible Speed). In the film’s intense and insane chase scene, Gordon-Levitt insisted on doing the action scenes himself instead of having a stuntman. However, this “racer” quickly crashed and his body flew straight into a nearby taxi, breaking the rear glass of the car, and cutting a very deep cut in the arm.
After that, he had to sew 31 stitches. Fortunately, if he was only walking a little faster, the actor’s body would likely hit even harder and face death.
3. Sylvester Stallone asked his partner to punch him really, resulting in hospitalization due to swelling of the membrane surrounding the heart
Actor Sylvester Stallone is one of the faces that never needs the help of a stuntman, but that does not make him invincible.
In the climactic fight scene of the movie Rocky IV, he asked his co-star Dolph Lundgren to try and beat him. All wishing is to make this segment as emotional and real as possible.
As a result, actor Dolph Lundgren used all of his energy to punch Sylvester Stallone, to the point that the membrane sac surrounding his heart immediately swelled up and inserted into the heart. Sylvester Stallone was taken to an emergency hospital, and was under close medical monitoring for 9 days. The punch is said to have had the same force as a serious car accident.
4. Vincent D’Onofrio gained 32kg to film, then had a serious accident because he was not used to his new body
To play the fat Gomer Pyle in the movie Full Metal Jacket Talking about the Vietnam War, actor Vincent D’Onofrio had to strive to gain 32kg, turning his body from fit into “big and clumsy”. Until now, actor Vincent D’Onofrio also holds the record for the number of kilograms an actor can gain just for filming.
However, the sudden increase in weight and the change in body shape made him unable to get used to it. He suffered an extremely serious injury to his knee because he could not move comfortably. The injury was so terrible that it could kill Vincent D’Onofrio, and he had to undergo urgent orthopedic surgery.
5. Using toxic makeup, Buddy Ebsen of The Wizard Of Oz also nearly lost his life
One of Hollywood’s scariest stories belongs to actor Buddy Ebsen when he took on the role of The Tin Man of the film. The Wizard Of Oz once upon a time.
To play the role, the actor must use a make-up for the skin to turn silvery. It also contains tin, so when applied on the face has caused a severe allergic reaction. Buddy Ebsen was rushed to the hospital (and nearly died there), was kept for 2 weeks for treatment and resuscitated at home for another month.
The role was handed over to Jack Haley – but the actor also continued to be in danger of his life when the crew asked him to use the old make-up class (albeit slightly modified).
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