Top 10 Oscar-Worthy Transformations

How does one separate the actors from the actors? Simple. A true thespian is not one who will shy away from devoting everything – including their appearance – to a role that speaks to them. It goes without saying that, in recent years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has paid extra attention to the acting performances of men and women who underwent extensive physical alteration for a role. It still amazes me that Tyler Perry’s riveting performance in Diary of a Mad Black Woman went without a nomination… Alas, with the Oscars right around the corner, please allow this collection of TYF’s favorite Oscar-worthy transformations to tide you over until the beautiful people hit the red carpet on February 24th.

Did I miss anyone? Who would you have included? I relish in your criticisms! Let me know below.

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At 23 years of age, Belfast-born and Toronto-raised Andrew Hunter is a freelance writer for several web and print publications based in and around T.O. A perpetual student, Andrew studied Hospitality Management at Seneca College, Freelance and Feature Writing at London School of Journalism and is currently completing his BA in Professional Communication at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia. His favourite films include In Bruges, Inception and Glengarry Glen Ross. His favourite television series include Game of Thrones, Magic City and 30 Rock. His favourite musical acts include Arkells, Sam Roberts Band and Mumford & Sons. Andrew takes pride in being the sole Canuck contributor at TYF. If ever he mistakenly uses the Canadian spelling of a word and it upsets you, he doesn't care and thinks you should move on with your life. "Eh."
  • bn100

    Those are cool transformations

  • G K

    Charlize and Heath were excellent.