Actors whose health has suffered because of work
Hollywood - it's not as fun as many imagine. Even shooting the comedy may result in coma main actor, who decided very responsible approach to work.
Matthew McConaughey - "Dalassky buyers club"
2012 was a watershed year for the actor. McConaughey decided to be serious - and in his personal life, and career. He is married to Brazilian model Camilla Alves and instead chose another romantic comedy script "Dalasskogo buyers club" - a drama about AIDS. This role is difficult to Matthew was given: he was exhausted mentally and physically. For the role of HIV-positive hero McConaughey lost 12 kilos, and then he started having problems with his vision. Fortunately, the actor time to see a doctor, but the effects of extreme weight loss (such as nausea, dizziness, problems with pressure and digestion) McConaughey tortured a year after the shooting.
Daniel Day-Lewis - "Gangs of New York"
The British actor known for his eccentric and sometimes fanatical approach to roles. For example, during the shooting of the film "My Left Foot," Day-Lewis, whose character was struck by cerebral palsy, refused to get out of the wheelchair the entire day of shooting. But before filming the drama "In the Name of the Father," the actor dropped 13 kilograms, and spent several days in a chamber with real prisoners.
Ready to record tapes of Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York", Daniel Day-Lewis walked through the winter in New York nipped and a worn coat - like his hero, the leader of a street gang Butcher. It is not surprising that the actor earned an inflammation of the lungs. What is surprising is that it is up to the end of the shooting refused treatment because in the 19th century, where the action film, not yet treated with pneumonia.
Martin Lawrence - "Big Momma's House"
On the set of the comedy Lawrence had to wear a huge latex suit. To prepare for the work of the actor in the heat went out for a run in woolen clothes and wrap with cling film. A few hours later, Lawrence was in the hospital with heat stroke and dehydration. For three days he spent in a coma with a temperature of 40 is connected to a ventilator ... When you know it, the comedy "Big Momma's House" does not seem so funny.
Matt Damon - "Courage Under Fire"
Hero Damon - who served a soldier who seeks salvation from panic attacks in character. The actor sat on an extreme diet and lost 20 kilograms, which greatly affected his health. A few months after the completion of filming, he treated the adrenal glands.
Halle Berry - "Jungle Fever"
"dengue fever" was the first film Halle Berry on the big screen. 25-year-old actress played a prostitute, dependent of crack. Ready to shoot, Berry walked under these shooting galleries in the company of a police officer under cover, which made the actress to wear a bulletproof vest attacks. During filming themselves Berry as her character, not washed for several days. Fortunately, the team of the film is sympathetic to Holly's request to get used to the role.
Ashton Kutcher - "Jobs"
As a young Steve Jobs influenced by the hippie commune for nearly a year kept the fruit diet. His experience has decided to repeat and Ashton Kutcher, who played the founder of Apple in 2013. A few days the actor ate only apples, nuts and seeds and drank water. As a result, Kutcher could not stand the pancreas. The actor was in the hospital with a bout of pancreatitis.
Hilary Swank - "Million Dollar Baby"
Playing boxer, Swank spent hours in training, which is why on the right heel of her in a huge blister. Hilary was difficult to walk, and she decided to ... squeeze it. As a result, the actress has brought himself aureus. Her entire leg was covered with purulent inflammation, and Swank spent three weeks in the hospital.
Christian Bale - "The Machinist"
Thriller Brad Anderson immerses the viewer into a world of paranoia and obsession, in the center of which is emaciated Christian Bale. His character suffers from insomnia, mental disorders, and exhaustion. The actor in the day to eat an apple, a can of tuna and drank a cup of coffee, resulting in lost up to 54 kilograms. At the end of filming in Bale it was only 6 weeks to not only gain weight, but also to pump up the muscles for the next role of Batman.
Robert De Niro - "Raging Bull"
For the sake of the role of boxer Jake LaMotta actor trained for a year in the ring. He spent nearly 1,000 fights together with the coach and even a broken rib that. But to portray his hero at sunset career, De Niro gained more than twenty kilos overweight. To do this, the actor arranged bender with a mountain of fatty snacks, which could not but affect his health. Shortness of breath, slouch, speech problems have drunken boxer - in the frame it was not a game. Director Martin Scorsese even stopped shooting because of the risk of heart attack in De Niro.