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Actors who were completely unrecognizable in a movie

Gary Oldman isn’t afraid to make himself unrecognizable. He’s played old-man Dracula, Hannibal Lecter’s disfigured arch-nemesis, and a space merchant with the galaxy’s worst combover. But Oldman’s greatest camo moment came when he played Winston Churchill in the biopic Darkest Hour. However, Oldman never would’ve taken the role without the help of Kazuhiro Tsuji.

Tsuji made a name for himself working on films like Looper, Hellboy, and Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes. And when Oldman was approached by director Joe Wright to star as Churchill, the actor said he’d only do it if Tsuji came out of retirement to perform a makeup miracle. After all, Oldman looks nothing like Churchill. Thankfully, Tsuji was up to the challenge. After six months of research and prep time, Tsuji would spend four hours each day transforming Oldman into the English hero.

Basically, Oldman’s entire face — his nose, chin, neck, and cheeks — were enhanced with prosthetics. The man even had bits of…

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