Most dramatic actor transformations

POSTED: 12:53 PM Oct 16 2012   UPDATED: 6:57 AM Jan 23 2014

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto are receiving buzz during awards season for their dramatic transformations in "Dallas Buyers Club." Take a look at some of the other most dramatic actor transformations ever seen on film.

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For one of his earliest roles, that of a heroin-addicted soldier in the 1996 film "Courage Under Fire," Damon ate only chicken, egg whites, steamed broccoli and plain baked potatoes for months. He also ran 13 miles in total a day, dropping 40 pounds by the time filming began. He's said he lost so much weight that it actually caused unintended health problems for him for years after.

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