Extreme Makeover! Dramatic Celebrity Weight Transformations for the Big Screen

From bulking up to withering away, stars will do anything for their craft -- we highlight the most pronounced changes they've gone through in the name of entertainment (27 Photos)

Donna Kaufman on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:05AM

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Extreme Makeover! Dramatic Celebrity Weight Transformations for the Big Screen

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Anne Hathaway in 'Les Miserables'

She doesn't have the Academy Award in her hand yet, but Anne Hathaway's devotion to her Les Miserables role is already legendary. While filming the role of destitute single mother Fantine, Hathaway essentially starved herself for 13 days, eating nothing but oatmeal paste (whatever that is) and the occasional half-potato. "I had to be obsessive about it -- the idea was to look near death," said the actress, who also shaved off her hair for the role. "Looking back on the whole experience…it was definitely a little nuts."

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