Glenn Close, Natalie Portman, Tom Hardy: Shocking star transformations

Published Jan 25 2012, 18:15 GMT  |  By

As former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon shaves off all her hair to appear in the play Wit, we take a look at the stars - including Hilary Swank and Tom Hardy - who have completely transformed their appearance, from piercings to excessive weight loss, for a movie role...
Stars Transform themselves for roles

Glenn Close disguises herself as a man for her Academy Award-nominated role in Albert Nobbs.