Given below is the list of intense method actors who have forced themselves to perform for which they are casted.
According to him, he is not a method actor but he is seen shedding pounds and then gaining weight many times for the roles he got in different movies. In the year 2004, she got the role in a movie with the name of The Machinist for which he shed many pounds after which he gained weight for another movie that was famous with the name of Batman. He is one of the most intense method actors who struggle a lot to indulge in the role that is assigned to him. It is said that for the film ‘The Machinist’, he made a lot of efforts to shed the pounds, and his weight was 30 kilogram reduced. For the movie after that one, he gained the weight and struggle for his muscles that were made more than he had prior to losing weight.
She was not much known, but she is added to the list because she didn’t effort to extreme for her role she got to iconic singleton Bridget Jones. When she was casted, Bridget fans became angry and said that she is not British as well as not fit for the role due to her curves. She is ranked at 9th number in the list of top 10 most intense method actors in the world. She struggled hard to lose pounds to tone up her figure and she also struggled to learn the London accent and when the movie was released then it is admitted by all that she did great according to the role due to which the film was a huge success.
Health Ledger acted in the movie Batman for which he did struggle to extreme which is said to the reason of his death, for the role as the Joker in the movie, he locked himself in a room of hotel for a almost 1 month and he didn’t take normal sleep. A diary was made by him that was full of pictures of Batman comics, images of jokers and many more. After the making of the film, he was suffering from chronic insomnia and exhaustion due to which according to the doctors he died while the making of his next movie which was with the name of “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”.
When she got the role as the computer hacker “Lisbeth Salander” in the film with the name of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” that was released in 2005, she didn’t have any piercings on any part of her body. She is ranked at 7th number in the list of top 10 most intense method actors in the world. According to her, she felt that a few to truly inhabit the piercings are needed to give the look of the character that she will be playing in the movie, so she got her lower lip, eyebrow, nose, nipples, and ears pierced.
He lived alone a few months before acting as young Vito Corleone in the movie with the name of “Godfather II” which was released in the year 1974. He learned the language that was necessary for the role and for performing great, he received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. He is ranked at 6th number in the list of top 10 most intense method actors in the world. For another movie that was with the name of “Raging Bull” that was released in 1980, he gained almost 60 pounds for his role as a boxer; he also got the training of boxing for the role.
He left his home, his motor vehicle, his girlfriend and most of his possessions prior to moving to Europe for the movie because he wanted to become perfect for the role he was going to play in the movie “The Pianist”, he also reduced his weight for the film. His hard work pays off that he received the best Actor Oscar for his acting.
He is a famous intense method actor, for which he received 2 Academy Awards for Best Actor as he struggles hard for his roles. For the movie with the name of “Marathon Man,” he didn’t sleep for days as he was practicing for the role.
She made effort to prepare for his role that he got in the year 1971 in crime drama with the name of “The French Connection”, for which he spent a month in a patrol car along with Grosso and Egan for the preparation of the movie. She is ranked at 3rd number in the list of top 10 most intense method actors in the world. It is said that he practiced so hard that he even assisted in the arrest of a suspect in reality due to which he got fame.
He was casted for the movie with the name of “Man on the Moon” in which he had to play the role as comedian Andy Kaufman and for his role he practiced a lot that didn’t respond to any person on set if he/she uses his real name. He only responds to those who call him with the name Andy, other than that he used to put Limburger cheese in his pockets so that bad smell comes from him which was the requirement of the character.
He is ranked at 1st number in the list of top 10 most intense method actors in the world. He is one of the most intense method actors because he can go to when immersing himself in the roles for which he is casted. In the year 1989, he was casted in the movie with the name of “My Left Foot” for which he fully refused to move from his wheelchair and he also insisted that he will only eat by spoon from any other person’s hand. For his endless efforts, he received the Best Actor Oscars award.
It is the most challenging task that requires extreme struggle, but the method acting is liked too much. A large number of viewers enjoy what the actors do but cannot image how much struggle is needed for that, the talented actors understand it well that when performing a role, they have to practice hard for it. They don’t just show up on the filming location according to the schedule; they practice for months because they know that they truly have to get into character for which they prepare themselves.