Halloween quiz: Name the celebrity in each elaborate costume

Many of the greatest and most buzz-worthy performances on screen have featured actors who transformed themselves to the point of being unrecognizable. Charlize Theron’s masterful manipulation of her appearance in Monster,Hilary Swank’s Oscar-winning performance in Boys Don’t Cry and Johnny Depp’s recent metamorphosis into famed criminal Whitey Bulger in Black Mass are just a few examples of how Hollywood stars use costumes to deeply embody a character.

So it comes as no surprise that as soon as Halloween rolls around, celebrities race to their local costume and makeup gurus to dream up the most elaborate, headline-making and creative façade to wear on Oct. 31. We’ve rounded up 12 of the most disguised celebrities to see if you can guess who is hiding beneath the costume.

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