The most dramatic celebrity transformations for film

Eddie Redmayne stunned the world last year with his Oscar-winning performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and this year he's going for gold again with another equally stellar transformation. The Brit is nominated for Best Actor a second time for his role in The Danish Girl.

With his girly mannerisms and delicate look, Eddie managed to convince us that he was Lili Elbe – one of the first known recipients of gender reassignment surgery.

As the 88th Academy Awards ceremony approaches, we take a look back at the most famous, ever-so-charming actors and actresses who have undergone the most dramatic physical transformations for the sake of art.

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