The purpose of an actor is to step into somebody else's shoes and walk in them so convincingly that the audience forgets they're watching a performance. But some roles require more than just good acting skills, which is where makeup and prosthetics come in. Scroll down for some of the most incredible transformations that have ever taken place on film. From Ralph Fiennes playing Voldemort and Meryl Steep disguised as a Rabbi to John Travolta turning into a woman and Angelina Jolie turning into a man, the list below, compiled by Bored Panda, is a testament to the amazing magic of movie makeup.
#2 Naomi Grossman - Pepper (American Horror Story Series)
#4 Eddie Redmayne - Lili (The Danish Girl)
#8 Richard Brake - The Night King (Game Of Thrones)
#9 Eddie Murphy - Saul (Coming To America)
#10 John Matuszak - Sloth (The Goonies)