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5 Famous Actors Who Sustained Severe Injury While Filming On-Set (Photos)

Sometimes, starring in a big Hollywood production can come with a cost. Actors and actresses pride themselves and their commitment to their roles, but sometimes, that commitment can lead to endangering their bodies. There has been more than a few times when stars were left with permanent damages on their body, whether it be from stunts, prosthetics, or a freak accident.

In today’s article, we would be looking at 5 actors who were left with permanent damage after a movie role:

Jennifer Lawrence

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American actress, Jennifer Lawrence is famously known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men film series (2011 – 2019), and also Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series (2012 – 2015). However, The Hunger Games movie left the actress with countless bumps and bruises — the beachside Titular Event in the film required Jennifer Lawrence to do a lot of diving which led to her going deaf in one ear, along with frequently getting various ear infections for months after filming.

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During an interview, the actress revealed that a jet from one of the cornucopia scenes punctured her eardrums.

Dylan O’Brien

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While performing a stunt on top of a vehicle in a harness at the onset of the third Maze Runner film, O’Brien fell off and was hit by another vehicle.

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The accident was so severe that the actor’s right face was almost entirely broken, which was later fixed by placing 4 metal plates in his face.

Angelina Jolie

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American actress, Angelina Jolie, has already proven to be a top-notch action star by performing her stunts in films like Maleficent, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. However, while filming an action scene in Salt, the actress hit her head hard on a desk while rolling onto the floor.

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Even though the injury isn’t as severe as she feared, it did leave her with a permanent scar above her nose.

Jaimie Alexandra

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While on set for the Marvel sequel, Thor: The Dark World, Jaimie Alexandra who plays the mighty Lady Sif slipped from a high-area which made the actress sustain severe injuries like a dislocated shoulder.

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The actress also paralyzed her left and right leg after she mistakenly compressed her spine while sitting down in a car, Jaimie had to go through physical therapy to get back onset.  

Charlize Theron

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While portraying the evil queen in Snow White and the Huntsman, Theron was required to do a lot of screaming on set, which caused a muscle in the actress’s stomach to tear.

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