02/08/2013 11:20 am ET Updated Feb 08, 2013

Extreme Diets Actors Used To Lose Weight

When the time comes to drop pounds for a movie role, some Hollywood actors turn to bizarre methods.

Most recently we watched the buff and bronzed Matthew McConaughey waste away into a painfully thin version of himself by adopting a liquid-only diet for his role in "The Dallas Buyers Club." Ashton Kutcher even fell victim to his own crazy diet when he ate only fruit to copy the eating habits of Steve Jobs -- causing him to be hospitalized just days before he began shooting "jOBS."

Below are 11 of the most dramatic ways stars have lost weight for a movie role.

11 Extreme Actor Diets


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