ScreenRant has released a video that lists and breaks down ten actors who almost went crazy because of the role they were playing. Actors who sank deep into their roles are Heath Ledger, Robert De Niro, Nicolas Cage, Shia LaBeouf, Jared Leto, and of course, Daniel Day-Lewis.
Method acting isn’t a new technique, but the idea of living the life of a character in order to give an honest performance has only gotten more popular in the last few decades. Some actors can take the technique a bit too far, however, pushing the limits of both themselves and those around them. Here are Screen Rant’s 10 Actors Who Almost Went Crazy in Their Roles.