publication date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (part of Winter 2018)

category: Movies

clue: She wore a spiky red wig in Women Talking Dirty, a curly blonde wig in Cinderella, a disheveled black wig in the Harry Potter films, enormous stitches in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a lazy eye in Merlin, a simian face in Planet of the Apes, a CGI-enlarged head in Alice in Wonderland, and an eye patch over old-age makeup in Big Fish.

explanation: Bonham Carter has played Cora in Women Talking Dirty, the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter films, Elizabeth in Frankenstein, Ari in Planet of the Apes, the Red Queen in the Alice films, and a witch (among other roles) in Big Fish. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates

Hidden Hollywood: Who better to embody the twin masks of comedy and drama than these seven actors, who disappear completely into their most famous roles? Through makeup, prosthetics, and motion capture, these actors are known for creating inhuman characters on the silver screen. You know their work, but you rarely see their faces.

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