Visually arresting transformations aren't reserved just for movie magic. Take a look at these good-looking actors who are virtually unrecogniable after a trip to the costuming, hair, makeup and prosthetics departments.
Naomi Grossman, American Horror Story
A shaved head, buck teeth and fake nose and ears transform the petite and lovely Naomi Grossman into Pepper, the microcephalic Briarcliff patient who was first seen on FX's 1964-set American Horror Story: Asylum and who will return for Freak Show, which rewinds the clock 12 years.
Photo Credits: Randy Shropshire/Getty Images; Sonja Flemming, CBS; Kevin Mazur, Getty Images for TNT; Michael Gladis; HBO; Gabe Ginsberg, WireImage; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images; Jenny Anderson/WireImage; Paul Archuleta, FilmMagic