16 Marvel Actors Who Hide Behind the Masks of Their Characters

The most famous heroes and villains depicted in Marvel comics became so popular that The Avengers franchise has beaten all possible box office records and conquered millions of hearts all over the world. Our favorite actors had to spend hours applying their makeup to change beyond recognition and turn into amazing movie characters.

Bright Side has watched almost all of the incredible Marvel films and found the social media profiles of the stars to figure out what our favorite actors look without makeup and visual effects.

16. Nebula — Karen Gillan

Nebula was played by Karen Gillan, an actress from Scotland. To become Thanos’ daughter, she had to say “goodbye” to her long hair,


and her makeup was one of the most difficult. It took the crew around 4 hours to apply her makeup and 30 minutes to remove it.

15. Thanos — Josh Brolin

Initially, Thanos was played by stuntman Damion Poitier and appeared in The Avengers in 2012, but in the last 4 movies,

16 Marvel Actors Who Hide Behind the Masks of Their Characters

Josh Brolin took on the role of the main Marvel villain. To make Thanos look realistic, a complicated computer technology that creates fictional characters based on the appearance of the actors was used.