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How Leonardo DiCaprio Transformed Into J. Edgar Hoover

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It’s common for actors gain or lose weight for roles, but the tight filming schedule for “J. Edgar” didn’t give Leonardo DiCaprio enough time to bulk up; instead, a team of makeup artists helped the actor transform into the portly J. Edgar Hoover.

“I really wanted to take a break and do the whole real physical transformation,” he admitted to Access Hollywood. “Of course, the film wouldn’t allow it. It was a massive amount of weight to put on in a very short amount of time. So thankfully, I had a lot of people around to help me in that transformation and I think it turned out pretty well.”

Check out the complete array of Celebs.com interviews with the “J. Edgar” cast here; if you haven’t seen DiCaprio’s remarkable transformation yet, head over here to see the trailer.

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