Oh. My. God! We had to do a double take when we saw the actress who plays Janice from Friends on a UK chat show recently. Maggie Wheeler, who portrayed Chandler Bing’s on-and-off girlfriend in the hit 90s TV show, looks – and sounds- VERY different in real life.
Millie Bobby Brown AKA Eleven from Stranger Things bravely went through something a lot of 12-year-old girls would be terrified of doing: completely shaving off her lush locks. The actress had to undergo a buzzcut.
Danerys may be famous for her platinum blonde hair, but in real life Emilia Clarke is a beautiful brunette. "The challenges are namely the physical aspects of being under the baking sun in a desert in Morocco with a wig on feeling very hot," Emilia told the Los Angelese Times.
We love Crazy Eyes cute hair style in Orange is the New Black, but in the real world Uzo Abuda is a lot more chic.
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Mega clever Alex Dunphy has a geeky persona on Modern Family, with her daggy oversized clothes and glasses, but off the camera Ariel Winter is a bit of a sex siren! The actress is often posting sexy selfies of herself in figure-hugging outfits.
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Peggy Oslen has her own transformation in Mad Men, but when she first starts out, she can be seen in grandma-knitted outfits and her dodgy fringe doesn’t do her features any justice. But thankfully Elizabeth Moss, who plays the character, has a lot more style!
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Johnny Galecki plays dorky Leonard Leaky Hostadter, but he’s actually a bit of a hunk! We get what Kaley Cuoco saw in him!
In OITNB, inmate Bianca Flores looks like a hot mess. Her scraggly hair, mono-brow and crazy cave girl appearance is a far cry from actress Laura Gomez glamour look in the real world.
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Well, duh! Comedian Chris Lilley portrays the popular private school girl. Lilley also played the characters Jonah and Mr Gee.
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With big teeth and big ears, Pepper from is the stuff out of nightmares, but Naomi Grossman, who plays the character, is actually a real hottie in real life.
America Ferrera couldn’t be less like her character Betty Suarez in Ugly Betty. Gone are the awful braces and thick rimmed glasses, and in need of a hair straightener!
The master of transformation is Matthew McConaughey, who looks both old and young in True Detective.
Out of her grey prison overalls, Taryn Manning - who plays former crack addict Tiffany Pennsatucky Doggett in Orange is the New Black - is like a different person! Not only does she have teeth, but she scrubs up very nicely.
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We nearly didn’t recognise Sophie McShera, who portrays Downtobn Abbey maid Daisy Mason.
Blake Harrison appears more grown up out of his school uniform while appearing in InBetweeners as Neil Sutherland.