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    Top 25 Actors Who Are Crazy In Real Life

    Hollywood is a place filled with all kinds of people. Actors are obviously the most visible part of the entertainment industry as they are the face of any project. But not all of them are of sound mind or are professional, and are labeled as eccentric.

    Fame and success are something not everyone can handle well. Personal demons, work-related stress, and other things have made these actors nut-jobs. So just sit back and relax, as we have curated a comprehensive list of actors who are difficult in different ways.

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    Actors Who Lost Their Way Due To Fame

    1) Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway
    Faye Dunaway

    The ‘Bonnie and Clyde‘ actress is known for blacking out on anyone she meets at airports, restaurants, or press conferences. She also famously left several voicemails to one of her producers back in the day.

    2) Joaquin Phoenix

    Joaquin Phoenix
    Joaquin Phoenix

    The ‘Joker‘ actor was lauded for his performance as a mentally-unstable clown. However, his 2009 appearance on David Letterman’s show made everyone question if he was alright or not.

    3) Ezra Miller

    Ezra Miller
    Ezra Miller

    Ezra Miller, who uses they/them pronounces has had several run-ins with the laws. He was seen choking a woman and charged with drug possession, burglary, and harassment as well as the disappearance of a lady and her children.

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    4) Tilda Swinton

    Tilda Swinton
    Tilda Swinton

    Swinton’s gender-ambiguous oriental feature makes her stand out in the crowd. At the age of four, she planned to kill her younger brother out of jealousy. That is a pretty unsettling thing for a four-year-old to think.

    5) Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland
    Kiefer Sutherland

    The ‘24‘ actor has a history of problematic behavior. He was once spotted taking his shirt off at a strip club as well as physically attacking a fashion designer who commented on his close friend Brooke Shield.

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    6) Wesley Snipes

    Wesley Snipes
    Wesley Snipes

    Wesley Snipes, who is known for evading taxes, has done more than that in his life. The crew of ‘Blade: Trinity‘ suffered a lot as Snipes would through tantrums and frequently argued with its director David Goyer.

    7) Jared Leto

    Jared Leto
    Jared Leto

    Jared Leto‘s method acting for ‘Suicide Squad turned into a nightmare for the film’s cast. He gave Margot Robbie a dead rat and showed others a bullet-filled pig corpse, used condoms, etc.

    8) David O. Russell

    David-O.-Russell
    David O. Russell

    This director’s on-set behavior has been common knowledge in Hollywood. George Clooney, Lily Tomlin, and Amy Adams have spoken publicly about his abusive nature. In 2003, he also assaulted Christopher Nolan.

    9) Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise banned by Bugatti
    Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise‘s jumping on the couch at Oprah Winfrey‘s show is something everyone saw. He is also one of Hollywood’s most ardent supporters of Scientology and disregards things like depression, chemical imbalances, etc.

    10) Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen
    Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen once accidentally shot Kelly Preston, his fiancé, in the arm just before their engagement which was called off. He has been into drug abuse, and prostitution and has been charged with domestic abuse as well.

    11) Russell Crowe

    Russell Crowe
    Russell Crowe

    Russell Crowe is known for his short temper and has had several altercations over the years. In 2005, he threw the phone off a hotel staff who refused to help the film star place a phone call.

    12) Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper
    Dennis Hopper

    The later actor was known for his wild behavior in the 70s and 80s, especially after the success of ‘Easy Rider.’ He celebrated it by living in a secluded small town away from civilization.

    13) Nicolas Cage

    Nicolas Cage
    Nicolas Cage

    Nicolas Cage is the personification of weirdness. His overacting and over-the-top dialogue deliveries are well known. He also has rare dinosaur skulls, and a pyramid made for his body to rest in after his death.

    14) Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken
    Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken mostly plays weirdos on-screen which has been attached to his real-life personality. But he is obsessed with cats, especially their tails. He has waxed poetic about cat tails, and how actors also need one.

    15) Nick Nolte

    Nick Nolte
    Nick Nolte

    Nick Nolte is not one of those actors who have aged gracefully. In 2002, he was arrested with GHB drug for drunk driving in Malibu. He said he was taking it for four years without “getting raped.”

    16) Lindsay Lohan

    Lindsay Lohan
    Lindsay Lohan

    The ‘Mean Girls‘ actress has had a battle with substance abuse since around 2007. The same year, she allegedly “chased and threatened” the mother of her then-personal assistant in a parking lot.

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    17) Crispin Glover

    Crispin Glover
    Crispin Glover

    In 1987, Glover appeared on David Letterman’s late-night show wearing platform shoes and a wig as his character in ‘Rubin and Ed.’ But the film came out four years later no one had clue what he was doing at that time. He also did a karate kick just inches away from Letterman’s face.

    18) Gary Busey

    Gary Busey
    Gary Busey

    One of the craziest actors in Hollywood, Busey was charged and arrested with three sexual offenses and one count of harassment. He often mumbles about metaphysics and quantum theories.

    19) Courtney Love

    Courtney Love
    Courtney Love

    Love has often been into rambling rants on social media and once railed at flight attendants for no apparent reason. She also claimed Brad Pitt kicked her out of ‘Fight Club‘, but the studio responded that she didn’t even crack the audition.

    20) Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson
    Mel Gibson

    In 1991, Mel Gibson made some homophobic remarks and did not apologize. He also openly hates Jews and in 2010, his phone call audio leak had him say to Oksana Grigorieva that if she got “raped by a pack of niggers“, it would be her fault.

    21) Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis
    Juliette Lewis

    Lewis has made a career out of playing eccentric characters in films. She is also one of Hollywood’s open supported of the Church of Scientology and is known for her strong presence in interviews.

    22) Angelina Jolie

    Angelina Jolie
    Angelina Jolie

    While Angelina Jolie is not crazy, she has done her fair share of crazy stuff in her early days. She wrote Jonny Lee Miller’s name in her own blood on a t-shirt in her own blood. She and her then-husband Billy Bob Thornton also shared necklaces of vials of their blood.

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    23) Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena Bonham Carter
    Helena Bonham Carter

    To promote ‘Alice in Wonderland’, Carter appeared on Craig Ferguson’s late-night show. Instead, she promoted ‘Avatar’ (which is not her film), and showed a bunch of mugs to the audience.

    24) Danny Bonaduce

    Danny Bonaduce
    Danny Bonaduce

    Bonaduce achieved fame at a very young age for playing Danny Partridge. However, just like many child artists, he couldn’t fathom fame in adulthood. In 1990, he was arrested for buying cocaine while attending an event that he was set to participate.

    25) Shia LaBeouf

    Shia Labeouf
    Shia Labeouf

    In another case of a child actor gone wacko as an adult, Shia has been arrested for harassment, once showed up wearing a paper bag on his face at an award show, and the list goes on. He has also been charged with sexual battery, and assault by his ex-girlfriend.

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