Hollywood dictates that to be recognised for your on-screen performance (ie win an Oscar), you have to do whatever it takes to get into character – and that often means dramatically altering your appearance

So is getting scissor-happy what it takes to make your big break in Tinsel Town? It was for these ladies.

Take a look at these Hollywood beauties who went bald for the big screen

Above: Charlize Theron for role in Mad Max (Still in production)