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Sampiro
10-03-2005, 11:04 PM
I watched the show Medium (http://imdb.com/title/tt0412175/) this evening. The producers made the odd choice of casting Patricia Arquette as the lead character until such time as they can find a regular actress (at least I assume that's what they're doing- the alternative is they gave this graduate of the Melanie Griffith How I Act Good* School an actual contract, and who believably would do that?). There was a scene in which she was lying in bed with her husband and, even though she was lying on her back, her boobages were big and globular and pointing straight up just like most women's don't. There's no way any woman has breasts so firm that they stand like Gibralter when she's on her back.

Speaking of islands in the stream, this (http://thedudeblog.com/uploaded_images/Kenny%20Rogers-786319.jpg) was the Kenny Rogers I knew and this (http://brainerddispatch.com/images/041504/tmp_KRchair.jpg) is the guy who claims to be him now. Martin Guerre's wife wouldn't have been fooled by this guy- what have you done with the real Kenny?

A few performers, such as Phyllis Diller (c. 1959 (http://gregsgrooves.com/images/diller_whats.jpg), c. 1980s (http://wosu.org/images/AirFare/pdiller7.gif)) and Roseanne have incorporated their changing appearance into their act and persona, but others just walk onto stage one day with skin you could bounce a quarter off of and seem to think it looks natural. Who are some other stars who have been extremely obviously surgically enhanced over the years?

Reepicheep
10-03-2005, 11:52 PM
Cher, Anna Nichole Smith and Dolly Parton all come to mind. Both Parton and Smith have acknowledged augmentation in boobage.

The king of plastic has to be Michael Jackson.

devilsknew
10-04-2005, 12:06 AM
I watched the show Medium (http://imdb.com/title/tt0412175/) this evening. The producers made the odd choice of casting Patricia Arquette as the lead character until such time as they can find a regular actress (at least I assume that's what they're doing- the alternative is they gave this graduate of the Melanie Griffith How I Act Good* School an actual contract, and who believably would do that?). There was a scene in which she was lying in bed with her husband and, even though she was lying on her back, her boobages were big and globular and pointing straight up just like most women's don't. There's no way any woman has breasts so firm that they stand like Gibralter when she's on her back.

Maybe she was recently enhanced, I don't know, but I am almost positive Patritcia Arquette's beautiful breasts are 100% natural.

Seven
10-04-2005, 12:30 AM
Patritcia Arquette has always had a nice rack of boobage. I haven't noticed a major upward change in her boobage going back to, say, True Romance or Ed Wood.

I won't say I'm an expect on Patritcia Arquette's tits, but looking at them is sort of a hobby of mine. :D

Are they showing naked Patritcia Arquette boob on TV now?? I think I'll have to tune in.

Ranchoth
10-04-2005, 12:31 AM
Tommy Flanagan (http://imdb.com/name/nm0281107/).

JohnGalt
10-04-2005, 08:18 AM
I thought I was the only who noticed them ... um .. her. I just assumed she wears a sports-bra or something confining to bed. I don't think they're enhanced.

Hey, It's That Guy!
10-04-2005, 08:49 AM
Maxi Mounds, Minka, Lisa Lipps, and Kayla Kleevage are all very obviously surgically-enhanced actresses, God bless 'em.

Mr. Goob
10-04-2005, 08:54 AM
John Rivers has had so many face lifts one day she will ask her Doctor what the two bump on her forehead are.

Her Nipples.

priapus
10-04-2005, 08:55 AM
Pam Anderson....need I say more?

Sublight
10-04-2005, 08:59 AM
Awful Plastic Surgery is the best place to look for this kind of thing. Although not everyone is awful (Madonna was singled out as an example good plastic surgery).

http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/

Among the really badly pumped, sliced and molded celebrities are Joan Rivers, Meg Ryan, David Guest, Tara Reid and Mickey Rourke.

The queen by far, however, is Jocelyn Wildenstein, but she's never acted in anything beyond her own fantasy world.
Beware: http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/000351.html

brownie55
10-04-2005, 09:06 AM
John Rivers has had so many face lifts one day she will ask her Doctor what the two bump on her forehead are.

Her Nipples.
That would have been really funny if you had called he Joan...

Wile E
10-04-2005, 09:23 AM
Well, I could make a few comments on Patricia Arquette's acting skills but I guess that's not really the topic of the thread. I would venture to guess that her laying on her back in the show is not an accuate representation of what her boobs really do. I am sure they employ some "movie magic" (i.e. duct tape) in order to keep them looking perky during those scenes.


As for scary looking plastic surgery I nominate Nicolette Sheridan. Here was a very attractive young woman who apparently got scared of a few natural wrinkles and had someone multilate her face. She could have aged just as beautifully as her co-stars of Desperate Housewives but she chose surgery which made her look worse. She still has some wrinkles but her face has all these sharp unnatural edges and her eyebrows are in a permanent state of surprise. I find it very distracting to watch her and buy her as the "sexy vamp".

Cliffy
10-04-2005, 09:35 AM
A girl does enough push-ups, her breasts will stand up like that without surgical enhancement.

--Cliffy

Plynck
10-04-2005, 10:11 AM
That would have been really funny if you had called he Joan...he hee :D

Honey
10-04-2005, 10:24 AM
Ladies and gentleman.....Marie Osmond (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/000564.html), Mary Tyler Moore (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/000701.html), Burt Reynolds (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/burt.htm), George Michael (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/004879.html). :eek:

And on and on.

Little Nemo
10-04-2005, 11:04 AM
Micahel Jackson is the Jerry Rice of celebrity plastic surgery. Who's number one is undisputable; so you can only argue about who's in second place.

Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor
10-04-2005, 11:08 AM
John Rivers has had so many face lifts one day she will ask her Doctor what the two bump on her forehead are.

Her Nipples.

You know, that might just be what happened to the Klingons.

Too many facelifts creates a crainial ridge....

Mr. Goob
10-04-2005, 12:44 PM
That would have been really funny if you had called he Joan...

Oh shit, I thought I made a good funny.

I've heard someone say if Pam Anderson stood too close to an open flame she would melt.

GargoyleWB
10-04-2005, 01:15 PM
I. I just assumed she wears a sports-bra or something confining to bed. I don't think they're enhanced.

Bingo, it was quite clear she was wearing a bra. My wife is a near-clone of height/weight/build/boobage of Patricia Arquette, and her bras can create a dazzling kaleidoscopic array of gravity-defying architectures.

Merijeek
10-04-2005, 01:34 PM
Bingo, it was quite clear she was wearing a bra. My wife is a near-clone of height/weight/build/boobage of Patricia Arquette, and her bras can create a dazzling kaleidoscopic array of gravity-defying architectures.

Bastard.

Anyways, I notice that Barbara Eden isn't on the list, yet.

While getting a haircut today I saw some TV Land show commercial and, well, nobody looks that good at that age...

-Joe

CalMeacham
10-04-2005, 01:46 PM
nobody looks that good at that age...



I just wanna note that, while he doesn't do for me what Barbara Eden does, Hal Roach at 100 looked like a man just over half his age. I don't know if he had work done, but he moved pretty damn well for a guy that old. I don't know if he had anything done, but I'm guessing he didn't. Who the hell looks at producer/directors?

Carnac the Magnificent!
10-04-2005, 02:08 PM
A girl does enough push-ups, her breasts will stand up like that without surgical enhancement.

--Cliffy


If that were true, middle-aged women--and men--would be doing pushups rather than getting breast lifts.

Not that lots of men get breast lists, but something is damn well needed.

JThunder
10-04-2005, 02:12 PM
If that were true, middle-aged women--and men--would be doing pushups rather than getting breast lifts.
Never underestimate the public's aversion to exercise.

NDP
10-04-2005, 02:39 PM
Maybe she was recently enhanced, I don't know, but I am almost positive Patritcia Arquette's beautiful breasts are 100% natural.
Agreed. I don't think Patricia Arquette's the type to go running to the plastic surgeon's office the first time she sees a physical defect. If she was, she would've done something about her teeth years ago.

WhyNot
10-04-2005, 02:50 PM
Never underestimate the public's aversion to exercise.
But also never underestimate the weight, elasticity and smooshiness of post-lactating breasts, even over very strong pecs.

Patricia's not exactly a Hollywood skinny-skank, thank goodness. She has enough meat on her bones that her voluptuousness is quite believably natural. But she also wears my kind of bra: not so much "lift and separate" as "divide and conquer".

And I wear bras to bed. Hurts if I don't. I'm sure my breasts look just as attentive while I'm lying on my back, and they are much larger than hers. But without the bra? Smoosh-o-rama.

Plynck
10-04-2005, 03:08 PM
Not that lots of men get breast lists, but something is damn well needed.Are you kidding? Thanks to this thread, I making a list right now! :)

It's the "checking it twice" that's the fun part, though...

Miller
10-04-2005, 04:27 PM
Speaking of islands in the stream, this (http://thedudeblog.com/uploaded_images/Kenny%20Rogers-786319.jpg) was the Kenny Rogers I knew and this (http://brainerddispatch.com/images/041504/tmp_KRchair.jpg) is the guy who claims to be him now.

And if we can extrapolate a trend from those two pictures, this (http://dac.neu.edu/english/kakelly/courses/tvb&b.jpg) is what he'll look like in ten years.

sleeepy2
10-04-2005, 04:41 PM
Kate Beckinsale (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/003633.html) is a sad example of a beautiful young actress who fucked with perfection. She apparantly got the upper lip implant that is supposed to eliminate a "gummy" smile, but it instead makes you look like a kid hiding a piece of orange rind in your mouth.

She also got really bad boob implants.

I've never understood all the negativity directed at Pam Anderson. Other than her boobs (which she openly discusses), what has she had done? Why all the references to her being "plastic"? I think Liv Tyler and Lindsay Lohann have much worse breast implants, but they get a free pass. Pam appears to be a freakishly naturally thin woman, with a naturally pretty face, and breast implants. I don't think she's doing herself any favors with the plucked, pencil thin eyebrow look, though.

Push You Down
10-04-2005, 04:46 PM
I saw Jerry Orbach on PBS hawking for the pledge drive a few months before he died... It's a shame the thousands he spent on surgery was essentially wasted.

He looked frightening.

Murcielago
10-04-2005, 04:56 PM
Lara Flynn Boyle was sporting the now cliche puffy-lipped/frozen face look on Conan recently. Always found it odd that people who supposedly are in the business of expressing emotion would undergo proceedures which deny that ability.

On the other hand, Jodie Foster is probably the best example of successful work I have seen. She looked great in her recent promotional shot on Letterman.

sleeepy2
10-04-2005, 05:03 PM
Another example of good, subtle work is Jenna Jameson (stay with me, here). She had almost no chin, and her profile really suffered for it. She got a chin implant and is now a very attractive woman.

The pontoons she carries on her chest may be a bit overdone, though...

bubastis
10-04-2005, 05:32 PM
John Rivers has had so many face lifts one day she will ask her Doctor what the two bump on her forehead are.

Her Nipples.


That would explain her goatee.....



:p

brownie55
10-04-2005, 05:43 PM
That would explain her goatee.....



:p
You do not owe me a new monitor or keyboard, that was worth replacing them both.

Still wish you had changed it to Joan, though.

Omniscient
10-04-2005, 05:48 PM
I think that Cher is in the running to steal Michael Jackson's title. Just freakish.

Loopydude
10-04-2005, 05:51 PM
I nominate Dolly, not only as most obvious, but most unabashed:

"You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap!"
-Dolly Parton

ShibbOleth
10-04-2005, 05:57 PM
The queen by far, however, is Jocelyn Wildenstein, but she's never acted in anything beyond her own fantasy world.
Beware: http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/archives/000351.html


The goggles... they do... AAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHHHH!! My eyes, my eyes, my eyes. You bastard, couldn't you at least post a TMI warning?

Ol'Gaffer
10-04-2005, 06:08 PM
Another example of good, subtle work is Jenna Jameson (stay with me, here). She had almost no chin, and her profile really suffered for it. She got a chin implant and is now a very attractive woman.


Well, she needed a shelf where she could catch the...

vetbridge
10-04-2005, 06:11 PM
Maxi Mounds, Minka, Lisa Lipps, and Kayla Kleevage are all very obviously surgically-enhanced actresses, God bless 'em.

Do you think Mr and Mrs Kleevage knew what road little Kayla would follow in life?

Syntropy
10-04-2005, 06:24 PM
Pam Anderson....need I say more?
Every time I see her now, I think "What a shame. She was so beautiful back when she was on Home Improvement. What she's done to herself is just sad."

Another who fits into that niche is Nicolette Sheridan (http://filmfodder.com/images/desperate_housewives.jpg). Her character is easily my favorite on Desperate Housewives, but every time I see her, I remember how naturally pretty she was in The Sure Thing (http://posterchoice.com/im/25311_standard.jpg). What a waste.

N9IWP
10-04-2005, 06:36 PM
[QUOTE=sleeepy2I think Liv Tyler and Lindsay Lohann have much worse breast implants, but they get a free pass.[/QUOTE]

Umm, do you have a cite for Liv Tyler? She has spoken publicly against plastic surgery (not that is definitive)
http://teenhollywood.com/d.asp?r=23592&cat=1056

Brian

SnakesCatLady
10-04-2005, 06:50 PM
Melanie Griffith's mouth looks like mine did when I got stung on the inside of my upper lip by a yellow jacket who was hiding in my wine cooler. Why a man as handsome as her husband would want to kiss something that looks that awful, when he could be kissing me...

Kythereia
10-04-2005, 06:55 PM
Side note, because I'm watching CSI right now:

My mum thinks Marg Helgenburger (Catherine Willows on the show) has had some work done on her face. I think the actress has aged naturally (and beautifully, IMHO). Any verdicts?

Sampiro
10-04-2005, 07:00 PM
On the other hand, Jodie Foster is probably the best example of successful work I have seen. She looked great in her recent promotional shot on Letterman.

Has she had work done? I saw Flight Plan the other night and was thinking how good she looks for 42 without looking the least bit artificial.

On the horror side, Loni Anderson (http://cnn.com/SHOWBIZ/TV/9810/21/donnie.marie/link.lonnie.anderson.jpg) isn't allowed near small dogs or pregnant women these days, and of course Farrah (http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/images/farrah_sunscreen.jpg) has had more work done than Darth Vader.

sleeepy2
10-04-2005, 07:04 PM
Umm, do you have a cite for Liv Tyler? She has spoken publicly against plastic surgery (not that is definitive)
http://teenhollywood.com/d.asp?r=23592&cat=1056

Brian

Uhm, are we allowed to link to nude photos?

If so, here is. (NOT WORK SAFE) http://billysbigload.com/netpondcash/celebs.uncovered/34/pics/05.jpg

If not, disable it for me, please, mods.

I had heard that she had implants, and seeing this pic I assumed it was true. They could be natural, I suppose (the half-a-grapefruit look always throws me off).

If they're real, go Liv!

Murcielago
10-04-2005, 07:54 PM
Has she had work done? I saw Flight Plan the other night and was thinking how good she looks for 42 without looking the least bit artificial.

Well, I don't have any billing records, but it's clear she had some (very good) work done on her nose over the years. I suppose anything beyond that could just as well be credited to good genetics and a healthy lifestyle. I certainly don't mean to knock her, I think she is great.

Carnac the Magnificent!
10-04-2005, 08:23 PM
What's her name--Jeri Ryan?--of Star Trek Voyager fame. I saw her recently and the bulge in those gargantuan implants was really noticeable.

Not that guys really care...

NDP
10-04-2005, 11:24 PM
What's her name--Jeri Ryan?--of Star Trek Voyager fame. I saw her recently and the bulge in those gargantuan implants was really noticeable.

Not that guys really care...
Some do.

JERRY: You're sure?

ELAINE: Positive! This chick's playin' with confederate money.

JERRY: Well then, that's it. That's the end of that.

ELAINE: What? Just 'cause of that?

JERRY: Just 'cause of that? It's like finding out Mickey Mantle corked his bat!

ELAINE: Oh, come on! You've dated women with nosejobs, what's the difference?

JERRY: You don't touch the nose! You don't aspire to reach the nose. You don't unhook anything to get to a nose, and no man has ever tried to look up a woman's nostril.

ELAINE: You've put a lot of thought into this, haven't you?

JERRY: Well, I take it very seriously.

ELAINE: You know, sometimes when I think you're the shallowest man I've ever met, you somehow manage to drain a little more out of the pool.

Silentgoldfish
10-04-2005, 11:37 PM
Awful Plastic Surgery is the best place to look for this kind of thing. Although not everyone is awful (Madonna was singled out as an example good plastic surgery).

http://awfulplasticsurgery.com/

I've found the exact opposite. Often they'll take two pictures from different events that were taken at different angles with different lighting and claim plastic surgery.

It's not a very credible site.

soulmurk
10-04-2005, 11:39 PM
I've never understood all the negativity directed at Pam Anderson. Other than her boobs (which she openly discusses), what has she had done? Why all the references to her being "plastic"?

Pam circa '92 (http://images.amazon.com/images/P/6302294185.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg).

It's difficult to find pictures of her that are safe, or on work safe sites... but if you look at a face shot of her when she was on Home Improvement or her first time in Playboy, you can see some obvious differences. Her nose always stands out to me. I thought she had an adorable nose.

C K Dexter Haven
10-05-2005, 07:56 AM
sleeepy, no, we don't permit direct links to nudity or any site that's not workplace-safe. It's not that we're trying to censor such links, it's that many of our posters are reading the boards at work, and it is possible (fairly easy) to accidentally click on a link. And Murphy's Law says that when such an inadvertent click occurs, your boss will be walking by at exactly that moment.

So, we allow the link as long as it can't be reached accidentally. Thus, a two-click link (one click might be accidental, but not a second) or providing the url but not making it a link (so someone has to consciously cut-and-paste) are the accepted ways of providing sites that involve sex, nudity, etc.

Dante
10-05-2005, 08:05 AM
I've found the exact opposite. Often they'll take two pictures from different events that were taken at different angles with different lighting and claim plastic surgery.

It's not a very credible site.
Agreed. Their criteria for declaring that someone has had work done doesn't seem very stringent.

My vote for the worst work goes to Joan Rivers. There's something eerie about a 70 year old Long Island yenta who looks like an asian chipmunk (http://smh.com.au/ffxImage/urlpicture_id_1045330465705_2003/02/16/ent_joanrivers1702.jpg). You know you look bad when your drag queen impersonators look better than you do.

Honey
10-05-2005, 08:09 AM
How can anyone think that having a trout pout makes them look sexy?

Oslo Ostragoth
10-05-2005, 11:02 AM
On the other hand, Jodie Foster is probably the best example of successful work I have seen. She looked great in her recent promotional shot on Letterman.
Jodie Foster?!?!? Say it ain't so.

Silentgoldfish
10-05-2005, 11:06 AM
Jodie Foster?!?!? Say it ain't so.

I'd say it ain't so. Some people will say someone famous has had work done when they have a picture taken with a new shade of lipstick :rolleyes: .

kelly5078
10-05-2005, 05:04 PM
It's always broken my heart that Jennifer Grey got that little shiksa nose that completely ruined her looks.

Sleel
10-11-2005, 02:25 AM
Awful Plastic Surgery really, really doesn't seem very credible for a lot of their pronouncements. They don't take into account makeup or lighting, natural weight loss or gain, or different camera angles. One page I saw declared that someone had gotten a nose job when the two pictures were obviously taken about 15-20 years apart and your nose and ear cartilage grows continually throughout your lifetime. Of course your nose changes shape over 20 years, it has grown a bit. Quite a few of the people they say have had some surgery I don't think actually have.

On the other hand, the difference between Pamela Anderson as the Tool Time Girl and the Pam Anderson of later years is pretty darn striking. You'd have to be blind not to see the substantial changes she's made to her face and body, and deliberately enhanced with makeup and clothing.

The Kenny Rogers thing I don't see. My dad's face has aged in much the same way. His nose got a bit broader and his cheeks are plumper (much like his gut) which keeps him from getting cheek wrinkles. Decent lighting and makeup would make even my dad's eye creases from decades of outdoor work less noticeable or even practically invisible to a camera. I don't buy that he's "had work done" unless he's actually said he has.

Sublight
10-11-2005, 05:51 AM
I agree that they're pretty quick to jump on minor changes in appearance and claim plastic surgery, but I'll be honest: I don't care who got a little nip and tuck here or there, I go there for the freaks.

seosamh
10-11-2005, 08:01 AM
The first time I noticed - with great sadness - that Andie McDowell had had her 3d bits enlarged was when I saw a photograph of her at the aptly-named Golden Globes.

Beware of Doug
10-26-2005, 08:27 PM
I'm wondering whether one of my favorite morning news presenters, CNN's Carol Costello, might have cheekbones not found in nature. What do y'all think?

Carol 2000 (http://spcanova.org/dog_walk_images/carol_costello.jpg)
Carol 2002 (http://chrissylecreme.com/images/CarolC.jpg)
Carol 2004 (http://cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/images/costello.carol.jpg)
Carol 2005 (http://gogomag.com/cc/x_carolcostello2.jpg)

supervenusfreak
10-26-2005, 09:30 PM
My future vote goes for the brother of the actress mentioned in the OP.....Alexis Arquette, if he goes through with the surgery (http://contactmusic.com/new/xmlfeed.nsf/mndwebpages/alexis%20arquette%20to%20televise%20sex%20change%20decision).

mrunlucky
10-26-2005, 10:54 PM
Rupert Everett, who seemed perfectly fine to me, had some serious work done on his face within the last few years and now has that "permanently frightened or surprised" look. And then when I see him, I'm taken aback because it frightens me!

astro
10-26-2005, 11:17 PM
A girl does enough push-ups, her breasts will stand up like that without surgical enhancement.

--Cliffy

Is that what she told you? Oh dear, sweet credulous Cliffy.

Carnac the Magnificent!
10-27-2005, 09:35 AM
Is that what she told you? Oh dear, sweet credulous Cliffy.


He said something similar about himself.

Calliope
10-27-2005, 09:47 AM
I'm wondering whether one of my favorite morning news presenters, CNN's Carol Costello, might have cheekbones not found in nature. What do y'all think?

Carol 2000 (http://spcanova.org/dog_walk_images/carol_costello.jpg)
Carol 2002 (http://chrissylecreme.com/images/CarolC.jpg)
Carol 2004 (http://cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/images/costello.carol.jpg)
Carol 2005 (http://gogomag.com/cc/x_carolcostello2.jpg)

I have cheekbones exactly like this. I call them my cheek apples. So I'd say it's likely they are entirely natural.

irishgirl
10-27-2005, 10:24 AM
Someone you may not have thought of.

Angelina Jolie.

Watch Gia, then watch Mr & Mrs Smith.

Tell me I'm wrong.

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