10 Of Ron Perlman’s Most Dramatic Transformations Ranked

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Ron Perlman’s acting career started in 1975, and since then, he has played several extraordinary roles. From playing dramatic characters to some outlandish makeup transformations, he can pull off any role in the most badass way. Let’s take a look at Ron Perlman’s Most Dramatic Transformations Ranked, which proves that he is a legendary actor and has played many legendary roles!


1. Hellboy

Hellboy is Ron Perlman’s most popular and loved character. According to the makeup artists, it used to be challenging to create the demonic look, and Ron had to sit for 4 hours straight to create that makeup look.


2. Beauty and the Beast

Perlman worked so hard to be the heart and soul of the character. Beauty and the Beast was Perlman’s first mainstream part that he played. He also confessed that he related himself with the character and was able to find his insecurities in it too.

3. Reman Viceroy – ‘Star Trek: Nemesis.’


Perlman saw an opportunity and took it. The role demanded too much heavy prosthetic makeup, but Perlman never gave up and again gave one of his best performances.

4. Sayer Of The Law – ‘The Island Of Dr. Moreau’

While playing the role “Bestial Sayer Of The Law”, Perlman almost lost his vision because of the heavy prosthetic makeup he had to wear every time on the shoot.


5. Salvatore – ‘The Name Of The Rose’

According to Perlman, he related himself to the 1939 version of Hunchback of Notre Dame and realized the irony afterward when he did the role of a Hunchback in the 1986 film ‘The Name Of The Rose’. He also accepted the fact that he got closure after playing this role.

6. Nicola – ‘Bunraku’


Bunraku is a futuristic film with a blend of eastern and western storytelling. In the movie, Perlman played the character of Nicola, a nefarious head honcho in the future where guns were totally banned.

7. Koulikov – ‘Enemy At The Gates’

Perlman played a memorable cameo of a Russian Sharpshooter, the character of a man with a filthy face and a metal-filled mouth that looked gross.


8. Gunnar -“Outlander”

“Outlander” is a sci-fi Viking film. Perlman played the character of a relentless violent Viking warrior. He had to shave his head for the movie; he also donned a collection of various faux tattoos. 

9. Corin – ‘Conan The Barbarian’


Perlman appears in the character of the Father of Conan the Barbarian in the 2011 remake starring Jason Momoa. Unfortunately, Perlman appeared in the movie for only 10 minutes. He was so committed to his role and performed really well.

10. Phyllis – ‘3,2,1… Frankie Go Boom’

The role of ‘Phyllis’ is the last one on our list of 10 Of Ron Perlman’s Most Dramatic Transformations, Ranked. Perlman is known for playing incredibly unique characters, and this movie is also one of his great characters. Perlman played the role of a transgender woman. He wore lipstick and a wig daily for the shoot.


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