His sacrifice: broke toes and lost a tooth while filming Lord of the Rings action.
See him in Eastern Promises Gala Saturday, September 8, 6:30 pm David Cronenberg's new thriller
Her sacrifice: placed vanity well behind art and completely shaved her head for her role in Heaven.
See her in Elizabeth: The Golden Age Gala Sunday, September 9, 6:30 pm and I'm Not There Wednesday, September 12, 8:30 pm.
His sacrifice: spinal surgery and memory loss after an accident filming Syriana, a role that earned him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
See him in Michael Clayton, Gala Friday, September 7, 9:30 pm.
Her sacrifice: Monster Oscar winner packed on 30 pounds (and then took them off) to play serial murderer Aileen Wuornous.
See her in Battle in Seattle Saturday, September 8, 3.00 pm and In The Valley of Elah Monday, September 10, 6.00 pm.
His sacrifice: The handsome Achilles was laid low by a torn Achilles tendon battling on the set of Troy.
See him in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Saturday, September 8, 9.00 pm.