7 Actors Who Admitted to Drinking On the Job

Let’s just all raise our hands here and admit it: we’ve all had days on the job where we could’ve used a good, stiff drink… not after the day is done, but right smack in the middle of it. It’s just the way of work – there are days where it gets boring or just plain annoying (if you’re in customer service).

While actors certainly have one of the most exciting professions out there, it’s still a job, Sometimes, they need to have a few drinks too! Maybe they are bored, maybe they’re nervous, maybe they just want to relieve the tension of their job and their life for a little while.

These actors all admitted that they drank while filming some blockbuster movies, which makes the movies just a bit more interesting.

Maybe you need to go back and revisit some of these movies and pay closer attention to these actors, hmmmm?

1. Shia Lebeouf

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Labeouf drank moonshine to get into character for his role in the film Lawless, where he played a bootlegger during the Prohibition years. It’s called dedication to the role.

2. Margot Robbie

Robbie admitted she was pretty nervous to do a sex scene with Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street, so she pounded three shots of tequila at 9 a.m. before filming the scene.

3. Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis had a pretty racy sex scene in Black Swan, and director Darren Aronofsky said the two women had a few drinks before the camera started rolling.

4. Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe admitted he had a drinking problem earlier in his film career. He admitted to showing up drunk on set while making the Harry Potter film series. Radcliffe told the Daily Mail, “I went into work still drunk. I can point to many scenes where I’m just gone. Dead behind the eyes. I have a very addictive personality. It was a problem.”

5. Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick was given a real beer instead of non-alcoholic beer during the making of Drinking Buddies and she admitted she got pretty drunk. She said, “I was pounding beer, and I didn’t realize it was real until halfway through the take. I was like, I’m super drunk right now!”

6. Jennifer Lawrence

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Lawrence admitted to David Letterman that she got bored while filming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and she’d drink pina coladas in her trailer. Gotta kill the boredom somehow.

7. Brad Pitt and Edward Norton

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Pitt and Norton starred in the now-iconic film Fight Club together, and they shared many memorable scenes. Remember the one where they drunkenly hit golf balls together? Director David Fincher decided to film that scene because the two actors were drunk and he wanted to catch some of their antics on film.

…I did not know that.

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10+ Little-Known Facts About Hollywood Actors from the Golden Age

Back in the Golden Era of Hollywood, actors weren’t under nearly as much scrutiny as they are today. Sure, there were some tabloids and paparazzi around, but not to the degree they are today and certainly without nearly the surveillance capabilities that today’s snoops have.

That means that actors back then actually had secrets they could keep… until now.

#1. Lana Turner’s daughter Cheryl was a murderer.

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She stabbed Turner’s abusive boyfriend to death when she was just 14.

#2. Katharine Hepburn did accept second billing once.

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She agreed to be the maid of honor at Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier’s wedding.

#3. Greta Garbo was Hitler’s favorite actress.

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He used to invite her to visit Germany, but the feeling wasn’t mutual – she used to tell people that if she had met him, she would have killed him and gotten away with it.

#4. There were rumors that Shirley Temple was a dwarf.

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People believed there was no way a child could be that talented, and the Vatican even sent someone to investigate.

#5. Lucille Ball was told to give up acting.

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Her coaches said she wasn’t talented enough to make it.

#6. Rock Hudson had affairs with both of his Giant co-stars.

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The bi-sexual actor had flings with both Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean.

#7. Elizabeth Taylor once saved someone’s life.

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You already knew she was a badass, but she saved Montgomery Clift’s life after he smashed his face during a car accident. He was choking on his teeth and she pulled them out while they waited for the ambulance.

#8. The boy who voiced Peter Pan died penniless and alone.

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Bobby Driscoll died unclaimed and unidentified in an abandoned apartment building at the age of 31.

#9. Hedy Lamarr invented the precursor to Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi.

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She helped develop a radio guidance system for torpedoes at the beginning of WWII.

#10. Rita Moreno knew how to make Marlon Brando jealous.

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She dated Elvis. As one does.

#11. Joan Crawford became a recluse at the end of her life.

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Why? She was afraid of unflattering photos surfacing like they had once before.

#12. James Dean did a PSA urging young people not to drive recklessly.

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A month later, he died in a car accident.

#13. Audrey Hepburn lived through the German invasion of Holland during WII.

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She survived by eating tulip bulbs.

I’ll never look at their pictures the same!

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