How celebrities who played iconic roles really look in real life

The Joker, Pennywise the Clown and Voldemort.

These are some of the most popular characters that have hit the silver screen.

Have you ever wondered, however, how the celebrities who portrayed them look behind all the makeup and special effects?

Acid Cow has compiled a series of photos showing the actors and actresses who played the iconic personas in some of our favourite films.

Have a look at them in the gallery above.