40 Famous Actors Who Were Injured on Film Sets

This also explains why making films can be so expensive. There are cast, crew, producer, and director salaries, production expenses such as gear, catering, stunt work, and insurance. Lots of insurance. But production insurance doesn’t save actors from getting hurt or even dying. Oh no. As the saying goes, sh*t happens, and film sets can be very dangerous places.

When you’re working with weapons, aircraft, vehicles, horses, rain, water tanks, boiling water, ferrets, guns, or even just a styrofoam dummy, proceed with extreme caution. Which famous actors and actresses have literally bled for their art? Read on to learn which film stars have been injured on set and which movies had to halt production until their star recovered. Making movies isn’t just glitz, glamor, and fun and games, as these behind the scenes movie injuries prove.