Hollywood Stars & Stories Behind Their Scars!


Celebs with scars

Most of us look in a mirror and pick out every single flaw we have, but even Hollywood stars have their flaws.

Have you ever watched a celebrity on television on in a film and wondered how they got their scar? Let’s check out stars and their scars that give them character!

Love your scars or hate them, but there is almost always an interesting story behind them. Let’s check out some celebrity scars!

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock small scar

“Gravity” star Sandra Bullock has a small scar near her left eye. The actress was injured as a child when she was jumping from rock to rock in a creek and slipped and hit her head on a rock. Ouch!

Tina Fey

How did Tina Fey get her scar?

Funnywoman Tina Fey has a pretty scary story behind her scar that is on the left side of her face, near her mouth.

Tina was only six-years-old when she was playing in the alley behind her home when a stranger came up to her and her face. She doesn’t open up about the incident much and we can imagine that wouldn’t be a pleasant memory.

Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco in white and purple

“Big Bang Theory” actress Kaley Cuoco revealed how she got her scar during her appearance on David Letterman’s talk show. Kaley was injured while riding her horse, with it being so serious that amputation was a possibility.

The actress ended up having two surgeries and had two metal rods implanted in her leg. Cuoco was an experienced rider but accidents happen!

Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi's scar on her arm

“Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi was injured in a car accident at the age of 14 in 1984 when she was being driven home from a Hindu temple. Her injuries included a fractured right hip and a shattered upper right arm that required surgery, leaving her with the seven-inch scar.


How did singer Seal get scars on face?

Singer Seal is known for his great voice as well as his trademark scars on his face. The facial scarring was a result of having discoid lupus erythematosus (or DLE) when he was a teenager.

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix cleft lip

Quirky actor Joaquin Phoenix doesn’t talk about his scar on his upper lip, but insiders reveal he was born with a micro cleft. A microform cleft is a mild form of a cleft lip.

Tommy Flanagan

Tommy Flanagan photos

“Sons of Anarchy” star Tommy Flanagan was a DJ in Scotland before he made his way into acting. He was mugged one evening while leaving a pub and his attackers cut him from ear to ear, an injury known as a “Glasgow Smile”.

Michael K. Williams

 Michael K. Williams scars from bar fight

“Boardwalk Empire” star Michael K. Williams has a scar running down his face…from his forehead to his cheek.

The actor revealed he was injured in a bar fight between his friends and another group of guys. He was slashed on the face and neck with a razor and nearly lost his life.

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