Going nude on screen can either be revered as brave—and win you an Oscar!—or it can be a naïve decision you immediately regret.
According to many Hollywood actors and actresses, it all just depends on the role.
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Most recently, Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay (aka Lady Sybil) revealed her feelings of regret for showing skin in a role just two years ago.
"To be honest, Albatross was naiveté and not knowing that I could say no," she said, of her lead role in the Niall MacCormick film. She also said a nude scene is probably not something she'd do again.
On the other hand, many actresses have received critical acclaim (and little gold statues!) for their commitment to roles that involved filming nude scenes. And don't think we forgot about the dudes—they've shown some skin, too.
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In this slideshow, we reveal 14 A-listers who have dropped trou and blou on-screen at some point in their careers. You might be surprised which Hollywood favorites have bared it all for a role! VIEW THE GALLERY: NUDE CELEBRITIES: WHICH ACTORS & ACTRESSES HAVE BEEN CAUGHT IN THE BUFF?
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