3. Mickey Rourke
This next plastic surgery story revolves around Mickey Rourke. Rourke was a real heartthrob back in the 1980s. After several successful and unsuccessful films eventually decided to try his hand at boxing.
His short-lived boxing career apparently caused serious facial injuries. These injuries led to Rourke having plastic surgery. While his career eventually bounced back, his acting career took a hit after his face became unrecognizable.