17 Actors Everyone Hates to Work With

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Who are the hardest actors to work with in Hollywood? The ones who may be talented, and successful, but even that can't soften the blow?

We have compiled a list of the 17 actors - and sometime actors - that everyone hates to work with the most right here for you to peruse.

Some will surprise you. Others ... probably not so much.

1. Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow allegedly requires that someone dry the shower at the gym before she uses it so she doesn't come into contact with anyone else's water.

2. Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl's hard-to-work with waysled to her leaving Grey's Anatomy.

3. Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman
During The Royal Tenenbaums, Gene Hackman made things so difficult for Wes Anderson that other cast members feared for Anderson's well-being.

4. Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
When she was 23, the set of Hook was deemed "Tinkerhell" because of Julia Roberts' erratic behavior.

5. Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan
Does it come as a shock to anyone that nobody wants to work with Lindsay Lohan?

6. Christian Bale

Christian Bale
Christian Bale had a full-scale blow-up at Terminator: Salvation director of photography Shane Hurlbutt when the latter interrupted an intense acting sequence.

7. Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis was labeled a "f*cking d*ck" by Cop Out director Kevin Smith after Willis was unnecessarily rude and refused to do any promotional work for the film.

8. William Shatner

William Shatner
William Shatner is famous for walking off set and refusing to pose for photographs when he decides he doesn't want to do it.

9. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
Fresh off her split from Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez refused to speak to anyone on set during the filming of What to Expect When You're Expecting so she wouldn't have to answer questions about their break-up.

10. Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal
While filming Executive Decision, Steven Seagal slammed costar John Leguizamo against a wall, knocking the wind out of him.

11. Mike Myers

Mike Myers
While Mike Myers is famous for his roles as funny men, he's anything but on set. Rumor has it he requires at least one personal assistant just to meet all of his demands.

12. Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe took a lot of heat from the media regarding his allegedly angry personality when he was a newcomer. That, he says, was a misunderstanding. In recent years, the rumors have simmered down.

13. James Cameron

James Cameron
While not an actor, James Cameron carries a reputation for being difficult and hard on his actors. He still manages to churn out award-winning movies, so maybe he's on to something.

14. Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen
Oh, Charlie Sheen. His public displays of narcissism are well-documented and that, coupled with a drug addiction he refused to kick, cost him his spot on Two and a Half Men.

15. Madonna

Madonna
A Times reporter once said of Madonna, "you don't admire [her] because she's nice." That pretty much sums her up.

16. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey
The worst part about Mariah Carey being a difficult to work with Diva? She doesn't think she's a diva at all.

17. Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson isn't just difficult to work with on movie sets. He's difficult to work with EVERYWHERE. Just ask anyone who's ever met him!

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