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Hollywood Life: Chris Pratt's weight loss journey

Chris Pratt's big break came playable lovable, chubby Andy Dwyer on TV's "Parks and Recreation," but he's since gotten trimmed and toned. The actor, who stars in "Jurassic World," which opens Friday, opened up to Men's Health UK magazine about the emotional toll his weight had on him for so many years.

Pratt, 35, says that he would eat three or four cheeseburgers at every "Parks and Recreation" table read. He felt that eating like that fit his character, but his weight ballooned to nearly 300 pounds. "I was impotent, fatigued, emotionally depressed," Pratt said. "I had real health issues that were affecting me in a major way. It's bad for your heart, your skin, your system, your spirit."

The turning point came after seeing how trim he looked in "Zero Dark Thirty." "Right after walking out [of the film screening], I was like, 'I'm going to get in shape and I'm never going to be fat again,' " he said.

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