• Some major iconic film characters were played by actors who were much older
  • These roles led to major breakthroughs in their careers

Let's start with everybody's teen crush: Stacey Dash played 16-year-old "Dionne" in Clueless at the age of 28. Tobey Maguire was already 26 when he played the teenage "Peter Parker" in Spiderman.

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18 Stars Who Were Much Older In Their Roles Than In Real Life

Most people know Michael Tucci from the classic film Grease where he played a high school student, but in real life he was 31 at the time. These days, the internet is always quick to point out just how much older the cast of the film really looked like, compared to actual high school students!

Watch the video above to learn more!