You might have not known that these young actors weren’t actually teenagers when they portrayed as teenagers in their respective roles. It’s their looks and skills that make them fit in to teen roles, even after crossing that age a couple of years earlier.
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The chances that you missed him in the ‘Vampire Diaries’ are very less. This handsome hunk played Stefan Salvatore in the ‘Vampire Diaries’. He plays a 17-year-old teenager in the drama, which is about ten years less than his age. Wesley started directing the ‘Vampire diaries’ from the fifth season onwards.
The gorgeous Lea Michele shot to fame from the American high school series, Glee. She was 23, when she played the role of Rachel Berry, a 17-year-old teenager. Nobody could make out any age difference because of her beauty and zestfulness. She used her youthful singing voice to play a music lover teen in the series. Now at 28, Lea has witnessed and enjoyed six seasons of the popular series.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe and the BAFTA award for is supporting role in the movie, The Social Network. His role as Peter Parker in ‘The amazing Spiderman’ was critically acclaimed. He played the role of a 17-year-old teenager when he was actually 27. The youthful actor retained his role of the Spiderman in ‘The amazing Spiderman 2’.
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Side Kicks do a great job in supporting the superhero. Charisma’s role as sidekick in the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” was admirable. Although, she stared her acting career with the popular series, ‘Baywatch’, she received attention after “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” In the series, she played a 16-year-old active teenager, who supported Buffy in her adventures. Charisma was 27 when she played the 16-year-old character in the series.
You may recall Ryan from the popular drama series, ‘The OC’. The character was played by Benjamin Mckenzie. He was 25 years old when he played the role of Ryan, a 17-year-old teenager. Interestingly, he appeared in the list of “25 Sexist Stars under 25” not once but twice. This young man has starred along Al Pacino in the movie “88 Minutes.”
There are actors who do a host of smart things and appear really young and energetic for entertaining us. Well, each time their efforts go fruitful they get well-deserved acclaim and fame.