in ,

Fictional Characters That Are Significantly Older Than You Realized

Looks can be sometimes be deceiving, especially when it comes to fictional characters. Fictions like fantasy and sci-fi tend to have characters that have unusually long life spans. It can be more deceiving in the live-action movies, because well where are we going to find actual immortal elves. As a result, the actors playing these fictional characters are way younger. And it is easy for us to forget their actual age. Here are your favorite fictional characters, who are significantly older than you realized.

Mystique

Mystique fictional characters
Mystique

Mystique or Raven Darkholme is a fictional character, whose age is the hardest to guess. As she can change her appearance at will, it really tough to say how old she is. The character herself has told that she was not born in the 20th century. That means that is over 120 years in age but she could also be a lot older than that.

Aragorn

Aragorn fictional characters
Aragorn

Undoubtedly the coolest fictional character of fantasy history. But what makes him cooler is that he was already around 87 when he met Frodo. It is because he is not a common man like us, he is a Numenorean. For a Numenorean, 87 is quite a young age. Aragorn too manages to live for 210 years.

Frodo Baggins

Frodo Baggins fictional characters
Frodo Baggins

Hobbits have quite fascinating fictional characters, one of the reasons is they look nothing like their age. To us humans, they always seem to have a child-like appearance. And the same is for Frodo, he looks so young and is energetic. It might come to you as a surprise that he was 50 by the time he joined the Fellowship of the Ring.

Blade

Blade

One of the biggest badest vampire hunters out there has to be Blade. He is a daywalker half-human half-vampire fictional character. This gives him the strengths of the vampire and he has the advantage of being able to walk in the sun. Being half-vampire, though doesn’t make him immortal but he ages a lot slower than most humans. He was born in 1929, which means he is over 90 years old, but does he look that old?

Chewbacca

Chewbacca

It is only a miracle that Chewbacca has not gone gray, considering how old he is. He was already 200 years old when he first met Luke and Leia in A New Hope. As a result, he is 234 years old at the time of The Force Awakens. Though it might seem quite old to us, he is really in middle age judging by Wookie standards. Wookies tend to live for over 400 years.

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Diana of Themyscira or Wonder Woman is now the Amazon warrior princess. She may or may not be related to the Greek Gods. Judging by her looks, she looks nowhere past 30. But according to the director, Diana had first been exposed to the World of Men, when she was 800. This means, in the present day, the superhero is about 900 years old. And Sally Jenkins viewed her as a child at 800, so she is still quite young.

Related: Fans Share Relatable Quotes From Fictional Characters

Written by Gargi Mishra

I am Gargi Mishra, an aspiring filmmaker. I look at the world through the viewfinder and love to study films. Write them and write about them.