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24 Actors Playing Teenagers Vs. What They Actually Looked Like As Teenagers

Actors are known to play roles that are often younger than their age and that’s also the beauty of cinematic experience. You can appear to be whoever you want and however you want to. Actors playing teenagers in their movies and shows is common; however here are pictures of these celebrities from when they were actually of that age:

1.  Actors playing teenagers: Timothee Chalamet as a 17-year-old

Timothee Chalamet playing a 17 year old boy in "Call me by your name" 
Timothee acting 17

 

Timothee Chalamet playing a 17 year old boy in "Call me by your name" 
17 year old Timothee

2.  Actors playing teenagers on Pretty Little Liars: Lucy Hales and as a 16-year-old.

Lucy Hales playing a 16 year old on "Pretty Little Liars" 
Lucy playing 16
Lucy Hales playing a 16 year old on "Pretty Little Liars" 
16 year old Lucy

3. Dylan O’Brien played a 16 year old in The Maze Runner

Dylan O'Brien played a 16 year old in "The Maze Runner"
Dylan playing 16
Dylan O'Brien played a 16 year old in "The Maze Runner"
When 16

4. Kerry Washington played a teenager in Save the Last Dance

Kerry Washington played a teenager in "Save the Last Dance" 
Playing a teenager
Kerry Washington played a teenager in "Save the Last Dance" 
Kerry as a teenager

5. Cole Sprouse acting as a 16 year old boy in Riverdale

Cole Sprouse acting as a 16 year old boy in "Riverdale" 
Playing 16
Cole Sprouse acting as a 16 year old boy in "Riverdale" 
Cole when 16

6. Liam Hemsworth playing a teenager in The Hunger Games

Liam Hemsworth playing a teenager in "The Hunger Games" 
Playing a teenager
Liam Hemsworth playing a teenager in "The Hunger Games" 
Liam in his teenage

7. 16 year old Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games

16 year old Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger games" 
Jennifer playing 16
16 year old Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger games" 
Jennifer when 16

8. Gabrielle Union playing a teenager in Bring It On

Gabrielle Union playing a teenager in "Bring It On" 
Playing a teenager
Gabrielle Union playing a teenager in "Bring It On" 
Gabrielle as a teenager

9. Lili Reinhart playing 16 in Riverdale

Lili Reinhart playing 16 in "Riverdale"
Playing 16
Lili Reinhart playing 16 in "Riverdale"
When 16

10. Emma Stone playing a teenager in The Amazing Spiderman

Emma Stone playing a teenager in "The Amazing Spiderman"
Playing a teenager
Emma Stone playing a teenager in "The Amazing Spiderman"
When a teenager

11. Michelle Trachtenberg playing a 16-year-old on Gossip Girl

Michelle Trachtenberg playing a 16-year-old on "Gossip Girl" actors playing teenagers
Playing 16
Michelle Trachtenberg playing a 16-year-old on "Gossip Girl" actors playing teenagers
Michelle when 16

12. Sarah Michelle Gellar playing a 15-year-old on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Sarah Michelle Gellar playing a 15-year-old on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"  actors playing teenagers
Geller playing 15
Sarah Michelle Gellar playing a 15-year-old on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"  actors playing teenagers
Sarah when 15

13. Saoirse Ronan playing a teenager in Lady Bird

Saoirse Ronan playing a teenager in "Lady Bird" actors playing teenagers
Ronan playing a teenager
Saoirse Ronan playing a teenager in "Lady Bird" actors playing teenagers
Saoirse as an actual teenager

14. Thomas Brodie Sangster in The Maze Runner playing a teenager

Thomas Brodie Sangster in "The Maze Runner" playing a teenager actors playing teenagers
Brodie playing a teenager
Thomas Brodie Sangster in "The Maze Runner" playing a teenager actors playing teenagers
Thomas in his teenage

15. Zendaya playing a teenager in Euphoria

Zendaya playing a teenager in Euphoria actors playing teenagers
Playing a teenager
Zendaya playing a teenager in Euphoria actors playing teenagers
When a teenager

16. Greta Onieoguo playing a teenager in All American

Greta Onieoguo playing a teenager in "All American" actors playing teenagers
Playing a teenager
Greta Onieoguo playing a teenager in "All American" actors playing teenagers
Actually a teenager

17. Joshua Jackson playing a 15 year old in Dawson’s Creek

Joshua Jackson playing a 15 year old in "Dawson's Creek" actors playing teenagers
Playing 15
Joshua Jackson playing a 15 year old in "Dawson's Creek" actors playing teenagers
When 15

18. James Van Der Beek in Dawson’s Creek as a teenager

James Van Der Beek in "Dawson's Creek" as a teenager actors playing teenagers
Beek playing a teenager
James Van Der Beek in "Dawson's Creek" as a teenager actors playing teenagers
James when he was a teenager

19. Darren Criss played a teenager in Glee

Darren Criss played a teenager in "Glee" actors playing teenagers
Criss playing a teenager
Darren Criss played a teenager in "Glee" actors playing teenagers
Darren when he was a teenager

20. Alisha Boe playing a teenager in Thirteen Reasons Why

Alisha Boe playing a teenager in "Thirteen Reasons Why" actors playing teenagers
Boe playing a teenager in the show
Alisha Boe playing a teenager in "Thirteen Reasons Why" actors playing teenagers
Boe in her teenage

21. Haley Lu Richardson playing a teenager in Unpregnant

Haley Lu Richardson playing a teenager in "Unpregnant" actors playing teenagers
Richardson playing a teenager
Haley Lu Richardson playing a teenager in "Unpregnant" actors playing teenagers
When a teenager

22. Asa Butterfield when he played a teenager on Sex Education

 

Asa Butterfield when he played a teenager on "Sex Education" actors playing teenagers
Butterfield playing a teenager

teenage actors Asa butterfield actors playing teenagers

23. Actors playing teenagers in Glee: Harry Shum Jr.

Harry Shum Jr. played a teenager in "Glee" actors playing teenagers
Playing as a teenager
Harry Shum Jr. played a teenager in "Glee" actors playing teenagers
As a teenager

24. Leonardo DiCaprio among the actors playing teenagers in Catch Me If You Can

Leonardio DiCaprio playing the role of a 17 year old in "Catch Me If You Can" actors playing teenagers
Playing a teenager
Leonardio DiCaprio playing actors playing teenagers
A teenager

These actors playing teenagers makes us believe in the possibility of achieving whatever we want. But their actual pictures from a particular age also proves that they would have never been able to carry the burden of a character back then.

 

Written by FandomWire Staff