The “teenagers” on teen TV shows have long been far out of their high school years, but some shows have less age-appropriate casts than others. BuzzFeed looked at five teen dramas to find out which one had the highest average age of actors playing teens. Below, from oldest to youngest.
2. Glee: 26.38
Oldest actor in a major teen role: Cory Monteith, Mark Salling, and Harry Shum, Jr., all 30
Youngest: Chris Colfer, 22
3. Pretty Little Liars: 24.36
Oldest: Tammin Sursok, 29
Youngest: Sasha Pieterse, 17
4. Teen Wolf: 24.14
Oldest: Crystal Reed, 28
Youngest: Dylan O’Brien and Tyler Posey, 21
5. The Secret Life of the American Teenager: 23.2
Oldest: Megan Park and Brando Eaton, 28
Youngest: India Eisley, 19
6. The Carrie Diaries: 21.33
Oldest: Ellen Wong, 28
Youngest: Stefania Owen, 15
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