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    25 Times Hollywood — I Kid You Not — Cast A Child Actor And An Adult Actor As Love Interests

    Hollywood: "He's 52, she's 17. It's fine."

    We asked the members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what age gap between a teen actor and the actor who played their love interest surprised them. Here are some of their eye-opening responses:

    1. Taylor Momsen was 15 and Chace Crawford was 23 when their characters in Gossip Girl first got romantically involved.

    Taylor and Chase about to kiss in a scene from "Gossip Girl"
    The CW

    2. Keira Knightley was 18 when Love Actually was filmed, and she had two much older men in love with her.

    Keira Knightley in scenes from "Love, Actually" with two much older love interests
    Universal Pictures

    "Weird."

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    3. Hilary Duff was 15 when she filmed A Cinderella Story with Chad Michael Murray, who was 22.

    Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray kissing in "A Cinderella Story"
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    4. When they filmed the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Tapestry," Patrick Stewart was 52 and J.C. Brandy was 17.

    Patrick Stewart and J.C. Brandy looking at each other romantically in "Star Trek"
    Paramount Domestic Television

    5. Selena Gomez was 15 and Brian Kubach was 24 when they played boyfriend and girlfriend in the first season of Wizards of Waverly Place.

    Selena Gomez and Brian Kubach talking in a scene for "Wizards of Waverly Place"
    Disney

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    6. In A Walk to Remember, Mandy Moore was 17 and Shane West was 23.

    Mandy Moore and Shane West looking at each other lovingly in a hospital room in "A Walk to Remember"
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    7. Shay Mitchell was 22 and Sasha Pieterse was 14 when they started filming Pretty Little Liars.

    Shay Mitchel and Saha Pieterse flirting in a scene for "Pretty Little Liars"
    Freeform

    8. Sasha Pieterse was also 14 when her character had a fling with 26-year-old Ryan Merriman on Pretty Little Liars.

    Sasha Pieterse and Ryan Merriman in the woods for a scene in "Pretty Little Liars"
    FreeForm

    9. Keira Knightley was 17 and Orlando Bloom was 25 while filming Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

    Keira Knightly and Orlando Bloom looking at each other in "Pirates of the Caribbean"
    Buena Vista Pictures

    "That one surprised me because I thought they were the same age until recently!"

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    10. When they filmed My Father the Hero, Katherine Heigl was 14 while Dalton James was 22.

    Katherine Heigl and Dalton James in a scene from "My Father the Hero"
    Universal Pictures

    "I'm pretty sure it was her very first kiss ever."

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    11. In High School Musical, Corbin Bleu was 16 during the filming of the first movie, but Monique Coleman was 25.

    Side-by-side pictures of Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman from "High School Musical"
    Disney

    12. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was 17 while filming Never Have I Ever Season 1, and Darren Barnet was 28.

    Side-by-sides of Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Darren Barnet from "Never Have I Ever"
    Netflix

    13. In Shameless, Cameron Monaghan was 17 when he was cast as Ian, and Noel Fisher was 26 when he was cast as Mickey.

    Cameron Monoghan and Noel Fisher in bed shirtless from a scene from "Shameless"
    Showtime

    14. Also in Shameless, though there was supposed to be an age gap between the characters, Cameron Monaghan was only 17 when his onscreen love interest, Pej Vahdat, was nearly 30.

    Cameron Monaghan and Pej Vahdat about to kiss in a bedroom in a scene from "Shameless"
    Showtime

    15. In Endless Love, Brooke Shields was 16 and Martin Hewitt was 22.

    Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt hugging in a scene from "Endless Love"
    Universal Pictures

    "Brooke Shields has a history of being paired with adult men in films." 

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    16. Chloë Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley are six years apart and played love interests in If I Stay. She was 16 and he was 22.

    Chloë Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley talking at school in a scene from "If I Stay"
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    "It skeeves me out a bit."

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    17. Emmy Rossum was only 17 in Phantom of the Opera, while Gerard Butler was 33 and Patrick Wilson was 30.

    Emmy Rossum kissing Gerard Butler in a scene from "Phantom of the Opera"
    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "I love that movie, but when I learned that, I was grossed out."

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    18. Madison Reyes from Julie and the Phantoms is only 16, while Charles Gillespie is 22.

    Madison Reyes and Charles Gillespie looking at each other longingly from "Julie and the Phantoms"
    Netflix

    19. Selena Gomez had just turned 16 when Another Cinderella Story was released, and her love interest, Drew Seeley, was 26.

    Selena Gomez and Drew Seeley kissing in a scene from the movie
    Disney

    20. Mila Kunis lied about her age to get cast in That '70s Show. She was 14 when she was cast and 15 when the first episode aired. Ashton Kutcher was 20.

    Mila Kunis and Aston Kutcher sitting on a couch in a scene from the show
    Fox

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    21. Jared Leto and Claire Danes were on My So-Called Life. He is eight years older and would have been around 22 when the show was on, while she was around 15.

    Jared Leto and Claire Danes talking in a scene from the show
    ABC

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    22. In Starstruck, Danielle Campbell was around 15 years old and Sterling Knight was around 20 years old.

    Danielle Campbell and Sterling Knight looking at each other at a school dance in a scene from the movie
    Disney

    23. Melissa Gilbert was 15 and Dean Butler was 23 in Little House on the Prairie when the show first introduced his character, Almanzo.

    Melissa Gilbert lying on Dean Butler's chest in a scene from the show
    NBC

    "I know the real Laura and Almanzo had a big age gap, but if there was ever a time to take liberties with the facts, that was it!"

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    24. In Everything Sucks, Sydney Sweeney was nearly 20 and she made out with Peyton Kennedy, who was 13.

    Sydney Sweeney dancing with Peyton Kennedy in a scene from the show
    Netflix

    "That's gotta be one of the worst."

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    25. And Kirsten Dunst was 11 years old and Brad Pitt was 30 when she had to kiss him in Interview with the Vampire.

    Kristen Durst holding Brad Pitt in her arms in a scene from the movie
    Warner Bros.

    "One of the creepiest kissing scenes."

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