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Sep 11, 2016

Do You Know The Age These Actors Were When They Played Their Most Iconic Character?

Some of these may really surprise you!

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Ages are based on the release date of the film.

  1. Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Julia was just 22 years old when she played the "hooker with a heart of gold," Vivian Ward.

    Via Disney
  2. Universal Pictures
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Great Scott! Michael was 24, but he played a 17-year-old really convincingly.

    Via Universal Pictures
  3. Paramount
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tom was 37 years old, and by 38 he won his second Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Forrest Gump.

    Via Paramount
  4. Miramax
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Samuel was motherfucking 45 when he played Jules Winnfield!!! And he hasn't fucking aged since then!!!

    Via Miramax
  5. Sony
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    At age 25, Reese was just a bit older than her character, Elle Woods, who was supposed to be about 22.

    Via Sony
  6. Warner Bros.
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The late great Whitney Houston was just shy of her 30th birthday when she portrayed Rachel Marron.

    Via Paramount
  7. Paramount
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Eddie was just 23 — and already a seasoned comedic actor — when he portrayed his most iconic character, Axel Foley.

    Via Paramount
  8. Warner Bros.
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Winona was an actual teenager when she played the original angsty emo teen, goth queen Lydia Deetz.

    Via Warner Bros.
  9. Paramount
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    At 23, Leo was just a tad older than his character, Jack Dawson, who was supposed to be 19 years old.

    Via Paramount

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