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

    Julia was just 22 years old when she played the "hooker with a heart of gold," Vivian Ward. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Disney
  2. Universal Pictures
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    Great Scott! Michael was 24, but he played a 17-year-old really convincingly.

    Great Scott! Michael was 24, but he played a 17-year-old really convincingly. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Universal Pictures
  3. Paramount
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    Tom was 37 years old, and by 38 he won his second Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Forrest Gump.

    Tom was 37 years old, and by 38 he won his second Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Forrest Gump. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Paramount
  4. Miramax
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    Samuel was motherfucking 45 when he played Jules Winnfield!!! And he hasn't fucking aged since then!!!

    Samuel was motherfucking 45 when he played Jules Winnfield!!! And he hasn't fucking aged since then!!! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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  5. Sony
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    At age 25, Reese was just a bit older than her character, Elle Woods, who was supposed to be about 22.

    At age 25, Reese was just a bit older than her character, Elle Woods, who was supposed to be about 22. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Sony
  6. Warner Bros.
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    The late great Whitney Houston was just shy of her 30th birthday when she portrayed Rachel Marron.

    The late great Whitney Houston was just shy of her 30th birthday when she portrayed Rachel Marron. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Paramount
  7. Paramount
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    Eddie was just 23 — and already a seasoned comedic actor — when he portrayed his most iconic character, Axel Foley.

    Eddie was just 23 — and already a seasoned comedic actor — when he portrayed his most iconic character, Axel Foley. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Paramount
  8. Warner Bros.
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    Winona was an actual teenager when she played the original angsty emo teen, goth queen Lydia Deetz.

    Winona was an actual teenager when she played the original angsty emo teen, goth queen Lydia Deetz.
    Via Warner Bros.
  9. Paramount
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    At 23, Leo was just a tad older than his character, Jack Dawson, who was supposed to be 19 years old.

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