TV & FILM
02/23/2014 01:38 pm ET Updated Feb 23, 2014

These Actors Are Very Different Ages Than The Characters They Play

Ever wonder why the TV characters of your acne-ridden, awkward teen years looked so put together? Well, aside from having professionals to take care of their hair and makeup needs, a lot of them were well into their 20s while playing high schoolers.

From "90210" to "Pretty Little Liars," these 12 actors are much older than the TV characters they play.

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Actors Who Are Much Older Than Their TV Characters
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