Celebs who are older than they look

Celebs who look younger. This is a list of actors who either have Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) or are blessed with great genes and have played roles which were meant for younger stars..
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“ A 39 year old who suffers from a rare congenital growth-hormone condition. ” - vhavnal
Ralph Macchio
Ralph George Macchio was born on November 4, 1961 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He started out in various TV commercials in the late 1970s before appearing in the puerile comedy movie Up the Academy, then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough followed by a decent performance...
“ Most recognizable of all the starts mentioned, famous for the "Karate Kid" movie series. At 50+, he has been passing off as someone who is in the early to mid 30's for the last decade.... ” - vhavnal
Eric Millegan
Actor, Bones
Eric Millegan was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Springfield Oregon. He is currently found on television as Zack Addy in the FOX hit show, Bones. Other TV credits include guest spots on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street. On film, he starred as Ed Simone in On_Line - Official Selection of the Berlin International Film Festival...
“ Is 42 years old but has been playing "Teen" and "Early 20ish" roles for the last decade ” - vhavnal
“ Even at 36, she still portrays teen roles. Most recently she was cast as a 16 year old in hit ABC series "Pretty Little Liars" ” - vhavnal
“ The 38 year old who has been playing the teenage older brother of Miley Cyrus character, Hannah Montana on their hit TV and Movie franchise. ” - vhavnal
Bernadette Peters
Actress, Anastasia
Bernadette Peters was born Bernadette Lazzara on February 28, 1948 in Queens, New York City. Peters is one of the most critically-acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and eight Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards...
“ At close glance, no one will believe that this eternally youth actress is in her mid 60's.. ” - vhavnal
Stacey Dash
Actress, Clueless
Stacey Dash was born in the Bronx, New York. Stacy knew that she wanted to act, and from an early age began to act professionally. She made regular appearances on The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and also St. Elsewhere. At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy Territory, which was quickly followed by Moving...
James Marsters
James graduated from Davis High School and attended Juilliard, the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and the American Conservatory Theatre. After spending ten years doing stage work he finally moved to L.A. to pursue a career in film and television. After appearing in several guest roles he finally got his big break as Spike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer...
“ At 50+ and just like Ralph, has been playing younger characters for years!. ” - vhavnal
Ryan Cartwright
Ryan Cartwright was born on March 14, 1981 in Erdington, Birmingham, England. He is known for his work on Vacation (2015), Alphas (2011), Mad Men (2009) and Bones (2008-2011). After working for many years in England on shows like Hardware (2003-2004), Donovan (2005-2006) and The Grimleys (1999-2001) Ryan moved to Los Angeles to enjoy the sunshine.
“ A 35 year old played an autistic teen in SyFy's "ALPHAS" ” - vhavnal
Jesse Heiman
Actor, Neighbors
Jesse Heiman was born in Boston on May 23, 1978 and lived in Boston until 1989. He lived in Austin, Texas from 1989 and attended West Ridge Middle School, Westlake High School, and Texas State University of San Marcos for education. Graduated college in May of 2000 with a BA in English. Moved to Los Angeles in September of 2000...
“ at 38, still playing teen roles on American tv and movies. ” - vhavnal
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15...
“ 53 but has always managed to look younger than his leading ladies.. ” - vhavnal
Tom Cruise
Actor, Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told 14 year old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be considered one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to become a priest. Nonetheless, this sensitive...
“ Remarkably handsome for a 54 year old, at close glance looks like someone who has just entered 40.. ” - vhavnal
Sarah Hyland
Actress, Modern Family
Sarah Hyland was born in New York City to actors Melissa D. Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She began in the business at the age of 4 with commercial work and voice overs. Her first film was Private Parts. She then moved on to The Object of My Affection and then spent time on Another World as "Rain Wolfe", a child found in the park...
“ The 24 year old actress whose young looks makes her look much younger than her age could very well play 14-18 year old roles for the next 6-7 years or so... ” - vhavnal
Elisabeth Harnois
Elisabeth was born in Detroit in 1979 and grew up in Los Angeles. An actress since the age of 3, she co-starred at the age of 5 in two movies (One Magic Christmas and Where Are the Children?). She did numerous TV commercials until being chosen by Disney Productions to star as Alice in the Adventures in Wonderland series...
“ the taylor swift look alike is 37 but looks remarkably as young as Swift.. ” - vhavnal
John Cho
John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. Upon graduation...
“ The 40+ year old has been playing teenage and early 20ish roles since he made a name for himself in the first American pie movie ” - vhavnal
Alison Pill
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books...
“ The 30 year old whose features very much makes her look 10 years younger. ” - vhavnal
Lori Loughlin
Actress, Full House
Lori Loughlin is an American actress who was born on July 28, 1964 in Queens, New York, USA. She was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. Lori began her career at the age of 12 as a print model. During her early teen years she appeared in television commercials and was frequently seen in national print advertisements...
“ She is one of the reasons i started this but i forgot to add her, she has been around for well over 4 decades and still can pass off for someone in her early 30's. She is 51 years old. ” - vhavnal
“ The 31 year old Asian actor posing as a high school teenager on most of the TV shows he has been on.. ” - vhavnal
Keanu Reeves
Actor, The Matrix
Keanu Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born in Beirut, Lebanon on September 2, 1964. He is the son of English-born Patricia Taylor, a showgirl, and American-born Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese...
“ The 52 year old who hasn't aged a day since the first Matrix movie came out in 1999. ” - vhavnal
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor, Inception
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and his maternal grandfather...
“ mid 30s? no way, he looks like he is in his late teens. ” - vhavnal
Eddie Murphy
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian, a telephone operator, and Charles Edward Murphy, a transit police officer who was also an amateur comedian and actor. After his father died, his mother married Vernon Lynch, a foreman at a Breyer's Ice Cream plant. His siblings are Charlie Murphy and Vernon Lynch...
“ does not look 50+ years old, just like Tom Cruise, still looks very young for his age. ” - vhavnal
Jim Parsons
Having grown up in Houston, and its northern suburb of Spring, he made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Parsons then went on to study theater at the University of Houston. From there he won a place on a two-year Masters course in classical theater at the University of San Diego/The Old Globe Theater, graduating in 2001...
“ 42 and just like John Cho, looks very very young for his age. ” - vhavnal
Atticus Shaffer
Actor, The Middle
Atticus Ronald Shaffer was born on June 19, 1998 to Ron and Debbie Shaffer, with whom he resides in Acton, California. Atticus was discovered by his manager in 2006 and soon landed a guest starring role in the series The Class. That role led him to the role of Brick in the original ABC pilot,The Middle...
“ The 18 year old suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, aka brittle bones so looks much younger than his age as he is playing a 6 year old in the hit tv show "The Middle" ” - vhavnal
Jared Leto
Jared Leto made his film debut in How to Make an American Quilt (1995) and received critical praise for his performance in Prefontaine (1997). Leto played supporting roles in The Thin Red Line (1998), Fight Club (1999) and American Psycho (2000), as well as the lead role in Urban Legend (1998), and earned critical acclaim after portraying heroin addict Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream (2000)...
“ Early 40's but looks like someone who is in his mid-20's.. ” - vhavnal
Kelly Hu
Actress, X2
On February 13th, 1968, a girl of Chinese, English, and Hawaiian ancestry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Herbert, was a salesman and her mother, Juanita, worked many odd jobs to help support the family. She has one older brother, Glenn. She is a former Miss Teen USA, and modeled in Japan and Italy for several months before deciding to relocate to L.A...
“ They say Asian people age very well and Kelly is a great example of rare beauties. She is in her mid 40 but honestly looks much better than most 20 year olds ” - vhavnal
Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated television series TRON: Uprising...
“ in the last 10 years, he hasn't changed any bit.... ” - vhavnal
Frankie Muniz
Frankie was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, to Denise, a nurse, and Francisco Muniz III, a restaurateur. His father is of Puerto Rican heritage and his mother is of Irish and Italian descent. Frankie was home-schooled since Grade Six. He started his acting career performing the role of Tiny Tim in "A Christmas Carol" for three years...
“ Is 30+, but still looks like a boy... ” - vhavnal
Will Smith
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards...
“ Still looks as young as his days on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air", managed to keep himself fit and looking young unlike the other cast members of that show.. ” - vhavnal
“ 42 but very youthful looking. ” - vhavnal
Justin Long
A likable, boyish-looking actor with thick eyebrows and a friendly smile, Justin Long is a native of Connecticut. He was born and raised in Fairfield, the second of three sons. His father, R. James Long, is a Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University, and his mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a former Broadway actress...
“ Hard to believe he is 38, looks like someone in his early to mid 20's.. ” - vhavnal
Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock was born in Andrews, South Carolina and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Rosalie (Tingman), a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped, and Julius Rock, a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman, whose own father was a preacher. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades...
“ nearly 51 but looks like someone in his late 30's to very early 40's... ” - vhavnal
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom was born in Canterbury, Kent, England on January 13, 1977. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine (Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he briefly knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary political activist who fought for civil rights in South Africa...
“ 37 years old, and looks like someone in their mid twenties, infact better than most in their mid -20's..his effeminate features has made him look younger beyond his years.. ” - vhavnal
Gregory Smith
Actor, Everwood
Gregory Edward Smith was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Terrea (Oster), an American-born actress, and Maurice Smith, a British-born film producer. His brother is actor Douglas Smith. Gregory has starred in over 25 feature films, including The Patriot, opposite Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger; Closing the Ring...
“ Turned 30 in July 2014, can anyone really say this guy is older than 21 ? ” - vhavnal
“ Oscar winning writer, who is over 40 but looks remarkably like someone in their early 20's.. ” - vhavnal
Justin Chon
Actor, Twilight
Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent. His acting career started at 2005. He was in shows such as 'Jack & Bobby' and 'Taki & Luci'. He...
“ the 34 year old asian dude who plays roles meant for teenagers..Jeff Chang ROX! :) ” - vhavnal
“ The 30+ year old, still plays teenage roles on TV.. ” - vhavnal
“ The 24 year old who can easily pass for a 14 year old.. ” - vhavnal
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe was born on September 10, 1974 in New Castle, Delaware, to Susan (Thomas), a nurse, and Richard Phillippe, a chemical technician. He has three sisters, Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn, and attended New Castle Baptist Academy. Ryan's acting career began with the soap opera One Life to Live...
“ The 40 year old who looks young enough to be called the brother of her daughter.. ” - vhavnal
Jane Fonda
Actress, 9 to 5
Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Seymour Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight. Although she initially showed little inclination to follow her father's trade, she was prompted by...
“ The 78 year old who can easily pass for someone in their early 50's .. ” - vhavnal
Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory (1989) and Best Actor for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller Training Day (2001). Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s...
“ crossed 61 recently but still looks pretty good for his age, doesn't look more than mid-40's .. ” - vhavnal
Tom Wisdom
Actor, 300
“ Boyish good looks for the 43 year old ” - vhavnal