Celebs who are older than they lookby vhavnal | created - 14 Aug 2011 | updated - 22 Dec 2020 | Public
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..
1. Andy Milonakis
Actor | Waiting...
Andy Milonakis was born on January 30, 1976 in Katonah, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Waiting... (2005), Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012) and Who's Your Caddy? (2007).
A 45 year old who suffers from a rare congenital growth-hormone condition.
2. Ralph Macchio
Actor | The Karate Kid Part III
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 (1980), then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough (1977) followed...
Most recognizable of all the starts mentioned, famous for the "Karate Kid" movie series. At 59+, he has been passing off as someone who is in the early to mid 30's for the last decade....
3. 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 (2005). Other TV credits include guest spots on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street (2001). On ...
Is 46 years old but has been playing "Teen" and "Early 20ish" roles for the last decade
4. Bianca Lawson
Actress | Save the Last Dance
Bianca Lawson was born on March 20, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Save the Last Dance (2001), The Feast of All Saints (2001) and Rogue (2013).
Even at 41, she still portrays teen roles. Most recently she was cast as a 16 year old in hit ABC series "Pretty Little Liars"
5. Jason Earles
Actor | Hannah Montana: The Movie
Growing up the middle of five children, Jason Earles was always looking for a way to stand out and get a little attention. In the third grade, he stumbled upon theater, playing Hansel in "Hansel and Gretel" and acting quickly became his life. While growing up in Oregon and then attending Rocky ...
The 43 year old who has been playing the teenage older brother of Miley Cyrus character, Hannah Montana on their hit TV and Movie franchise.
6. Bernadette Peters
Actress | The Jerk
Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. She is one of the most critically-acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and ...
At close glance, no one will believe that this eternally youth actress is in her early 70's..
7. 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 (1984), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), and also St. Elsewhere (1982). At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy...
8. James Marsters
Actor | Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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...
At 50+ and just like Ralph, has been playing younger characters for years!.
9. Ryan Cartwright
Actor | Bones
Ryan Cartwright is best known for his work on Bones (2008-2011), Mad Men (2009), Mom (2014), Vacation (2015), Alphas (2011), and Kevin Can Wait (2016-2018). 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...
A 39 year old played an autistic teen in SyFy's "ALPHAS"
10. Jesse Heiman
Actor | Old School
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 ...
at 42, still playing teen roles on American tv and movies.
11. Johnny Depp
Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II was born on June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, to Betty Sue Palmer (née Wells), a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. He was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15, and fronted a series of music-garage bands, including one ...
57 but has always managed to look younger than his leading ladies..
12. Tom Cruise
Actor | Top Gun
In 1976, if you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...
Remarkably handsome for a 58 year old, at close glance looks like someone who has just entered 40..
13. Sarah Hyland
Actress | Vampire Academy
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 (1997). She then moved on to The Object of My Affection (1998) and then spent time on Another...
The 30 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...
14. Elisabeth Harnois
Actress | Keith
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 (1985) and Where Are the Children? (1986)). She did numerous TV commercials until being chosen by Disney Productions to star as Alice in...
the taylor swift look alike is 41 but looks remarkably as young as Swift..
15. John Cho
Actor | Star Trek
John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to Los Angeles, California as a child. 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 ...
The 48+ year old has been playing teenage and early 20ish roles since he made a name for himself in the first American pie movie
16. Alison Pill
Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
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 ...
The 35 year old whose features very much makes her look 10 years younger.
17. Lori Loughlin
Actress | Summerland
Lori Loughlin's an American actress who was born on July 28, 1964 in New York City. She was a junior lifeguard before becoming an actress. She began her career at 12 as a print model. During her early teens, she appeared in TV commercials & was frequently seen in national print ads. At 15, she was ...
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 56 years old.
18. Matthew Moy
Actor | 2 Broke Girls
Matthew Moy was born on February 3, 1984 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for 2 Broke Girls (2011), Steven Universe (2013) and New Warriors.
The 36 year old Asian actor posing as a high school teenager on most of the TV shows he has been on..
19. Keanu Reeves
Actor | The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...
The 56 year old who hasn't aged a day since the first Matrix movie came out in 1999.
20. 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 ...
late 30s? no way, he looks like he is in his late teens.
21. Eddie Murphy
Actor | The Nutty Professor
Edward Regan Murphy was born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, to Lillian Lynch (born: Lillian Laney), 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 ...
does not look 50+ years old, just like Tom Cruise, still looks very young for his age.
22. Jim Parsons
Actor | The Big Bang Theory
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 ...
743 and just like John Cho, looks very very young for his age.
23. Atticus Shaffer
Actor | Frankenweenie
Atticus Ronald Shaffer was born on June 19, 1998 to Ron and Debbie Shaffer, with whom he resides in Acton, California. Shaffer was discovered by his manager in 2006 and soon landed a guest starring role in the series The Class (2006). That role led him to the role of Brick in the original ABC pilot,...
The 22 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"
24. Jared Leto
Actor | Dallas Buyers Club
Jared Leto is a very familiar face in recent film history. Although he has always been the lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and songwriter for American band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Leto is an accomplished actor merited by the numerous, challenging projects he has taken in his life. He is known to be ...
late 40's but looks like someone who is in his mid-20's..
25. Kelly Hu
Actress | The Scorpion King
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...
They say Asian people age very well and Kelly is a great example of rare beauties. She is in her early 50's but honestly looks much better than most 20 year olds
26. Elijah Wood
Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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 (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated ...
in the last 10 years, he hasn't changed any bit....
27. Frankie Muniz
Actor | Agent Cody Banks
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 ...
Is 30+, but still looks like a boy...
28. Will Smith
Producer | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith II (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 ...
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..
29. Gabriel Mann
Actor | What/If
Gabriel Mann was born in Middlebury, Vermont, USA. He is an actor, known for What/If (2019), The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and Revenge (2011).
48 but very youthful looking.
30. Justin Long
Actor | Live Free or Die Hard
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...
Hard to believe he is 42, looks like someone in his early to mid 20's..
31. Chris Rock
Actor | Top Five
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.
nearly 56 but looks like someone in his late 30's to very early 40's...
32. Orlando Bloom
Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Copeland Bloom was born on January 13, 1977 in Canterbury, Kent, England. His mother, Sonia Constance Josephine Bloom (née Copeland), was born in Kolkata, India, to an English family then-resident there. The man he first knew as his father, Harry Bloom, was a legendary ...
43 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..
33. Gregory Smith
Actor | Everwood
Gregory Edward Smith was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Terrea Smith (née 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 (2000), opposite Mel Gibson and Heath ...
Turned 37 in July 2014, can anyone really say this guy is older than 21 ?
34. Dustin Lance Black
Writer | Milk
Dustin Lance Black was born on June 10, 1974 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Milk (2008), Under the Banner of Heaven (2022) and When We Rise (2017). He has been married to Tom Daley since May 6, 2017. They have one child.
Oscar winning writer, who is over 45 but looks remarkably like someone in their early 20's..
35. Justin Chon
Actor | Blue Bayou
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.
Justin Chon is a writer, director, and actor known for his '90s LA Riots drama Gook (2017), ...
the 39 year old asian dude who plays roles meant for teenagers..Jeff Chang ROX! :)
36. Lucas Grabeel
Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Lucas Grabeel was born on November 23, 1984 in Springfield, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), High School Musical (2006) and High School Musical 2 (2007).
The 30+ year old, still plays teenage roles on TV..
37. Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).
The 30 year old who can easily pass for a 14 year old..
38. Ryan Phillippe
Actor | Gosford Park
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 ...
The 46 year old who looks young enough to be called the brother of her daughter..
39. Jane Fonda
Actress | Klute
Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and Ontario-born 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 ...
The year old who can easily pass for someone in their early 50's ..
40. Denzel Washington
Actor | Fences
Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...
crossed 65 recently but still looks pretty good for his age, doesn't look more than mid-40's ..
41. Tom Wisdom
Actor | 300
Tom Wisdom was born on February 18, 1973 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for 300 (2006), The Boat That Rocked (2009) and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008).
Boyish good looks for the 47 year old
42. Alfre Woodard
Actress | Star Trek: First Contact
Alfre Woodard was born on November 8, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the youngest of three children of Constance, a homemaker, and Marion H. Woodard, an interior designer. She was named by her godmother, who claimed she saw a vision of Alfre's name written out in gold letters. A former high school ...
68 but looks mid-to late 40s in Luke Cage...even i had to double check her age..
43. Ming-Na Wen
Actress | Mulan
Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother...
At 57, she is undoubtedly the only woman that looks in her30's.
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