Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Grease are just two of the many iconic high school movies that have earned a more permanent place in our hearts than our own graduating class. But as much as we think we know their stories inside and out, we often forget their central lie: Their stars were way older than their roles. Prepare to be amazed (or at least to laugh knowingly!) as we take a look at some hit TV shows and movies — from The Graduate to High School Musical, Beverly Hills 90210 to Buffy — starring actors who aren’t exactly age appropriate for the parts they play. Check out the full gallery of the 30 over-aged actors who managed to fool us!
Getting fit takes hard work, determination, and apparently… a really flustered facial expression. John Mayer, Claire Danes and Julianne Moore are just three of the 25 stars we caught looking baffled while burning cals. Did they forget to pick up their laundry? Are they anxious about dinner plans with the in-laws? Come along for a jog, as we try to connect the dots and determine what makes these athletic celebs look so weird and confused. Check out the full gallery of all 25 stars below!
These stars have had their faces pasted all over billboards and tabloids, but occasionally they hide their gorgeous complexions from the masses. This includes the dashing George Clooney, the hilarious Ty Burrell and so many others. We’ve got ads from 15 big celebrities who’ve concealed their identities for popular commercials. Can you peg the famous voices?