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Actresses who know age is nothin' but a number

AGELESS: (From left) Clueless star Stacy Dash and British actress Zaraah Abrahams

THEY SAY age is nothing but a number, and these actresses certainly know a little something about that.

From television stars to Hollywood sirens, check out our roundup of actresses who have played characters years apart from their actual age:


Monique Coleman

Monique Coleman was anything but a high school student when she played 16-year-old Taylor McKessie in High School Musical! She was actually ten years older than her character being 26-years-old at the time.


Stacey Dash

Stacey Dash was 28-years-old with a child when she played 15-year-old Dionne in Clueless. A few later years later, at the age of 32, she reprised her role for the spinoff television series.


Bianca Lawson

Bianca Lawson played 16-year-old Maya St. Germain on Pretty Little Liars. The actress is currently 34-years-old and she has been playing teenagers since her debut on Saved by the Bell: The New Class in 1993, meaning Lawson has been playing the role of a teenager for about 20 years.


Gabourey Sidibe

Empire star Gabourey Sidibe was 26 years old filming the 2009 film Precious. Her character Claireece ‘Precious’ Jones was 16.


Zaraah Abrahams

British Actress Zaraah Abrahams played schoolgirl Michaela White in BBC's Waterloo Road for four years despite starting the role in her early 20s

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