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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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Gabourey Sidibe

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

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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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