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8th Aug '15 3:49:21 PM chloso
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** An old man is cast as a baby. [[LampshadeHanging For some reason.]]
8th Aug '15 3:46:40 PM chloso
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* An old man is cast as a baby. [[LampshadeHanging For some reason.]]

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* ** An old man is cast as a baby. [[LampshadeHanging For some reason.]]
8th Aug '15 3:46:12 PM chloso
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* An old man is cast as a baby. [[LampshadeHanging For some reason.]]



** The actor/actress manages to look young for his/her age through the miracles of good genes, plastic surgery, anti-aging creams, etc.
** The character is described as looking older than he/she really is, so they cast an older actor.

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** The actor/actress manages to [[YoungerThanTheyLook look young for his/her age age]] through the miracles of good genes, plastic surgery, anti-aging creams, etc.
** The character is described as [[OlderThanTheyLook looking older than he/she really is, is,]] so they cast an older actor.
23rd Oct '14 3:52:32 PM Zeego
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* '''Downplayed''': An actor who is 20 is cast as a high school student.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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An actor who is 20 is cast as a high school student.student.
** A 15-year-old actor plays a 12-year-old child.
5th Sep '14 11:33:43 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** An actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student. BonusPoints if he/she manages to make it work, [[OlderThanTheyLook one way]] or [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome the other]].

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** An actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student. BonusPoints if he/she He/she manages to make it work, [[OlderThanTheyLook one way]] or [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome the other]].
30th May '13 12:14:13 AM plcthecd
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Not only are the "Teenagers" look too old to even be in college, but teachers and students have difficulty telling them apart if not they way they dressed.
* '''Played For Drama''': A 30 pedophile, who looks young for his age stalks a high school as a student.
24th Dec '12 2:01:43 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': A middle-aged actor is cast as a preteen OR an actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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A middle-aged actor is cast as a preteen OR an preteen.
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actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student.student. BonusPoints if he/she manages to make it work, [[OlderThanTheyLook one way]] or [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome the other]].



** The actor/actress manages to look young for his/her age through the miracles of good genes, plastic surgery, anti-aging creams, etc.

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** The actor/actress manages to look young for his/her age through the miracles of good genes, plastic surgery, anti-aging creams, etc.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob, the casting director for ''Generic Teen Soap'', begins to wonder why his real-life teenaged daughter Alice looks so immature compared to the "teenagers" he works with on the program.
* '''Reconstructed''': After helping Alice and her classmates with their SchoolPlay, Bob remembers why he prefers working with slightly older actors in teenaged parts.



* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':



* '''Invoked''': An adult actor is allowed to decide their character's exact age, and he sets it in the teenage years.
* '''Defied''': An adult actor is cast into a teenage part, and fights with the casting director to make them an adult.

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* '''Invoked''': An adult actor is allowed to decide their character's exact age, and he sets it in the teenage years.
years.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': An adult actor is cast into a teenage part, and fights with the casting director to make them an adult.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob, the casting director for ''Generic Teen Soap'', begins to wonder why his real-life teenaged daughter Alice looks so immature compared to the "teenagers" he works with on the program.
* '''Reconstructed''': After helping Alice and her classmates with their SchoolPlay, Bob remembers why he prefers working with slightly older actors in teenaged parts.



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21st Dec '12 9:12:13 PM ConflictDiamond
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** The character is described as looking older than his/her really is, so they cast an older actor.

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** The character is described as looking older than his/her he/she really is, so they cast an older actor.
6th Dec '12 2:01:23 PM RainbowDust
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* '''Exaggerated''': An middle-aged actor is cast as a preteen OR an actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student.

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* '''Exaggerated''': An A middle-aged actor is cast as a preteen OR an actor who is in their 50s is cast as a high school student.
21st Nov '12 6:29:02 AM johnnye
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** The character has a medical condition which makes her [[OlderThanTheyLook look older than she really is]].
** Alternatively, the actor has a medical condition that makes him unusually short and immature-looking for his age.



** YMMV but it may be justified if they are planning on having a sexual relationship between some of the characters.
** The character is described as looking (and sometimes acting) older than his/her really is, so they casted an older actor.

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** YMMV but it may be justified if they are planning on having a sexual relationship between some of the characters.
** The character is described as looking (and sometimes acting) older than his/her really is, so they casted cast an older actor.



* '''Enforced''': "Dealing with teen actors is a pain--you have to deal with their parents and let them take time off for school. Just have adults pretend to be teens instead."

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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"Dealing with teen actors is a pain--you have to deal with their parents and let them take time off for school. Just have adults pretend to be teens instead.""
** The content in the work would make it illegal to cast an actor who was the same age as the character.
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