We love it when our favorite book comes alive on screen. But that sometimes means that the actors playing those characters don’t always match the age of their characters. Here is a list of actors and their age with what they were supposed to look like if they matched their character’s age.
Audrey Hepburn (Holly Golightly)
“I thought her anywhere between 16 and 30; as it turned out, she was 2 months shy of her 19th birthday,” read the Truman Capote’s book Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Richard Madden (Robb Stark)
“There must always be a Stark in Winterfell. Robb is 14,” said the George R. R. Martin’s book, A Game of Thrones.
Michelle Fairley (Lady Catelyn)
Her actual age was carefully calculated by the fans from the fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire.
Aidan Gillen (Petyr Baelish)
Also, they did it for the “Littlefinger.”
Rory McCann (Sandor “the Hound” Clegane)
The Hound is around 5 years younger than Lady Catelyn.
Vasily Livanov (Sherlock Holmes)
According to Arthur Conan Doyle’s book, Sherlock was born around 1854, and he and Dr. Watson met in 1881.
Leonardo DiCaprio (Frank Abagnale)
Frank Abagnale’s autobiography Catch Me If You Can is about his lifestyle of committing bold crimes, and his fraud career started when he was only 16 years old.
Jonathan Pryce (Don Quixote)
Miguel de Cervantes, the author of the novel about Don Quixote said, “The age of this gentleman of ours was bordering on 50.”
Emma Watson (Beauty)
La Belle et la Bête, Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve is describing her main character with, “Despite being 14 only…”
Natascha McElhone (Juliet’s mother, Lady Capulet)
“By my count, I was your mother much upon these years that you are now a maid.” Since its known that Juliet was 14, Lady Capulet was probably around 27.
Clark Gable (Rhett Butler)
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind novel stated that Rhett Butler was about 33 years old.
Colin Firth (Mr. Darcy)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, who wrote in her book “Such I was, from 8 to 8 and 20,” and from that we can conclude his age.