Surprising Age Gaps Between Actors Who Played Parent And Child In The Same Movie

21. Father And Son: John Noble And Sean Bean In The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King


22. Cuba Gooding Jr. And Laurence Fishburne In ‘Boyz N The Hood’

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23. In Six Feet Under, Frances Conroy And Peter Krause Play Mother And Son, But They’re Only Separated By 12 Years


24. Mother And Son: Mary Steenburgen & Will Ferrell In Step Brothers


25. In “Footloose,” The Stodgy Town Reverend, Played By John Lithgow, Is Only 12 Years Older Than His Fictional Daughter, Played By Lori Singer

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26. In Prodigal Son, Bellamy Young (50) And Michael Sheen (51) Are Only 12 And 13 Years Older Than Tom Payne (38), Who Plays Their Son


27. Wesley Was Already 27 When He Was Cast As Stefan In “The Vampire Diaries.” Stefan’s Mother, Also A Vampire, Is Played By Annie Wersching, Who Is Only Six Years Older Than Wesley

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28. Michael J. Fox And Lea Thompson Are The Same Age — Even Though Fox’s Character In “Back To The Future” Is Thompson’s Son. Her Older Look Was Achieved With Facial Prosthetics

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29. Lorne Greene Was Only Seven Years Older Than Ava Gardner, Who Played His Daughter In This 1974 Disaster Film

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30. In Blue Bloods, Len Cariou Plays Tom Selleck’s Father, Even Though There Is Only A Six-Year Difference In Age, With Cariou Being 81 And Selleck Being 75