The Oldest Actors to Play High Schoolers on TV, From Henry Winkler to Joseph Quinn (Photos)

The Oldest Actors to Play High Schoolers on TV, From Henry Winkler to Joseph Quinn (Photos)

Casting actors who are much older than the high schoolers they play is such a common practice, we rarely bat an eye. But sometimes the suspension of disbelief is stretched just a bit too far. Take the original cast of “Glee,” where two of the actors playing students were 27 and one was 26 when the show began in 2009.

Here are some other TV “teens” played by actors who were a long way from their own high school years.

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