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Ask Me Anythings (AMAs) · TWOW Release Date Betting Pool For example, Joffrey is stated to be twelve at the start of the first book Character Name, Book Age, TV Show Age, Age Difference Margaery Tyrell, 14, 18, 4. In a beautifully prolonged exit, Joffrey was poisoned and died during his But what's the age difference between matured Margaery and. As we thought about the age gap, we also found ourselves wondering getting thrust into arranged relationships with partners much older than them. by Emilia Clarke · Margaery Tyrell, Played by Natalie Dormer · Joffrey.
He played Ryan for another four years until the show's end inending up as a year-old playing a year-old. But when the show debuted inthe actress was in her 20s, and was far older than the year-old music loving student who she played. Lea Michele, 28, has enjoyed six years and six seasons of success on American high school series, Glee When the series first came out, Michele was already 23 at the time - six years older than her year-old character, Rachel Berry Berry was 23 at the time of filming, six years older than zealous high school student, Rachel Berry.
But due to her convincingly youthful looks and her charming but powerful singing voice, Lea, now 28, has enjoyed six years and six seasons of success on the highly popular television show. Her co-star Dianna Agron, who played cheerleader Quinn Fabray, was also 23, masquerading as a teenager.
While Cory Monteith, the actor playing jock Finn Hudson, who tragically died from a substance overdose inwas 27, when he took on the part of the hunky high-schooler. While Margaery's age is never made explicit, she was thought to be in her late teens when the HBO show first aired, and is understood to be 20 or 21 in the most recent series.
This means the character is 14 years younger than real-life Dormer, who was 30 at the time she joined the cast. Dormer's character Margaery has raised eyebrows due to her relations with characters - all played by comparatively much younger actors Many have been unnerved by the relationships of Dormer's character - due to the large age gap.
However, after an explosive plotline in which the sadistic young king is assassinated by drinking poisoned wine, the politically minded aristocrat is married off to Joffrey's little brother Tommen, played by year-old Dean-Charles Chapman, but who is thought to be aged 12 in the fictional world. The most controversial moment between the pair featured the couple in bed together, suggesting that they had just consummated their politically-expedient marriage, a sight made all the more disturbing because in real life adolescent Chapman, then just 16, was filming the intimate scenes with a year-old.
But while generations of youngsters have grown up fascinated by the goings on at Rydell High, few have failed to notice the rather adult appearance of its student population. The cast playing the high-spirited Pink Ladies and T-Birds may have been pretending to be in their final year in high school but in reality, they had left their years of education far behind.
Aged between 20 and 33, we look at the real age of the film featuring the world's oldest teenagers. Many fans believe she still managed to steal the show with her brand of tough vulnerability. His on-screen love interest, Rizzo, was six years older than him in real life Age difference: However, his onscreen love interest Jan Jamie Donnelly was, in real life, ten years older than him although they looked the same age.
They have a wonderful time together, but ultimately break up because of their fundamental differences in their life—she's divorced, established in her career, he's just starting out in life, etc. As a teenager, Michael has his first sexual experiences with Hanna, a woman in her thirties.
He later admits that it was a borderline abusive relationship fueled more by hormones and didn't really help his psyche. Moreover, he's rightly shocked when he later finds out that she used to work at a concentration camp, which she kept hidden from him. Colonel Brandon, 35, falls in love with young Marianne Dashwood, She thinks that he is extremely old and a bit offended that he thinks of her that way, and barely considers him a family friend.
Her sister Elinor agrees that 17 and 35 is indeed a significant gap and not ideal age difference. When her mother starts supporting the relationship, she acknowledges the age difference as well but thinks it might be a good thing that his principles are steady and fixed.
After being disappointed with her First LoveMarianne eventually marries him. When they decide to marry, Emma is 22 and Mr Knightley about 38 and the text suggests it's slightly unusual.
Previously, when Mrs Weston thought Mr Knightley might marry Jane Fairfax who is the same age as Emma, she says there is "a little disparity of age" between them.
When they fall in love, Jane Eyre is 18 and Mr Rochester is over Another problem is the Uptown Girl aspect of the relationship because she is a governess and he is a rich gentleman. Rochester was about forty, and this governess not twenty; and you see, when gentlemen of his age fall in love with girls, they are often like as if they were bewitched. Verna was at first really self-conscious about her apparent age. Warren, I love you. I mean I really truly love you.
You have no idea how long I dreamed of hearing you say those words, Verna. I love you, too. What about my wrinkles? Someday, when you get wrinkles, I'll love them, too. In Harry PotterTonks and Lupin have an age gap of around thirteen years; she's in her early twenties and he's in his late thirties when they fall in love.
Lupin spends some time angsting over it, believing he's too old for Tonks and she'd be better off with someone closer to her own age, though they ultimately end up together. Appears in a few books by Mary Higgins Clark: The age gap between them, in addition to the fact Peter is very wealthy and that they married after only dating for a short time, leads many people to assume Kay is a Gold Diggerthough in actual fact she's Not with Them for the Money and genuinely loves Peter.
In the novel Stillwatch, the heroine nixes her budding romance with a politician given that he's 25 years older than she and married. They rekindle things after his wife dies and agree to work through any qualms about their age difference.
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This disgusts many of her friends. In Mr StandfastRichard Hannay and Mary Lamington meet and fall in love when he's approaching forty and she's seventeen. Hannay is somewhat self-conscious about the age gap, and Mary occasionally tweaks him about it, but nobody regards it as a serious obstacle.
It's noted that Mary is mature for her age compared to what she might have been if she hadn't spent the last few years as a wartime nurse and an agent of British Intelligence. In the sequels, they're married and the age difference is never mentioned. John Hamilton and Petra bint Miden in Caliphate. Though his age is not specified, he is introduced as an Private Cadet implying that he is at least in his mids while she is 9-years old.
They only meet each other 8 years later when she is 17 and he is implied to be middle-aged. In any case, the age difference is enough for him to initially feel bad about being attracted to someone so young which is why he only proposes to her after she turns A Song of Ice and Fire features a few examples, mostly due to Deliberate Values Dissonance for example, girls are considered women the moment they begin menstruating for the first time, so they can be married off pretty young: Daenerys Targaryen is only thirteen when she is married off to Khal Drogo, who is said to be around thirty.
Her brother Viserys even wonders if Drogo will be interested in her at all because she's so young. Surprisingly, they end up having a Perfectly Arranged Marriage until he gets rendered comatose by a healing spell gone wrong and Daenerys smothers him to put him out of his misery. In the TV adaptationthis is toned down slightly by aging Daenerys up to sixteen, but it's still a pretty significant age difference.
Speaking of Daenerys, Ser Jorah Mormont, a knight sworn into her service, is completely head-over-heels for her and he's even older than Drogo, being around forty-four a gap of over thirty years. Dany, however, only views him as a friend.
Cersei Lannister, who is in her early thirties, has an affair with her younger cousin Lancel Lannister, who is approximately sixteen, although for her it's just a distraction while her real lover is away from King's Landing, who is much closer to her age given he's her twin brother. Tyrion Lannister has an Arranged Marriage with Sansa Stark; he's in his mid-twenties while she is only thirteen.
However, neither of them are happy about it and he ultimately refuses to consummate the marriage because she's just a child. In the TV show, the gap is even more significant despite Sansa being aged up to fourteen, as Tyrion is also aged up to about forty. The two do start to bond a little bit in spite of everything, but then the Red Wedding happens She is deeply in love with him and believes he will marry her.
Unfortunately for herthis is Euron we're talking about Euron also plans to marry Daenerys, who is in her mid-to-late teens. The age gap is probably the least messed up thing about their relationship, though. Monica's boyfriend Richard was "a person who can drink" older than her and friends with her parents.
His friends are impressed that he's dating a twinkie.
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Her friends freak out at first, but Rachel and Phoebe admit that he's very hot. They eventually broke up because they were at such different stages of their lives.
Specifically, Monica really longed to have children and Richard was only willing to consider it because of her wish. I used to pee in your pool! Phoebe's younger half-brother Frank marries his former teacher Alice. He is 18 and she is When Phoebe found out about them dating, she tried to break it off and wanted to convince Frank he needs to have fun and enjoy his youth, but he was just too unhappy without Alice. Ross and Elizabeth, who was ten years younger than him and his student to boot.
Rude jokes aside, Monica eventually pointed out that there were legitimate issues despite such a small age gap, namely that Ross was established in his life and career while Elizabeth was still in college and hadn't even started out yet.
In the made-for-HBO movie The Girl in the Cafe, the girl from the title in her early 20s falls in love with a year-old diplomat. They are in denial of this until the very end, even though he invites her to a conference in Iceland with him.
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In the British House of Cardsthere is a distinctly creepy relationship between Francis Urquhart 53 at the beginning of the series and Mattie Storin 23 or She is a daughter of his first love Catelyn Tully and he views Sansa as a suitable replacement. Men only want one thing from a pretty girl. Littlefinger's not in love with me. Love is not the thing he wants.
They never see it that way. Tyrion Lannister about 40 and Sansa Stark 14 are forced to get married. Tyrion is unsettled that she is so young, and she is unhappy that she has to marry a dwarf from a family that killed her father and holds her hostage. He promises her not to force her to consummate the marriage unless she wants to. They later start to bond, but the relationship suffers another blow when his father orchestrates the murder of her eldest brother and mother. She's a foot taller than you.
Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo. He's about thirty, while she's sixteen-nearly-seventeen, though they end up having a more or less Perfectly Arranged Marriage. In the books Dany was only thirteen when they got married, with the series opting to age her up to avoid having underage actors in sexual situations. At the age of around eighteen, she begins a romance with Daario Naharis, who's in his thirties.
Notably, Daenerys' third romance with Jon Snow is also her first where there isn't a significant age difference. Instead, it's weird because she's his aunt, although neither of them actually know that. Jorah Mormont, who is forty-four when the series starts, falls in love with Daenerys while she's still in her teens and remains utterly devoted to her even though she views him only a friend and trusted advisor.
Tommen Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell. He's seemingly in his early teens his exact age is a bit iffy to determine while she's in her early 20's when they get married. They still consummate the union. Despite the disturbing implications of this, Tommen adores his wife and even worried about hurting her during sex. Margaery for her part is likely just manipulating Tommen as he's her Meal Ticket to queenhood, but does seem genuinely fond of him too.
Considering she was briefly married to his psychopathic brother Joffrey before he was sadly assassinated, Tommen is comparatively a vast improvement. There are some feelings and series-long Ship Tease between Annie in her late teens at the beginning of the series and Jeff a thirty-something guy.
They occasionally act on their feelings and kiss or act like they are a couple on a date, but they always realize that them dating would be too weird and rather creepy, and the full relationship does not happen.
When Evil Annie asks if he has a problem with the age difference, Evil Jeff says he wishes she was younger. How I Met Your Mother: In one Thanksgiving episode, Robin in her twenties dated Bob about forty. However, as Ted is telling the story, he pictures him much older and he's portrayed by Orson Bean who was In a flashback, viewers learn that Barney's first serious girlfriend Shannon broke up with him to be with an older suit.
She was around twenty and Greg the suit was about forty. Barney tells the story to the gang and at first, he says Shannon talked and started to make out with her dad. Presumably, when he saw her, he thought she was making out with was her father. But what about the Peace Corps? Yeah, all this granola business, it was just a phase. He buys me all this cool stuff. But I love you. He has a boat. Ted dates Carly, and while they barely fit this trope he's in his early 30s, she's 21she seems to only be dating him because she thinks he's really old remarking that he "still goes at it like he's in his 50s".
She describes being turned on by watching 60 Minutes with him and playing shuffleboard. Intern Meredith Grey begins dating attending Dr Shepherd, and eventually marries him. Their age gap is no more than 10 years, but it still causes amusement with Shepherd's friends, who call her "the year-old". There's a twelve year age gap between them, but they joke that they have to call her "the fetus".