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How old is Chewbacca?

How old is Chewbacca, anyway? Do Wookiees get gray fur when they are old?
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How old is Kitty Pryde in Earth 616?

When Kitty Pryde was introduced in Uncanny X-Men 129, she was described as being 13 years old. In Uncanny X-Men 141, we are shown a grown up Katherine Pryde - specifically in the year 2013. We are not ...
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How old is Neelix?

The Talaxian named Neelix is one of the main characters in Star Trek Voyager: His duties on board the ship range from chef, to ambassador and ship's moral officer. Also, through-out the seasons we ...
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How old is Gandalf?

In the Lord of The Rings trilogy, does anyone know how old Gandalf is? I remember reading that Gandalf was much older than he looked. Do the books ever say how old he is?
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How do the ages of Flamel, Dumbledore, etc. work out? [duplicate]

In the first Harry Potter book, it is said that Flamel and Dumbledore invented the philosopher's stone together. It's also heavily implied that this stone is the only reason why Flamel lived so long. ...
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How old is Dobby?

In both Dobby’s Wikia page (I know it's not the most reliable piece of canon), and also his Wikipedia page; there is no mention of Dobby's age or birthdate. And I'm sure that no mention of his age was ...
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How old is Wanda Maximoff in the MCU?

Despite being played by a then 27 year-old actress, dialogue in Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Age of Ultron implies that Wanda Maximoff is younger than she seems and Dawson Casting is in ...
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How old was Anathema Device during the events in Good Omens?

It was never stated explicitly in the book. Because of the natural attraction between Anathema and Newt, I would assume she is in her early or mid 20s--same as Newt. Simple enough, right? Here is ...
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How old is L. Frank Baum's Santa Claus?

In L. Frank Baum's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, Santa Claus is a mortal human who is gifted an artifact granting immortality by a council of immortal beings on account of his unprecedented ...
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How old is Wolverine in the 2013 spinoff of the same name? [duplicate]

I was wondering how old Logan or James Howlett was in The Wolverine, not at the flashback but at the prime of the movie.
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What age would an off-worlder start taking the spice Melange?

In the Dune series by Frank Herbert, at what age would people not from Arrakis (eg. Members of a Great House/aristocracy or the rich) start taking Melange? As it has geriatric properties to extend the ...
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How old was Miguel O'Hara when he became Spider-Man 2099?

Spider-Man 2099 is about Miguel O'Hara who gets his DNA spliced with that of a spider and takes on the mantle of Spider-Man. How old was Miguel when this happened? He seems to be an established ...
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How old are Richard and Kahlan?

The protagonists of the Sword of Truth novels by Terry Goodkind are Richard and Kahlan. How old are they throughout the course of the series, especially during the events of the first book, Wizards ...
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How did Shaddam Corrino IV die?

There's a problem with Shaddam Corrino IV's age upon his death. He's too young, so I have to assume he died unnaturally. Fandom.com has him at only 68, which must be wrong because one of Irulan's ...
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How old is Serizawa?

In 2014's Godzilla, this scene occurs: Admiral William Stenz: [on mobilizing warheads] I know you don't agree with this. But my first priority is to safeguard our citizens. [Serizawa shows ...
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How old is Finn?

How old is Finn in Adventure Time? Because it never says, yet he always looks the same from time to time when surely they can't have trouble every day.
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How old is River Song?

How old is River Song? How old was she when she "died", and how old was she at other points in the series?
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How old is Optimus Prime?

How old is Optimus Prime? *If it is measurable. Not talking about the aging process (like, is he a child, an adult, or elderly); but how many years/aeons/Cybertronian-years old is he? I suppose, in ...
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How old is Chade?

Chade has always been described as old, even in the first books. I just finished the Tawny Man Series ending with Fool's Fate, and other characters are either growing old and frail I find this hard ...
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How old is R2-D2 and where did he originate?

C3PO's (improbable) creation is featured in the Star Wars films but what about R2-D2? Is there any source (probably outside the films) that explains where he (it) came from and how old he is?
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How come there are no middle-aged senior officers on the Enterprise D other than Picard?

In a military organization, the number of members of a given rank is generally lower the higher the rank is: fewer Lt. Commanders than Lieutenants, fewer Captains than Commander and so on. Also, ...
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How old is Aunt May?

Over the various Spider-Man movies release we are treated with a new version of Aunt May From the Sam Raimi "Spider Man" series (2002-2007) we are given this lovely lady: Then we are given the ...
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How old is Steven Universe?

Steven is portrayed as being quite young, but I can't place his exact biological age. What confuses me is that he seems much younger than Connie who is portrayed as his peer. All I could find is this:...
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How Old is Mako?

I have heard that Bolin, from The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra, is 18-years-old, or thereabouts. From Bryke we have heard that Mako is older than Bolin. How much older is Mako than Bolin?
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At What Age is the Average Child Ready for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy? [closed]

My son is ten years old and I'm considering giving him THHGTTG to read. I have read the book in my late teens and was hooked but I have a difficult time putting myself in a 10 year old boys shoes ...
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What are the relative ages of the next-generation Weasleys?

The epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows introduces several members of the next generation of the Weasley extended family. Not long after, J.K. Rowling released a family tree, including ...
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Who are the oldest characters in A Song of Ice and Fire?

I know that a long life is not usual in the world in which A Song of Ice and Fire is set. That brings to me some questions: Who is the oldest character that lives during (a part of) the books? Who ...
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How old are the main Companions of New Who?

The 21st-century era of Doctor Who tends to put more emphasis on the personal lives of the Companions than Old/Classic Who did, so I'm limiting this question to New Who to make it more likely to be ...
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Is there a legal age for drinking wine in Westeros?

In Game of Thrones S07 E01 "Dragonstone", there is a scene where Arya Stark meets a group of Lannister soldiers. They talk about King's landing and after some words, one of the soldiers offer Arya ...
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Who is the oldest being in the universe?

The Face of Boe was apparently the oldest being "in the Isop Galaxy." Who or what was the oldest being in the greater universe?
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How old is Mace?

How old is Mace Tyrell? Mace Tyrell, also known as the Fat Flower of Highgarden, is a prominent minor character in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels and the Game of Thrones TV series, but how old is ...
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Is Gimli really 60+ years old in Lord of the Rings?

In The Desolation of Smaug, when the Dwarves get captured by the Mirkwood Elves, Gloin shows Legolas a picture of his son, Gimli. But if you look at Bilbo Baggins, he is about 30-40 years old at that ...
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How old was Theon Greyjoy when he was brought to Winterfell?

What was the exact age of Theon Greyjoy when he was brought to live in Winterfell with the Starks? How old was he when he was taken hostage? The age of 10 comes to my mind, but I'm not sure that this ...
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How old is Wolverine?

How old is Wolverine? Wasn't he in the civil war or something? It seems like movies keep showing flashbacks of earlier and earlier events.
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Do we know the age of Robb and Jon?

I would like to know whether Robb or Jon is older. I, for myself, haven't read the books. So do we know the (exact?) birth-dates of those "siblings" and can compare them? As far as I know, we can't ...
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How old is Chopper?

Chopper is a renegade, a fighter, and even a graffiti artist. He has had some run-ins with the authorities and with other droids. He even had a small cameo in one of the films. Do we know how old he ...
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How old is Ezra?

Ezra's planet has been conquered and enslaved, but Ezra is one of the few still able to resist. Ezra is a human. We get flashbacks of his family in some of the episodes, but do we know how old Ezra is?...
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How much older is Hermione Granger than she should be? [duplicate]

During J. K. Rowling's third Harry Potter book, The Prizoner of Azkaban, Hermione Granger makes extensive use of a Time Turner to be able to attend all of her classes. For this she travels back in ...
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How old is Kevin Uxbridge?

In "The Survivors," we're introduced to an enigmatic and powerful being known as a Douwd. In human form, he goes by the name Kevin Uxbridge. He states that he's lived in the system for thousands of ...
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How old is Mrs. Norris?

Is it established anywhere how old Mrs. Norris is? Reading this answer about the Marauders' Map made me wonder how old Filch's cat is at the time of the books. Granted, it seems Mrs. Norris was well ...
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How old is Peter Pan?

From an epilogue of the play Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie, he writes that after Wendy returns to her real home, Peter comes to visit her years later. Wendy has grown up and ...
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How old is Captain America when he receives the 'Super-Soldier Serum'?

Steve Rogers is said to have been born in the 1920's. WWII started roughly in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Germany. Rogers attempts to enlist in the US Army in 1940, however due to his frail ...
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Who is the oldest character in Harry Potter?

Most of the characters are just children, but other characters are quite old. Who is the oldest character (of any race) in the saga? He/she/it must be alive, at any moment of the saga.
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How old is Han?

I'm not sure if his age was ever made clear. I think there is a spin-off about him, but I'm not so sure as to how it relates to the main narrative. How old is Han Tzu, aka "Hot Soup", in Ender's Game?...
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How old was Commander Will Riker around S1E1 of Star Trek TNG?

I checked Google and Picard's age was apparently somewhere around 59 at S1E1 and 74 at the end of the series according to a Trek Wiki. When I looked up Riker's age absolutely nothing came up!
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What is the age gap between Bruce Wayne and Tim Drake?

I'm trying to debunk a theory and this is a key point to my argument. I just need a reliable source to reference and an answer to my question. The most recent DC canon would be appreciated if it can ...
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How old is the TARDIS, and what is its history?

We know from New Who that the TARDIS was a "museum piece" when the Doctor stole (erm, I mean "borrowed") her, which suggests that she may predate the Doctor himself. But are there any canonical ...
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How old was E.T.?

In E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial, the titular character acts pretty immaturely at times. For example, he follows a random, obviously planted candy trail, on a hostile planet, drinks alcohol without ...
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How did Gerontius Took get to be so old?

Until Bilbo turned 131, Gerontius Took (AKA "The Old Took") was the longest-living hobbit ever, reaching 130 years-old. Bilbo had The Ring to help extend his life, and even then, his age took a huge ...
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How old is the Millennium Falcon?

From what I've heard Star Wars is still using tech from thousands of years prior, and while there are innovations, older craft can still compete with newer craft. So how old is the Millennium Falcon? ...