How Old Is Josh in Clueless?

Some sources believe that Josh was 18 years old in Clueless, while others suggest that he was as much as 22 to 23 years old. These estimations of his age are based on his level of study, which was college or possibly law school.

Josh’s age in Clueless has long intrigued fans of the 1995 coming-of-age drama, given the implications that it might have for his romance with the lead character, Cher, who was still in her teens.

How Old was Paul Rudd in Clueless?

Paul Rudd was 26 years old when he appeared in Clueless in 1995. He was actually 25 years old when the movie was shot back in 1994 and then 26 years old when it was released. He portrayed the role of Josh, the former stepbrother of Cher, a high schooler who embarks on a bunch of do-gooder acts that eventually backfire on her.

Cher’s dad and Josh’s mom were previously married but later divorced. Josh, however, maintained a good relationship with his mother’s ex-husband and his daughter, i.e. Cher.

How Old is Josh in Clueless?

Josh’s age is never expressly revealed in Clueless, but one can make intelligent guesses from his level of education at that point. Josh is portrayed as a college student, and therefore many believe that he was about 18 to 19 years old. Some others, however, point to the fact that he seemed knowledgeable about environmental law and say that he might have been in law school, which would bring his age closer to 22 or 23 years old.

Therefore, it means that Paul Rudd was about four to eight years older than the character he portrayed in Clueless. Josh’s age has been a topic of fascination, and one reason for this is that he eventually began a romantic relationship with the teenage Cher at the end of Clueless. If he was truly 18 years old, it means that he was only about two years older than Cher. However, if he was 22 years old, it means that he was as much as six years older than her and was essentially dating a minor which is illegal.

How Old Is Paul Rudd Today?

Paul Rudd is currently 55 years old as he was born on the 6th day of April 1969. The New Jersey native has come a long way from his days as a youth in Clueless. He has established himself as an A-lister in Hollywood, appearing in comedic blockbusters.

They are This Is 40, I Love You Man, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Knocked Up. Paul Rudd also portrays the superhero Ant-Man, which has the ability to shrink in size in the MCU. Some of the movies he has featured in include Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023).

What Year Was Clueless Made?

Clueless was filmed in 1994 and released in 1995. The movie chronicles the drama that went on in the typical life of teenagers and high school students of that era. Funny enough, Clueless is actually based on a novel that was published nearly two centuries before the movie was made, that is, Jane Austen’s Emma.

Emma, published in December 1815, was set in the Regency period, and the makers of Clueless simply took it and retooled the story into one that fits in with contemporary times.

Where Was Clueless Filmed?

Clueless was filmed in California between November 1994 and December 1995. Some of the filming locations include Occidental College Los Angeles, Ulysses S. Grant High School Valley Glen, Westside Pavilion Shopping Mall (now a block of offices known as One Westside), and Circus Liquor North Hollywood.

How Old Were Other Clueless Characters?

The ages of the major characters in Clueless were not expressly revealed but given that they were high schoolers, they would have been between 15 to 17 years of age. Of course, the adults, such as their teachers and parents, were much older.

  • Cher Horowitz – 15 or 16 years old
  • Tai Frasier – 16 years old
  • Josh Lucas – 18 or 22/23 years
  • Dionne Davenport – 15 years old
  • Murray Duvall – 17 years old
  • Travis Birkenstock – 16 years old
  • Elton Tiscia – 17 years old


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