Andrea Zuckerman was played by a 29 year old
Gabrielle Carteris was 29 years old when she was cast to play 16 year old Andrea Zuckerman. Producers even had to write her pregnancy into the show when she got pregnant. However, her contract was not renewed shortly after because the age difference between the other cast members is starting to grow apparent. Her character’s baby daddy played by Mark Damon Espinoza didn’t return as well.
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