Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Aaronand Shawn Ashmore

Aaron Robert Ashmore and Shawn Robert Ashmore(born October 7, 1979) They are actors.

the Ashmores was born in Richmond, British Columbia, Aaron and Shawn have played twins in several movies, but have also pursued roles independently. Aaron is slightly taller than Shawn in addition to being more muscular and, according to Aaron, Shawn often gets cast as the nice guy while Aaron himself is cast as the bully.They attended Turner Fenton Secondary School together.

Shawn most famous role may be as Iceman in X-Men and its sequels X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. Shawn starred as Cadet Major Brad Rigby in Cadet Kelly, a Disney Channel original film which aired in 2002 and he also guest-starred as Eric Summers in two episodes of Smallville, a series on which his brother later got the role of Jimmy Olsen. Shawn also had starring roles on Animorphs as Jake Berenson and In a Heartbeat as Tyler Connell.

In December 2004, Shawn was cast in the lead role in the SciFi Channel mini series Legend of Earthsea, based on the novels by Ursula K. Le Guin. He played the role of Ged, a young wizard-in-training, who takes advice from Ogion (Danny Glover) and falls in love with Tenar (Kristin Kreuk), the protege of the High Priestess of the Tombs of Atuan (Isabella Rossellini). In 2005 Shawn starred in a CTV TV movie about Terry Fox's historic run across Canada, which aired in September of that year. His most recent project was starring as one of the leads in the 2008 horror film The Ruins.

Aaron Ashmore was best known for playing Marc Hall in the 2004 Canadian TV movie Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story. Since then, he has appeared in the films Safe, A Separate Peace, and A Bear Named Winnie. He has also had guest roles on the television shows The Eleventh Hour, The West Wing, and 1-800-Missing. Aaron has played the recurring role of Troy Vandegraff on the The CW Television Network television series Veronica Mars. He has been cast as Jimmy Olsen for the sixth season of Smallville on the CW. Aaron has joined the cast of Smallville as regular in season 7.

Ashmore's twin brother appeared on Smallville in earlier seasons. Besides his recurring role on Smallville, Ashmore has roles in the upcoming 2007 films Palo Alto,Privileged, The Stone Angel and The Christmas Cottage. Aaron is currently filming Deep Cove, a horror film also starring Haylie Duff in Vancouver.

Both have a "GMA" tattoo on their wrists that stands for "Good Man Ashmore". Their grandfather had a similar tattoo.

Shawn previously dated actress Michelle Trachtenberg

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