During an interview of the X-men actors, Shawn claimed he prefers telekinesis over ice manipulation.
Shawn taught Aaron Stanford the lighter tricks he used in X2: X-Men United.
Shawn is considered to be more famous than Aaron.
As well as the fact that Aaron thinks that Shawn plays the "good guy" more often, this is what Shawn thinks as well.
Shawn's eyes are very dark blue.
Shawn's hair in naturally brown, although for X-Men (all of the series) he had to dye it slightly blond.
By a coincidence, Shawn's middle name is Robert, and Iceman's (played by Shawn Ashmore in the X-Men series) first name is Robert.
In 2001, Shawn made an appearance in Wolf Girl as Beau.
He made a third appearance in 2002 in Past Present.
Apart from Cadet Kelly, he also appeared in Aces (2002).
Shawn also appeared in 2 episodes of Smallvile (2002-2004).
In 2001, he also appeared in "The Outer Limits".
In 2000, he also appeared in "The Famous Jett Jackson".
Shawn also appeared in "Real Kids, Real Adventures", as Aaron, which by coincidence is his twin brother's name.
In 1999, Shawn appeared in "The City".
Shawn also appeared in 1997's "Flash Forward".
In 1992, Shawn appeared in The Ray Brudbury theater.
Shawn is slightly shorter than Aaron (Shawn being 5' 7, and Aaron being 6').
Apart from going to Turner Fenton high School, Shawn also went to Brampton and Ontario.
Shawn appeared in "The Michael Essany Show" once.
Shawn appeared in "HypaSpace" as Himself.
Shawn appeared in the 2006 MuchMusic Video Awards (2006) as Himself - Presenter
Shawn appeared in the 21st Annual Gemini Awards (2006) as Himself - Presenter
Shawn also appeared in the 1989 show - "Katts and Dogs"
Stayed in contact with co-star Anna Paquin (Rogue) after filming X2
Shawn taught Aaron Stanford the lighter tricks he used in X2
Shawn and Aaron have made several appearances as twins in movies, but they have more independent roles.
Both Shawn and Aaron attended Turner Fenton Secondary School.
According to his twin brother Aaron, Shawn always gets to play the good guy.
For two years (2004 to December 2006), Shawn dated the American actress Michelle Trachtenberg.
Ashmore made two appearances in 2007: In Solstice as Christian and The Ruins as Eric.
In 2006, Shawn made his third (and possibly final) appearance as Iceman/Bobby Drake, in X-Men 3: The Last Stand.
Shawn made his first (voice) appearance in a video game in 2007, for X-Men: The Official Game, which covers the events between X2: X-Men United, and X-Men 3: The Last Stand.
He was credited as the producer of Terry Fox in 2005.
In 2005, Shawn appeared in 4 movies: The Quiet, Underclassman, 3 Needles and in Terry Fox.
In 2004, Shawn was credited in the movies: My Brother's Keeper, Legend of Earthsea and made a special appearance in the MTV Movie Awards, where he also won for Breakthrough Male.
In 20003, he made his first appearance in a Documentary.
Shawn starred in the 2003 film X2: X-Men United, once again as Bobby Drake (from X-Men).
In 2002, Shawn appeared in only one film - Cadet Kelly
In 2000, Shawn starred in X-Men and In a Heartbeat.
In the 2000 action film X-Men, he made an appearance as the most notable character he has played to-date (Bobby Drake/Iceman).
In 1998 he made three notable appearances:
In Animorphs as Jake Berenson
In Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow as Ben Valentine
And in At the Mercy of a Stranger as Danny.
On the MTV 2004 Movie Awards, Shawn won the award for Breakthrough male, as Bobby Drake/Iceman, in X2: X-Men United.
The 1998 movie Animorphs, made Shawn Ashmore a star, and he has been having bigger roles ever since.
In the 1998 movie Strike! made a cameo as a photographer.
In 1997 he starred in 3 Movies: Melanie Darrow, Any Mother's Son and Promise the Moon.
Shawn has a golden retriever called Jessica that he got from his grandmother when he was nine.
Shawn was one of People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, 2006. He is found in the "Doubly Delicious" section with his twin brother, Aaron.
Shawn Ashmore is a presenter for the 21st Annual Gemini Awards airing November 4.
Shawn, as well as his twin brother, Aaron, have their grandfather's initials tattooed on their wrist. Shawn's tattoo is on his right wrist.
Shawn Ashmore won a Leo Award for "Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama" for his work on Earthsea. It was in 2005
Shawn Ashmore won a Best Actor Award at the New York Film and Video Festival for his performance in a 15 minute movie "Past Present" in which he played a college student. The year was 2002.
Shawn Ashmore has been nominated for a gemini award for his portrayal of Terry Fox in the Canadian made-for-television movie "Terry." The last time he was nominated was for "Guitarman" in 1994.
Aaron shares the same middle name (Robert) as his twin, Shawn.
Shawn played Canadian legend Terry Fox in the movie Terry.
Shawn is 5'11''
Shawn Ashmore was nominated for an ACTRA award for his performance in "Terry."
Shawn plays Christian in Solstice.
Shawn Ashmore's newest project involves him producing and acting (playing the title character) in the made-for-television CTV movie Terry Fox. It tells the story of one-legged runner Terry attempting to fulfill his dream of running across Canada to raise money for the cancer society. Unfortunately, he dies at Thunder Bay, Ontario which is the half way point of Canada. Yet, his memories will live on in the hearts of Canadians.
Shawn Ashmore had to train for a month and a half learning the basics of street basketball in L.A., before joining the rest of the cast up in Vancouver, Canada for the rest of the shooting of The Underclassman.
Shawn Ashmore plays Rob Donovan, a high school basketball player who gets forced into a stolen car ring in the 2005 release of The Underclassman, a movie currently being filmed.
In the movie My Brother's Keeper, Shawn Ashmore plays his brother's double. This was the first time that the Ashmore brothers worked together since they were 18 years old.
Shawn won Best Breakout Actor at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards.
Shawn reunited with Eugene Lipinski after 4 years for the hit television series Animorphs.
For his role in the 2001 made-for-television movie Cadet Kelly Shawn Ashmore had to attend military school for 3 months, meanwhile taking voice lessons to project as a cadet major for 3 months.
For his role in the 2003 movie X-Men 2, Shawn had to undergo physical training twice a day with no alcohol consumption, and a strict diet for 6 months.
In 1994, Shawn Ashmore won a Gemini Award for best actor on the made-for-television movie Guitarman.
Shawn has a twin brother Aaron Ashmore who is also an actor.
Shawn landed a role as his brother's twin in the movie My Brother's Keeper due to come out in Spring of 2004. This is the first time the Ashmore twins have worked together since their work on Animorphs at the age of 18.
Shawn Ashmore: Above and beyond having the social life, to have a core group of people that you work with and spend time with and learn how to work with is a nice thing.
Shawn Ashmore: My brother and I have been in auditions where they said to our agents, 'We like them both, so we're just going to flip a coin.
Shawn Ashmore: There are rumors, rumors, rumors. I'm always the last one to know about these things, literally.
Shawn Ashmore: Then I got the books, A Wizard of Earthsea and The Tombs of Atuan, read them and totally fell in love with the character.
Shawn Ashmore: The work that goes in, and the time and the talent to create this world that we're going to get to play in is pretty amazing.
Shawn Ashmore: The real excitement and big deal for me started when I got cast in the first X-Men, which was sort of a fluke.
Shawn Ashmore: The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
Shawn Ashmore: That's why Ged is perfect for an actor because he's the hero, but not a classic hero in the sense that he does good all the time.
Shawn Ashmore: Some people talk about screen kisses being strange or uncomfortable. But I think that I got along with Anna well enough that it just happened; it was a fun day of shooting.
Shawn Ashmore: So it wasn't actually that bad, it took a couple of weeks to sort of get used to uh, you know, standing around and pretending to have ice shoot out of your hand, but once you got used to that it uh, it was actually not that hard.
Shawn Ashmore: Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.
Shawn Ashmore: Right now I'm looking for the next thing, I'm taking my time finding something that really fits for me, I want to try something different from X-Men.
Shawn Ashmore: Playing a character who's dealing not only with a superpower but having a normal relationship is easy to associate with, because I feel that everyone has been through it.
Shawn Ashmore: Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X-Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie.
Shawn Ashmore: Obviously I think Vancouver definitely enjoyed our time there, a lot of money was brought into the city, and it was just exciting.
Shawn Ashmore: No designer has really wowed me yet, I'm into other people's recommendations when it comes to fashion.
Shawn Ashmore: Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
Shawn Ashmore: Instead of being on teams at school, I was preparing for auditions.
Shawn Ashmore: I'm a video game buff.
Shawn Ashmore: I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through, though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school.
Shawn Ashmore: I would do movies and TV, and in the summer I would skateboard, in the winter I would snowboard, so I had a pretty full plate.
Shawn Ashmore: I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
Shawn Ashmore: I never could have planned this, and now I'm in my ideal situation career-wise and just sort of where I am in my life, and I'm super happy with how everything is going.
Shawn Ashmore: I just finished a movie called Three Needles with a director named Thom Fitzgerald, who is a great Canadian filmmaker.
Shawn Ashmore: I don't, I just prefer that maybe, my girlfriends don't like video games, 'cause then we'd probably never leave the house.
Shawn Ashmore: Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job.
Shawn Ashmore: Every day on set, there was something to watch and learn.
Shawn Ashmore: Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
Shawn Ashmore: I really think Aaron is an amazing actor and my best friend as well, so to get to work together would be amazing.
Shawn Ashmore: Every once in a while he gets that 'Can you shoot some ice for us?' Sometimes he says that he's me and sometimes he doesn't. It depends on what kind of mood he's in."
Shawn Ashmore: ""A bottle of water, two Advils, and a banana before bed. Responsible drinking includes planning ahead with the banana."
Shawn Ashmore: "I've never partied like a rock star, so we'll see what happens tonight."
Shawn Ashmore: "It gave me the confidence to say, 'OK, I'm doing something right here.'"
Shawn Ashmore: "My first job ever was a commercial, I've been pretty much an actor as long as I can remember, and I guess I learned punctuality and professionalism and I'm still using that to this day.
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