|Born||Aaron Richard Ashmore
October 7, 1979
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Zoë Kate (m. 2014)|
|Relatives||Shawn Ashmore (identical twin brother)|
Aaron Richard Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian film and television actor, perhaps best known for his roles in American TV shows, as Jimmy Olsen in Smallville and as Steve Jinks in Warehouse 13. He is the identical twin brother of actor Shawn Ashmore.
Aaron Ashmore is known for playing Marc Hall in 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 television shows such as The Eleventh Hour, The West Wing, and 1-800-Missing. Ashmore played the recurring role of Troy Vandegraff on The WB television series Veronica Mars, as well as the role of Agent Steve Jinks on the Syfy show Warehouse 13.
He was cast as Jimmy Olsen, first love interest of Chloe Sullivan, for the sixth season of Smallville on the WB television network and continued to play him into its eighth season. Two years after leaving the show, Ashmore returns to play his character's younger brother on the series finale. Coincidentally, his friend Sam Huntington played Olsen in Superman Returns and the two have both appeared in Veronica Mars. Ashmore's twin brother appeared on Smallville in earlier seasons, and he was offered by director Bryan Singer to play Jimmy Olsen in Superman Returns before Huntington. Besides his recurring role on Smallville, Ashmore had roles in the 2007 films Palo Alto, Privileged, The Stone Angel and The Christmas Cottage. Aaron starred in the horror film Fear Island, with Haylie Duff in Vancouver.
Aaron and his identical twin brother Shawn (also an actor) were born in Richmond, British Columbia, and raised in Brampton, Ontario, where he attended Turner Fenton Secondary School, and Earnscliffe Senior Public School. They have a "GMA" tattoo on their wrists that stands for "Good Man Ashmore". Their grandfather had a similar tattoo. On June 20, 2014 Aaron married Zoë Kate.
|1991||Married to It||Student in Pageant|
|2001||The Safety of Objects||Bobby Christianson|
|2002||The Skulls II||Matt 'Hutch' Hutchinson|
|2004||My Brother's Keeper||Eric / Lou Woods|
|2007||The Stone Angel||Matt Currie|
|2008||Christmas Cottage||Pat Kinkade|
|2009||The Thaw||Atom Galen|
|2010||Old West||Daniel||Short film|
|2014||Arranged||Jack H.||Short film|
|2014||I Put a Hit on You||Ray|
|2015||Regression||Detective George Nesbitt|
|1993||Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer||Young Byron Spencer||TV movie|
|1993||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Billy||Episode: "The Tale of the Thirteenth Floor"|
|1996||Due South||Teenager (uncredited)||Episode: "Juliet Is Bleeding"|
|1998||Animorphs||Jake Double (uncredited)||Episode: "The Capture: Part 2"|
|1999||Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly||Luke Lawson||TV movie|
|1999||Love Letters||Bob Bertram||TV movie|
|1999||Emily of New Moon||Harrison Bowles||Episode: "A Fall from Grace"|
|2000||Run the Wild Fields||Charlie Fields||TV movie|
|2000||The Famous Jett Jackson||Robert||Episode: "Something to Prove"|
|2000||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Jake||Episode: "The Tale of the Lunar Locusts"|
|2000||La Femme Nikita||Neil Hudson||Episode: "Time to Be Heroes"|
|2000||Twice in a Lifetime||Paul Harper||Episode: "Grandma's Shoes"|
|2001||Le porte-bonheur||Jean Philippe||TV movie|
|2001||Blackout||Second Son||TV movie|
|2001||Haven||Myles Billingsley Jr.||TV movie|
|2001||The Familiar Stranger||Chris Welsh||TV movie|
|2001||Dying to Dance||Jason||TV movie|
|2001||Blue Murder||Episode: "Baby Point"|
|2002||Charms for the Easy Life||Ted||TV movie|
|2002||A Christmas Visitor||John Boyajian||TV movie|
|2002||The Eleventh Hour||Trevor Gordon||Episode: "Tree Hugger"|
|2003||The Pentagon Papers||Randy Kehler||TV movie|
|2004||Brave New Girl||Tyler||TV movie|
|2004||Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story||Marc Hall||TV movie|
|2004||A Separate Peace||Chad||TV movie|
|2004||A Bear Named Winnie||Corporal Randy Taylor||TV movie|
|2004–2006||Veronica Mars||Troy Vandegraff||4 episodes, including Episode: "The Rapes of Graff"|
|2005||The Eleventh Hour||Taz Thomas||Episode: "Kettle Black"|
|2005||The West Wing||Trevor||Episode: "365 Days"
Episode: "King Corn"
|2005–2006||Missing||Colin McNeil||12 episodes|
|2006–2009, 2011||Smallville||Jimmy Olsen||53 episodes|
|2009||Fear Island||Mark||TV movie|
|2010||CSI: NY||Cam Vandemann||Episode: "Pot of Gold"|
|2010||The Bridge||Ben||Episode: "God Bless the Child"|
|2010||Private Practice||Carl||Episode: "Second Choices"|
|2010||Fringe||Matthew Rose||Episode: "Amber 31422"|
|2010–2012||In Plain Sight||Scott Griffin||6 episodes|
|2011||The Listener||Peter Duquette||Episode: "Jericho"|
|2011||XIII: The Series||Dylan Masters||4 episodes|
|2011||Fanboy Confessional||Narrator||6 episodes|
|2011–2012||Lost Girl||Nate||Recurring role|
|2011–2014||Warehouse 13||Steve Jinks||Season 3 Recurring, Season 4 and 5 Main (35 episodes)|
|2012||Murdoch Mysteries||Jack London||Episode: "Murdoch of the Klondike"|
|2015–present||Killjoys||John Jaqobis||Lead role|
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- "New Movie". Aaron-Ashmore.com. 2006-09-14. Archived from the original on 24 August 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-20.
- "Deep Cove". Aaron-Ashmore.com. 2008-05-02. Archived from the original on 10 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-02.
- "Tattoos". Aaron-Ashmore.com. Retrieved 2006-08-29.
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