1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography
4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Video games
5 References 6 External links
Ashmore was born in Richmond, British Columbia, the son of Linda, a
homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. He was raised
in St. Albert, Alberta and Brampton, Ontario, where he attended
Earnscliffe Senior Public School
Earnscliffe Senior Public School and Turner Fenton Secondary School. His twin brother, Aaron Ashmore, is also an actor. Aaron and Shawn have played twins in several movies, but have also pursued roles independently. Aaron is slightly taller than Shawn and, according to Aaron, Shawn often gets cast as the nice guy while Aaron himself is cast as the bully. Career
Ashmore in January 2010
One of Ashmore's notable roles was as Iceman in
X-Men and its sequels X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. Ashmore also reprised his role as Iceman in the animated series The Super Hero Squad Show, as well as voicing the role for X-Men: The Official Game. Ashmore starred as Cadet Major Brad Rigby in Cadet Kelly, a Disney Channel original film which aired in 2002 and he guest-starred as Eric Summers in two episodes of Smallville, a series on which his brother was later cast in the role of Jimmy Olsen. Ashmore had starring roles on Animorphs as Jake Berenson
Jake Berenson and In a Heartbeat as Tyler Connell. In December 2004, Ashmore 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 a Magus (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, Ashmore starred in a CTV TV movie about Terry Fox's historic run across Canada, which aired in September of that year. In 2008, he starred as one of the leads in the 2008 horror film The Ruins. Ashmore was cast in Adam Green's 2010 dramatic thriller Frozen as Joe Lynch. Ashmore starred in the apocalyptic siege warfare film The Day with Dominic Monaghan, Michael Eklund, Shannyn Sossamon, and Ashley Bell. Ashmore also starred in the television drama series The Following, starring Kevin Bacon. He reprised his role as Iceman in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past. In April 2016, Shawn appeared in Quantum Break, a singleplayer third-person shooter video game developed by Remedy Entertainment
Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios, that features high budget live action TV show-like cut scenes where Shawn plays the main character, Jack Joyce. He also did the motion capture and voice acting for the character. Beginning 3 October 2016, he began his role as Sam Spencer of New York City's newly created Conviction Integrity Unit on the new U.S. legal drama on ABC, Conviction. The pilot was actually filmed in Toronto, and the series shoots there as well. Personal life On July 27, 2012, Ashmore married film executive Dana Renee Wasdin, whom he met while filming Frozen. The couple has one son, born in 2017. Filmography Film
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Married to It Student in Pageant
1998 Hairy Bird, TheThe Hairy Bird Photographer aka All I Wanna Do
2000 X-Men Bobby Drake/Iceman
New York International Independent
Film and Video Festival Award for Best Actor
Cadet Major Brad Rigby
Disney Channel Original Movie
Bobby Drake / Iceman
MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (with Anna Paquin)
Saturn Award for Cinescape Genre Face of the Future (Male) Nominated— Teen Choice Award
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry (with Anna Paquin)
My Brother's Keeper
Twin Double (uncredited)
2005 Underclassman Rob Donovan
2005 3 Needles Denys, the Porn Actor
2005 Quiet, TheThe Quiet Connor
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Bobby Drake / Iceman
2008 Solstice Christian
2008 Ruins, TheThe Ruins Eric
2010 Frozen Joe Lynch
2010 Hatchet II Fisherman #1 (uncredited)
2010 Mother's Day George Barnum
2011 Day, TheThe Day Adam
2012 Mariachi Gringo Edward
2012 Already Gone Jude Mulvey Short film
2012 Breaking the Girl Eric
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Bobby Drake / Iceman
2016 Hollow in the Land
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Katts and Dog
Episode: "Mistaken Identity"
1992 Ray Bradbury Theater, TheThe Ray Bradbury Theater Charlie Episode: "Colonel Stonesteel and the Desperate Empties"
1997 Flash Forward Gord Episode: "Mudpack"
1997 Promise the Moon Leviatus Bennett TV movie
1997 Melanie Darrow David Abbott TV movie
1997 Fast Track Young Chandler Episode: "Combustions"
1998–1999 Animorphs Jake Berenson Main role, 26 episodes
1999 Deep in the City Tyler Episode: "Departures"
1999 Real Kids, Real Adventures Aaron Hall Episode: "Mountain Lion"
1999 At the Mercy of a Stranger Danny TV movie
1999 Dear America: The Winter of Red Snow Ben Valentine TV short
2000 Earth: Final Conflict Max Episode: "Sanctuary"
2000 Famous Jett Jackson, TheThe Famous Jett Jackson Chet Episode: "What You Wish For"
2000–2001 In a Heartbeat Tyler Connell Main role, 21 episodes
2001 Big House, TheThe Big House Trevor Brewster TV movie
2001 Blackout First Son TV movie
2001 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Morris Shottwell Episode: "Lion's Den"
2001 Wolf Girl Beau TV movie
2002–2004 Smallville Eric Summers Episodes: "Leech", "Asylum"
2004 Earthsea Ged TV miniseries Leo Award for Best Lead Performance By a Male in a Feature Length Drama
2009 Diverted Mike Stiven TV movie
2009–2010 Super Hero Squad Show, TheThe Super Hero Squad Show Iceman Voice role; episodes: "Mysterious Mayhem at Mutant High!", "The Ice Melt Cometh!"
2010 Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Fitz TV miniseries
2010 Fringe Joshua Rose Episode: "Amber 31422"
2013–2015 Following, TheThe Following Agent Mike Weston Main role, 45 episodes
2016 Relationship Status Ben 3 episodes
2016–2017 Conviction Sam Spencer Main role
Year Title Role Notes
2006 X-Men: The Official Game Bobby Drake / Iceman Voice role
2016 Quantum Break Jack Joyce Voice, likeness and motion capture
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