Saturday, June 29, 2013

Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ross Ackles was born in Dallas Texas on March 1, 1978, and is an actor, and director.

Jensen occasionally modeled from the age of 4. He planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University, and become a physical therapist, but moved to Los Angeles, and began acting instead.

Jensen appeared on shows called Mr.Rhodes, Sweet Valley High, and Cybill. He then joined the soap opera, Days of our Lives in 1997, as Eric Brady.  The following year, he won a Soap Opera's Digest Award as Best Male Newcomer, and received 3 nominations for the Daytime Emmy's from 1998-2000, for  Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series.

He then left Days of our Lives in 2000, and went on to appear in a miniseries called Blonde, about Marilyn Monroe's life.

In 2001, Jensen did a guest appearance on Dark Angel as a serial killer.  Although the character died, he became a regular, the following season as the character's sane clone.

In 2003, he joined Dawson's Creek until the final episode.

Although Jensen had auditioned for, and lost the role of Smallville's Clark Kent, in 2004, he later joined the cast of Smallville, as a character that was an assistant football coach.

In 2005, he had the lead role in the Film Devour, where he worked with his father, Alan Ackles.

Also in 2005, Jensen joined the cast of Supernatural, a horror/drama series.

In 2007, he was in an independent comedy, Ten Inch Hero.

Jensen also appeared on stage from June 5-10 in 2007 with Lou Diamond Philips in A Few Good Men at Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth Texas.

In 2009, Jensen was in the remake of My Bloody Valentine 3D.

In 2010, Jensen was the voice of the Red Hood, for the animated film Batman: Under The Red Hood, released to DVD, and BluRay on July 27, 2010.

Disney Interactive Studios announced on October 22, 2010, that Jensen would be voicing a character for a video game called Tron: Evolution.  It was released on December 7, 2010.

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