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Jensen Ackles

Biography

Earned many Daytime Emmy Award nominations as Eric Brady in the soap opera Days of our Lives, and later on appeared in the displays Dark Angel, Smallville, and Supernatural. Before making a decision to be an professional, he wished to pursue a profession in neuro-scientific sports medication. He gained a Favorite Professional TV Guide Prize in 2011 for his function in Supernatural. He comes with an old brother called Joshua and a youthful sister called Mackenzie. He wedded Danneel Harris this year 2010 as well as the few welcomed a little girl called Justice Jay on, may 30, 2013. He and Danneel after that gave delivery to a set of twins, Zeppelin and Arrow, in Dec 2016. He made an appearance at night Angel Television series in 2001 with Jessica Alba.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jensen Ackles
Date Of Birth March 1, 1978
Place Of Birth Dallas, TX
Height 1.86 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Dartmouth Elementary School, Apollo Junior High School, Lloyd V. Berkner High School
Nationality American
Spouse Danneel Ackles
Children Justice Jay Ackles, Zeppelin Bram Ackles, Arrow Rhodes Ackles
Parents Alan Roger Ackles, Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles
Siblings Joshua Ackles, Mackenzie Ackles
Awards People's Choice Award for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Chemistry, People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Bromance
Nominations People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Duo, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Shorty Award for Best Actor
Movies Batman: Under the Red Hood, My Bloody Valentine 3D, Ten Inch Hero, Devour, The Plight of Clownana, Blonde
TV Shows Smallville, Dawson's Creek, Dark Angel, Blonde, Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation, Still Life, Ruby
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#Fact
1Graduated from Berkner High School with Stephanie Ware and Curtis Thomas in 1996.
2Announced that he and wife Danneel Ackles are expecting twins later this year [2016].
3Has sung lead vocals on two songs on the albums "Sharing the Covers" and "Christmas With Friends".
4Was considered to played Leon Kennedy three times in Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) & Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) which went to Johann Urb and Steve Rogers/Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) which went to Chris Evans.
5He has English, German, and smaller amounts of Scottish and Irish, ancestry. Many of his ethnic German ancestors lived in Russia.
6Vancouver, British Columbia: Filming the 9th season of "Supernatural" (2005). [July 2013]
7Filming My Bloody Valentine (2009). [May 2008]
8Preparing to perform next month on stage with Lou Diamond Phillips in "A Few Good Men". [May 2007]
9Filming the 3rd season of Supernatural (2005) in Vancouver. [July 2007]
10Filming the 8th season of Supernatural (2005) in Vancouver, British Columbia. [November 2012]
11Filming season 4 of Supernatural (2005) in Vancouver, British Columbia. [August 2008]
12Ranked #39 on Empire Online list of the "100 Sexiest Movie Stars" in 2013.
13Had his first daughter with wife Danneel Harris Ackles, named Justice Jay "JJ" Ackles, born on May 30, 2013.
14On the film set of Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Jared Padalecki met Tom Welling, who played Clark Kent on Smallville (2001). Before the start of Supernatural (2005), Jensen also played on Smallville. Both shows filmed in B.C. Vancouver, in the CW lot, and they are all now real-life friends. Tom and Jared, are both pranksters.
15Best friends with his Supernatural (2005) co-star, Jared Padalecki. Jared Padalecki even calls Jensen's father Papa Ackles.
16His first name is actually a surname and is the most common surname in Denmark.
17Was offered a role as Eliza Dushku's love interest on Tru Calling (2003) but chose to take a role on Smallville (2001) instead. Eric Christian Olsen was eventually given the role and the character's name was changed to Jensen.
18He is a keen photographer and is always taking photos on the set of Supernatural (2005).
19His parents were going to name him Justin but his parents thought it was too common.
20His career has an ongoing theme of dealing with demonic forces. His character's mother, "Marlena" on Days of Our Lives (1965), was possessed by the Devil. In the movie Devour (2005), he was the son of "Satan". On his television series, Supernatural (2005), his character battles the forces of hell.
21Good friends with Christian Kane.
22Jensen's parents named him Jensen because they considered other names but found them too common. Ackles, Jensen's last name, is pronounced like 'Cackles' without a 'C.'
23He is the son of actor Alan Ackles and Donna Joan Shaffer.
24Also sings and plays guitar.
25Was runner up to Tom Welling for the role of Clark Kent on Smallville (2001). Was brought onto the show in season 4 as Lana's boyfriend.
261990 graduate of Dartmouth Elementary School in Richardson, Texas.
271993 graduate of Apollo Junior High School in Richardson, TX.
28Enjoys horseback riding.
29Planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University and become a physical therapist, before he decided to move to LA to give acting a try.
30Fan of the Dallas Cowboys.
31Played baseball and lacrosse in high school.
32Was a child model at age 4, then quit, and started again at age 10.
33Has one brother, Joshua, approximately three years older, and one sister, Mackenzie, approximately seven years younger.
34Graduated from L. V. Berkner High School, Richardson, Texas in 1996.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural2005-2017TV SeriesDean Winchester Demon Dean Leviathan ...
Behind the Scenes of Supernatural: A Fan's Perspective2014ShortJensen Ackles
Supernatural: The Animation2011TV SeriesDean Winchester
Tron: Evolution - Battle Grids2010Video GameGibson (voice)
The 3rd Birthday2010Video GameKyle Madigan (voice)
Tron: Evolution2010Video GameGibson (voice)
Batman: Under the Red Hood2010VideoJason Todd Red Hood (voice)
My Bloody Valentine2009Tom Hanniger
Ten Inch Hero2007Priestly
Devour2005VideoJake Gray
Smallville2004-2005TV SeriesJason Teague
The Plight of Clownana2004ShortJensen
Still Life2003-2004TV SeriesMax Morgan
Dawson's Creek2002-2003TV SeriesC.J.
Dark Angel2001-2002TV SeriesAlec X5-494 Ben ...
Blonde2001TV Mini-SeriesEddie G
Days of Our Lives1998-2000TV SeriesEric Roman Brady
Cybill1997TV SeriesDavid
Mr. Rhodes1996-1997TV SeriesMalcolm
Sweet Valley High1996TV SeriesBrad
Wishbone1995TV SeriesMichael Duss

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural2010-2015TV Series 5 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural2006-2014TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Plight of Clownana2004Short first assistant director

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Plight of Clownana2004Short executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supernatural2014TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 11th Annual Critics' Choice Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Making the Manticore Monsters2003Video documentary shortHimself - 'Alec'
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
On the Set with SPN: The Real Fan Contest2016ShortHimself
Pop Wrapped TV2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Na Na Na Batman2014Video shortHimself
IMDb: What to Watch2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Supernatural2014TV SeriesHimself
Different Town2014Documentary
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
NerdHQ2013TV SeriesHimself
The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Undead Noise2012TV SeriesHimself
Jensen Ackles: A Director's Journey2011Video documentary shortHimself
Supernatural and the Quest for the Soul2011Video documentary shortHimself
Project: Comic-Con2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
A First Look at Batman: Under the Red Hood2010Video documentary shortHimself
Chelsea Lately2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
My Bloody Valentine (Making of): Deep Inside 'My Bloody Valentine'2009Video documentary shortHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
HypaSpace2008TV Series documentaryHimself
9am with David & Kim2008TV SeriesHimself
Good News Week2008TV SeriesHimself
Supernatural File2007TV MovieHimself / Dean Winchester
Max Resurrected2007Video documentary shortHimself
Extra2006TV SeriesHimself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Teen Choice Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: ChemistrySupernatural (2005)· Misha Collins
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV BromanceSupernatural (2005)· Jared Padalecki
· Misha Collins
2011TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite ActorSupernatural (2005)
1998Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Male NewcomerDays of Our Lives (1965)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV DuoSupernatural (2005)· Jared Padalecki
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2014TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite DuoSupernatural (2005)· Jared Padalecki
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Dramatic TV Actor
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiSupernatural (2005)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiSupernatural (2005)
2007SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest TV ActorSupernatural (2005)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Breakout StarSupernatural (2005)
2000Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1999Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest ActorSupernatural (2005)

TitleSalary
Supernatural (2005)$175,000 per episode

#Quote
1Life itself is worth living for. If you're not living the life that you want, you fight to achieve that life.
2[on Jared] I would jump in front of a bullet for him and not think twice.
3Some people will go to the opening of an envelope. They live their lives in the public eye and get off on it, they need it. They need that kind of adoration. If their name isn't in the tabloids once a week they feel like a failure. I choose to live a more private life, as does Jared [Padalecki]. We just don't believe in that sort of thing of 'it doesn't matter what they're saying so long as they're talking about you'.
4On working with Jared: Jared and I are lucky to get along so well without having any effort to make. One day, the producers came to see us and told us they had never worked with actors who got along so well. It gives us the opportunity to make the relationship between Sam and Dean have credibility. I think the audience feels how much Jared and I like being together.
5[on 9/11] 9/11 was unreal. I happened to be in Canada at the time and really didn't get a sense of how awful it really was until a few days later when it hit me like a ton of bricks...that the place I call home, the country that is invincible, my country of pride and freedom, the place we all feel safe, had been completely violated. I immediately jumped on a plane and flew to be with my family. It really frightened me. I pray to God that this new evil in our world will be abolished quickly.
6I'm a mad Gummi fan. I always have Gummis in my trailer. But you can't eat too many because then you get Gummi tummy, and that's no good. I can't believe I'm saying this.
7I love the smell of shampoo on a girl's hair. You can walk past someone and be like, 'Wow, you took a shower this morning, didn't you? Because you smell lovely!
8[on Dean Winchester's reaction to his father's death on Supernatural (2005)] "A lot of issues, yeah. Dean's definitely having issues on camera. I'm just having issues because I don't get to hang out with him [Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who played John] anymore".
9Being from Texas, I would say I favor a pair of jeans you can wear some boots with.
10"When I was in middle school, some of my so-called friends found a catalog ad I did for Superman pajamas. They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over school." - on his most embarrassing moment.

#Trademark
1Green eyes
2Frequently plays characters with an overwhelming need for parental approval
3Often plays men with intense emotional and psychological issues
4Freckles
5Ginger Beard
6Deep Husky Voice

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