Ashley Olsen (full name Ashley Fuller Olsen) was born on June 13, 1986 in Sherman Oaks, California. She is an American actress, best known as half of the acting duo
Mary-Kate and Ashley alongside her fraternal twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen.
Biography and Career :
She has a twin sister Mary-Kate Olsen and they began their acting career in 1987 when they were chosen to play the role of Michelle Tanner on a new TV series, "Full House" (1987/I).
"Full House" TV show became a hit with books, dolls, and other merchandise being sold to promote it, and during the years the show was on the air, the Olsen twins had a TVQ (popularity rating) second only to Bill Cosby.
Ashley Olsen and her twi
n sister continued to share the role through the show's end in 1995. During the years of "Full House" (1987/I) they teamed up with Robert Thorne and created Dualstar, their production company. Soon they had recorded an album titled Brother For Sale and a music video called Our First Video (1993) (V). In the years that followed they starred in three straight to video movies, To Grandmother's House We Go (1992) (TV), Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993) (TV), and How the West Was Fun (1994) (TV).
In 1995 they made their big screen debut in It Takes Two (1995) and in the next few years they continued to make videos in their series.
In 1998 they returned to TV in the short-lived series, "Two of a Kind" (1998).
They made a few more TV movies, appeared on many talk shows, and began work on a new TV series titled "So Little Time" (2001).
- They also created their own video series called The Adventures of Mary-Kate and You're Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley's.
- Enjoys shopping, going to the movies, listening to rock music (Counting Crows), cheerleading and Tae Bo with her sister.
- Hobbies include dancing and tennis.
- At age 6, she and Mary-Kate became the youngest producers in history.
- Her favorite subject is Math.
- Her favorite city is Paris
- Height : 5'3"/160 cm.
- "We've stayed really normal and down to Earth I think, and haven't let the success thing go to our head."
- "Some twins feel like they need to compare themselves to each other, but we're not that way. That's because of my parents, though, and having six kids in the family."
- "Lizzie plays club volleball and Trent is an amazing writer. We're lucky our parents didn't stereotype us, so we could figure out who we are for ourselves."
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