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Shawn Ashmore Biography

Shawn Ashmore
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Birth Nation: Canada
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Birth Name: Shawn Ashmore
  • Father: Rick Ashmore
  • Mother: Linda Ashmore
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Birth Place/City: Richmond
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actor
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Dana Wasdin (m. 2012)
  • Education: Turner Fenton Secondary School, Earnscliffe Senior Public School
  • Siblings: Aaron Ashmore
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Shawn Ashmore is a Canadian film and television actor most known for his roles as Jake in the popular TV series Animorphs.

Further, he is well known for his role as Agent Mike Weston in the television drama series, The Following and Bobby Drake in the X-Men.

Early Life and Education

Shawn Ashmore was born on October 7, 1979, in Richmond, Canada. She holds a Canadian nationality and belongs to North White American ethnicity. He is the twin brother of a famous actor, Aaron Ashmore. His parents are Rick Ashmore and Linda Ashmore. Rick was a manufacturing engineer, and Linda is a homemaker.

Ashmore attended Turner Fenton Secondary School and later on, joined Earnscliffe Senior Public School.  Shawn has a twin brother, Aaron and they have acted in several movies with a role of a twin brother. He was fully supported by his parents from his early age as he was passionate towards acting.


The proficient actor was seen with a role of Iceman in X-Men. He appeared in several other series including The Super Hero Squad and X-Men: The Official Game. He also featured as Cadet Major Brad in Cadet Kelly, a Disney Channel movie aired in 2001. He starred as Jake Berenson on Animorphs and Tyler Connell in In a Heartbeat.

Additionally, he was cast in the lead role in the mini-series, Legend of Earthsea which was based on the novels written by Ursula K. Le Guin. He also played in a movie named The Day along with Dominic Michigan, Michael  Eklund, Ashley Bell and Shannyn Sossamon.  With a role as Iceman he was also seen in the film X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Moreover, Ashmore also appeared in Quantum Break, a third-person shooter video game published by Microsoft Studios and created by Remedy Entertainment. In the year 2016, he started his role as a Sam Spencer of the newly developed Conviction Integrity unit on the new U.S. drama, Conviction. 

Personal Life

The talented actor was married to a film executive, Dana Renee Wasdin. Thye couple met each other where both of them were busy filming, Frozen. The couple is still together, and there are no rumors about their divorce. They seem to be happy together.

Recently the couple was blessed with a son in 2017.

Net Worth and Body measurement

The Animorphs actor is living a luxurious life along with his wife, Dana and a cute son who was born in 2017. His net worth is reported to be in millions of dollars.

Ashmore is 5 feet 10 inch in height.

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