Born in British Columbia, Aaron Ashmore was an identical twin; his brother, Shawn, was also an actor. Ashmore's big screen acting debut came in 1991 when he had a small role in the film "Married to It" (1991). His next appearance was on the small screen, when he played the role of Young Byron Spencer in the TV movie "Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer" in 1993. The same year Ashmore appeared in an episode of "Are You Afraid of the Dark" (Nickelodeon, 1991-96). In 1996 Ashmore appeared in an episode of "Due South" (CTV, 1994-99). In 2001 he appeared in the American feature film "The Safety of Objects" (2001), and the Canadian feature film "Treed Murray" (2001). Ashmore next starred as Marc Hall in "Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story" (2004). The movie told the true story of a gay teenager living in Canada who took his fight to bring his boyfriend to his Catholic School prom to court. In 2006 Ashmore was cast in the CW series "Smallville" (the WB/CW Network, 2001-11), playing Jimmy Olsen. In 2013 Ashmore was cast on the Syfy series "Warehouse 13" (Syfy, 2009-14).
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Film debut in "Married to It"
TV debut in the Canadian series "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
Appeared in the ABC movie "Love Letters"
Cast in an episode of the USA network series "La Femme Nikita"
Appeared opposite Glenn Close in "The Safety of Objects"
Co-starred in the independent thriller "Treed Murray"
Co-starred in the FX movie "The Pentagon Papers"
Appeared in "Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story"
Played a recurring role on the CW series "Veronica Mars" as Troy Vandegraff
Cast in "Smallville" as Jimmy Olsen