Ackles, Jensen 1978–

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ACKLES, Jensen 1978–


Full name, Jensen Ross Ackles; born March 1, 1978, in Dallas, TX; raised in Richardson, TX; son of Alan (an actor) and Donna Ackles. Education: Studied acting in Dallas, TX. Avocational Interests: Horseback riding, sports, video games.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Lainie Stolhanske, Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist—Ruth Bernstein, Baker/Winokur/Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor W., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and producer. Backup singer for recordings by Steve Carlson. Worked as a child model; appeared in commercials, including work for Nabisco foods, Radio Shack electronics stores, and Wal-Mart discount stores.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding male newcomer, 1998, and Daytime Emmy Award nominations, outstanding younger actor in a drama series, 1998, 1999, 2000, all for Days of Our Lives.


Television Appearances; Series:

Malcolm, Mr. Rhodes, NBC, 1996–97.

Eric Roman Brady, Days of Our Lives (also known as Cruise of Deception: Days of Our Lives, Days, and DOOL), NBC, 1997–2000.

Alec/X5-494, Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), Fox, 2001–2002.

C. J., a recurring role, Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2002–2003.

Jason Teague, Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2004–2005.

Dean Winchester, Supernatural, The WB, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Wishbone, PBS, c. 1995.

Brad, "All along the Water Tower," Sweet Valley High, Fox, 1996.

David, "The Wedding," Cybill, CBS, 1997.

Also appeared as Ben in an episode of Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's "Dark Angel"), Fox.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1999.

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Other:

Eddie G, Blonde (miniseries; also known as Marilyn Monroe), CBS, 2001.

Max Morgan, Still Life (pilot), Fox, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Jensen, The Plight of Clownana (short film), 2004.

Film Work:

Executive producer, The Plight of Clownana (short film), 2004.



Cult Times Special, November, 2001, pp. 46-51.

TV Guide, June 13, 1998, p. 25; September 13, 2004, p. 10.


E! Online,, October 19, 2005.

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