Kutcher, Ashton 1978-

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Kutcher, Ashton 1978-


Full name, Christopher Ashton Kutcher; born February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, IA; son of Larry (a factory worker) and Diane (a factory worker) Kutcher; married Demi Moore, September 24, 2005. Education: Studied biochemical engineering at University of Iowa, c. 1997.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Untitled Entertainment, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Publicist—Baker, Winokur, Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, West Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Worked as a model, appearing in runway shows and in print advertisements for Calvin Klein jeans; appeared in television commercials for The Gap clothing stores and Pizza Hut restaurants; appeared in print ads for Zoo York. Previously worked as a floor sweeper at General Mills, Cedar Falls, IA, dishwasher, roofer, and deer processor.

Awards, Honors:

Won Fresh Faces of Iowa modeling contest, c. 1997; Young Artist Award nomination (with others), best performance in a television series—young ensemble, 1999, Teen Choice Award nomination, television—choice actor, 2001, Teen Choice Awards, choice television actor—comedy, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, Blimp Award nomination, favorite television actor, Nickelodeon, 2005, 2006, all for That '70s Show; Sierra Award nomination, best male newcomer, Los Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, 2000, Teen Choice Award nominations, film—choice actor, and film—choice chemistry (with Seann William Scott), MTV Movie Award nomination, breakthrough male perfor- mance, 2001, all for Dude, Where's My Car?; Teen Choice Award nominations, choice movie actor—comedy, choice movie hissy fit, and choice movie liplock (with Brittany Murphy), 2003, Blimp Award nomination, favorite movie actor, Nickelodeon, 2004, all for Just Married; Teen Choice Awards, choice television reality/variety host, choice reality hunk, 2003, choice reality/variety televison star—male, 2004, and television—choice personality, 2006, Blimp Award nomination, favorite television actor, Nickelodeon, 2005, all for Punk'd; Teen Choice Award nominations, choice movie hissy fit, and choice movie liplock (with Piper Perabo), Blimp Award nomination, favorite movie actor, Nickelodeon, 2004, all for Cheaper by the Dozen; Teen Choice Awards, choice television personality, 2004, 2005; Teen Choice Award nominations (with Bernie Mac), choice movie rumble, choice movie chemistry, and choice movie dance scene, Teen Choice Award nominations, choice movie hissy fit, choice movie blush scene, choice movie actor—comedy, and choice movie liar, 2005, all for Guess Who; Blimp Award nomination, favorite movie actor, Nickelodeon, 2004, for My Boss's Daughter; Teen Choice Award, choice movie rockstar moment, 2005, for A Lot Like Love; Teen Choice Award nomination, choice movie actor—drama, 2007, for The Guardian; Hollywood Film Award (with others), ensemble of the year, Hollywood Film Festival, 2006, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, 2007, both for Bobby; Blimp Award nomination, favorite voice from an animated movie, Nickelodeon, 2007, for Open Season.


Film Appearances:

Distance, 1997.

Louie, Coming Soon, Unapix Entertainment, Inc., 1999.

Wes Mannisenmaki, Switch, 1999.

Jim Morrison, Down to You, Miramax, 2000.

College kid, Reindeer Games (also known as Deception), Dimension Films, 2000.

Jesse, Dude, Where's My Car?, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.

Himself, Dude Cam, 2000.

George Durham, Texas Rangers, Miramax, 2001.

The Guest, Dimension Films, 2001.

Tom Leezak, Just Married (also known as Voll verheiratet), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Tom Stansfield, My Boss's Daughter, Dimension, 2003.

(Uncredited) Hank, Cheaper by the Dozen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Evan Treborn, The Butterfly Effect, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Simon Green, Guess Who, Columbia, 2005.

Oliver Martin, A Lot Like Love, Buena Vista, 2005.

Himself, "Making Of," Kanye West: College Dropout—Video Anthology, Universal Music & Video Distribution, 2005.

Fisher, Bobby, Weinstein Company, 2006.

Jake Fischer, The Guardian, Buena Vista, 2006.

Voice of Elliot, Open Season (animated), Columbia, 2006.

Jack, What Happens in Vegas, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2008.

Film Work:

Coproducer, My Boss's Daughter, 2003.

Executive producer, The Butterfly Effect, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Michael Kelso, That '70s Show, Fox, 1998-2006.

Cribs, MTV, 2000.

Host, Punk'd, MTV, 2003-2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 1998 "Billboard" Music Awards, Fox, 1998.

The 1999 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 1999.

"Teen People"'s 21 Hottest Stars Under 21, ABC, 1999.

Presenter, The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000.

"Teen People"'s 25 Hottest Stars Under 25, ABC, 2000.

Host/narrator/criminologist, Rocky Horror 25: Anniversary Special, PBS, 2000.

The 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000.

My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

The WB Presents: "Teen People"'s What's Next?, The WB, 2001.

Presenter, The 2001 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2001.

The 2001 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2001.

Sizzlin' Sixteen 2001, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Making the Show: "That '70s Show," MTV, 2001.

Presenter, The 29th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2002.

"That '70s Show" Special, Fox, 2002.

Host, New Year's Eve Pajama Party, MTV, 2002.

VH1 Big in 2002 Awards, VH1, 2002.

Making the Show: "That '70s Show," MTV, 2003.

Reel Comedy: "Just Married," Comedy Central, 2003.

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '03 (also known as Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards), Nickelodeon, 2003.

Demi Moore: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

The 2003 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003.

The Teen Choice Awards 2003, Fox, 2003.

VH1 Big on 03, VH1, 2003.

Real Access: Hot 24 in 2004, Noggin, 2003.

MTV Presents "Teen People" Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25, MTV, 2003.

The 2003 Vibe Awards: Beats, Style, Flavor, UPN, 2003.

Presenter, The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2004.

Presenter, The 2004 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2004.

Presenter, The 2004 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2004.

The Teen Choice Awards 2005, Fox, 2005.

The 2006 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2006.

Presenter, The 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT and TBS, 2007.

Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York, My Network, 2007.

Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton, Sundance, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Pajama Party, Oxygen, 2000.

Host, The List, VH1, 2000.

WWF Smackdown! (also known as Smackdown!, Smackdown! Xtreme, WWE Smackdown!, and World Wrestling Federation Smackdown!), UPN, 2000.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2000, 2001, 2002.

Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), NBC, 2001, 2003, 2005.

Dean Cassidy, "Mayas and Tigers and Deans," Oh My, Just Shoot Me, NBC, 2001.

The Andy Dick Show, MTV, 2001.

Making the Band, ABC, 2001.

"Andy Land," The Andy Dick Show, MTV, 2001.

Rove Live, Ten Network, 2001, 2003.

"Lt. Bedwell's Yamchips," The Andy Dick Show, MTV, 2001.

"Harvery Kubrick," The Andy Dick Show, MTV, 2001.

Making the Band, ABC, 2001.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Uncle Scott, "Dust in the Wind," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2002.

"Ashton Kutcher," Diary, MTV, 2003.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.

V Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2003.

RI:SE, Channel 4, 2003.

Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC, 2003.

Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2003.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2003, 2008.

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2004, 2005, 2006.

On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004.

"Mac-Inations," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2004.

T4, Channel 4, 2004.

"Ashton Kutcher," Driven, VH1, 2004.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2004, 2006.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004, 2005.

Total Request Live (also known as TRL), MTV, 2004, 2005.

The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2005.

Sunday Morning Shootout, AMC, 2005.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005.

Corazon de, 2005, 2006.

Voice of Michael Kelso, "Gold Dust Gasoline," Robot Chicken (animated), 2005.

Voice of TiVo addict, "Toy Meets Girl," Robot Chicken (animated), 2005.

Voice of Templeton "Faceman" Peck, "Nightmare Generator," Robot Chicken (animated), 2005.

Voice of Blitzen, "Robot Chicken Christmas Special," Robot Chicken (animated), 2005.

The View, ABC, 2006.

"Wetten dass …? aus Karlsruhe," Wetten, dass?, 2006.

Film 2006 (also known as The Film Programme), BBC, 2006.

Celebrity traveler, Getaway (also known as United Travel Getaway), 2006.

Television Executive Producer; Series:

Punk'd, MTV, 2003-2006.

You've Got a Friend, MTV, 2004.

Beauty and the Geek, The WB then The CW, 2004-2008.

Room 401, MTV, 2006-2007.

Adventures in Hollyhood, MTV, 2007.

The Real Wedding Crashers, NBC, 2007.

Miss Guided, ABC, 2008—.

Television Creator; Series:

Punk'd, MTV, 2003-2006.

Television Executive Producer; Specials:

"Beauty and the Geek": The Aftermath, The WB, 2005.

"Beauty and the Geek 2": The Casting Call, The WB, 2006.

Television Work; Pilots:

Executive producer, Game Show in My Head, CBS, 2007.


Television Episodes:

Punk'd, MTV, 2003-2006.



Newsmakers, Issue 4, Gale Group, 2003.


Interview, March, 2000, p. 70.

People Weekly, November 2, 1998, p. 75; May 8, 2000, p. 161.

Teen Magazine, August, 2000, p. 78; September, 2000, p. 64.