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Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen

Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen

At the age of eighteen, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are the most popular teen actresses and producers in the world, heading up a global fashion and entertainment empire with annual retail sales exceeding one billion dollars, and crossing cultural and language barriers. Credited as the youngest producers in Hollywood ever at age 6, they have been compared by the media to such powerhouse entertainers and businesswomen as Oprah Winfrey and Jodie Foster. In a special issue devoted to Mary Kate and Ashley, The Hollywood Reporter named them The Most Powerful Young Women in Hollywood.

First known for sharing the role of Michelle Tanner on the ABC-TV hit television series Full House from nine months old to nine years old, Mary Kate and Ashley have literally grown up in public. Their success as performers now extends to home videos and DVDs, books, a magazine, CDs, fashion dolls, videogames, apparel, fragrances, cosmetics, domestics and lifestyle products from the mary kateandashley brand, with hundreds of millions of items sold. With the upcoming release of their feature movie New York Minute this May, Mary Kate and Ashley return to the big screen as actresses and producers, and open up a new chapter in their stellar and unprecedented careers.

Mary-Kate and Ashley were born June 13, 1986. They are seniors in high school preparing to attend college this Fall. They live in Los Angeles with their brothers and sisters.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJune 13, 1986 (31)
SignGemini
BirthplaceUSA

Selected Filmography

Getting There (2002) as Taylor and Kylie Hunter
When In Rome (2002) as Charli & Leila
Holiday In The Sun (2001) as Madison and Alex
You're Invited To Mary-Kate And Ashley's FashionParty (1999) user recommendation as Mary-Kate and Ashley
The Case Of The United States Navy Adventure (1997) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
You're Invited To Mary-Kate And Ashley's Birthday Party (1997) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
The Case Of The Shark Encouter (1996) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
The Case Of The U.S. Space Camp Mission (1996) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
It Takes Two (1995) as Alissa and Amanda
The Case Of The Seaworld Adventure (1995) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
You're Invited to Mary-Kate And Ashley's Sleepover Party (1995) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
The Case Of The Locical I Ranch (1994) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
The Case Of The Thorn Mansion (1994) as Mary-Kate and Ashley
Double Double Toil And Trouble (1993) as Lynn and Kelly Farmer
To Grandmother's House We Go (1993) as Sarah and Julie
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