Ashton Kutcher, September 2008
|Born||Christopher Ashton Kutcher
February 7, 1978
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, producer, fashion model|
|Spouse||Demi Moore (m. 2005–2013, divorced)|
|Partner||Mila Kuns (2012–present)|
Christopher Ashton Kutcher (//; born February 7, 1978), known professionally as Ashton Kutcher, is an American actor, producer, and former model. He became well known when he played Michael Kelso on That '70s Show. In 2003, Kutcher produced and starred in his own series, Punk'd, as the host.
Early life[change | edit source]
Kutcher was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is the son of Diane (née Finnegan), a Procter & Gamble employee, and Larry M. Kutcher, a factory worker. His father is of Bohemian (Czech) ancestry and his mother is of Irish, German, and Bohemian ancestry. Kutcher was raised in a conservative Roman Catholic family, Kutcher has a twin brother, Michael, who had a heart transplant when the brothers were young children. Kutcher's twin brother also has cerebral palsy.
Personal life[change | edit source]
Kutcher is a student of Kabbalah.
On April 16, 2009, Kutcher became the first user of Twitter to have more than 1,000,000 followers.
|2000||Down to You||Jim Morrison|
|Reindeer Games||College Kid|
|Dude, Where's My Car?||Jesse Montgomery III|
|2001||Texas Rangers||George Durham|
|2003||Just Married||Tom Leezak||Main role|
|My Boss's Daughter||Tom Stansfield|
|Cheaper by the Dozen||Hank||Supporting role|
|2004||The Butterfly Effect||Evan Treborn||Main role|
|2005||Guess Who||Simon Green|
|A Lot Like Love||Oliver Martin|
|The Guardian||Jake Fischer||Lead Role|
|2008||What Happens in Vegas||Jack Fuller||Lead role|
|Personal Effects||Walter||Main role|
|2010||Valentine's Day||Reed Bennet||Main role|
|Killers||Spencer Aimes||Main role|
|2011||No Strings Attached||Adam Franklin||Main role|
|New Year's Eve||Randy||Supporting role|
|2013||Jobs||Steve Jobs||Main role|
|1998–2006||That '70s Show||Michael Kelso||Seasons 1–7 (Regular); Season 8 (Recurring)
|2001||Just Shoot Me||Dean Cassidy||1 episode|
|2002||Grounded for Life||Cousin Scott||1 episode|
|2003–2007,2012||Punk'd||Himself/Host||Creator, 2003-2007: Full-time Host, 2012: Celebrity Host|
|2005||Robot Chicken||Various||Voice, 3 episodes|
|2008||Miss Guided||Beaux||1 episode|
|2011–present||Two and a Half Men||Walden Schmidt||Main role
As a producer[change | edit source]
|2003||My Boss's Daughter||Co-producer|
|2004||The Butterfly Effect||Executive producer|
|You've Got a Friend||8 episodes||Executive producer|
|2005||A Lot Like Love|
|2005–2008||Beauty and the Geek||48 episodes||Executive producer|
|2007||Adventures in Hollyhood||8 episodes||Executive producer|
|Miss Guided||7 episodes||Executive producer|
|Game Show in My Head||Executive producer|
|The Real Wedding Crashers||7 episodes||Executive producer|
|Room 401||8 episodes||Executive producer|
|2008||Pop Fiction||Executive producer|
|2008–2009||Opportunity Knocks||TV series (Executive producer)|
|2009||True Beauty||Executive producer|
|The Beautiful Life||5 episodes|
Awards[change | edit source]
|Year||Award||Category||Title of work||Result|
|1999||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Young Ensemble (shared with Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Wilmer Valderrama and Danny Masterson)||That '70s Show||Nominated|
|2000||Las Vegas Film Critics Society||Sierra Award Best Male Newcomer||Dude, Where's My Car?||Nominated|
|2001||MTV Movie Awards||Breakthrough Male Performance||Dude, Where's My Car?||Nominated|
|2003||Teen Choice Award||Choice Reality Hunk||Punk'd||Won|
|Choice TV Reality/Variety Host||Won|
|Choice TV Actor||That '70s Show||Won|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple (shared with Brittany Murphy)||Just Married||Nominated|
|Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple (shared with Tara Reid)||My Boss's Daughter||Nominated|
|2004||Kid's Choice Awards||Favourite Movie Actor||Just Married, My Boss's Daughter, Cheaper by the Dozen||Nominated|
|Favorite TV Actor||That '70s Show, Punk'd||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Personality||Won|
|Choice Reality/Variety TV Star – Male||Punk'd||Won|
|Choice TV Actor – Comedy||That '70s Show||Won|
|Choice Movie Hissy Fit||Cheaper by the Dozen||Nominated|
|Choice Movie Liplock (shared with Piper Perabo)||Nominated|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Razzie Award for Worst Actor||Cheaper By The Dozen, Just Married, My Boss's Daughter||Nominated|
|2005||Kid's Choice Awards||Favorite TV Actor||That '70s Show, Punk'd||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Male Personality||Punk'd||Won|
|Choice TV Actor: Comedy||That '70s Show||Won|
|Choice Movie Actor: Comedy||Guess Who, A Lot Like Love||Nominated|
|Choice Movie Rockstar Moment||A Lot Like Love||Won|
|2006||Kid's Choice Award||Favorite TV Actor||That '70s Show||Nominated|
|2007||Kid's Choice Award||Favorite Voice in a Cartoon||Open Season||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actor: Drama||The Guardian||Nominated|
|2008||Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actor: Romantic Comedy||What Happens In Vegas||Won|
|2010||People's Choice Awards||Favorite Web Celeb||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actor: Romantic Comedy||Valentine's Day||Won|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Razzie Award for Worst Actor||Killers||Won|
|2011||MTV Movie Awards||Best Comedic Performance||No Strings Attached||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actor: Romantic Comedy||Won|
|2012||Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Actor: Comedy||Two and a Half Men||Nominated|
References[change | edit source]
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- "Ashton Kutcher". Fox19. Fox. http://www.fox19.com/story/3622898/ashton-kutcher?redirected=true. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
- "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1245): 22. Feb 8, 2013.
- Kennedy, Dana (10 August 2003). "You can call him Chris". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/2003/aug/10/entertainment/ca-kennedy10. Retrieved 9 January 2014.
- "Ashton Kutcher: 'Two And A Half Men' Replacement For Charlie Sheen". The Huffington Post. AOL. May 12, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/12/ashton-kutcher-joins-two-and-a-half-men_n_861389.html. Retrieved May 24, 2011.
- "Ashton Kutcher's 'Two and a Half Men' deal only spans one year". CNN. May 24, 2011. http://edition.cnn.com/2011/SHOWBIZ/TV/05/24/ashton.kutcher.two.men.ew/. Retrieved May 25, 2011.
- "Ashton Kutcher Biography". Filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/49/Ashton-Kutcher.html. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
- "Interview With Ashton Kutcher — Part 2". America's Intelligence Wire. September 6, 2006. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-18727013_ITM. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
- Stated on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, August 12, 2003
- "Pedigree Chart for Diane Finnegan". Lobdellkrotzgenealogy.com. 2010-05-28. http://www.lobdellkrotzgenealogy.com/pedigree.php?personID=I92403&tree=lobdellnovy. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
- "Living The Dream – The Making of Spread" (Commentary with Ashton Kutcher saying; "I'm from the Mid West. I'm from a Catholic family, from a relatively conservative environment."), Spread on DVD, Katalyst Films, 2009.
- "The Sexiest Men Alive 2006 – Ashton Kutcher". People. November 15, 2006. http://www.people.com/people/package/sma2006/gallery/0,,1539441_1559557_3,00.html. Retrieved January 14, 2012.
- "Ashton & Demi Get Married". People. September 25, 2005. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1090617,00.html.
- "Demi Moore announces plans to end her 6-year marriage to Ashton Kutcher". The Washington Post. Associated Press. November 17, 2011. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/apnewsbreak-demi-moore-announces-plans-to-end-her-6-year-marriage-to-ashton-kutcher/2011/11/17/gIQANPlOVN_story.html.
- "Ashton Kutcher in steamy photo shoot with Alessandra Ambrosio". Daily Mail. UK. July 30, 2011. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2020218/Ashton-Kutcher-steamy-photo-shoot-Alessandra-Ambrosio-looks-like-young-Demi-Moore.html. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
- "Inside Ashton Kutcher's world of Twitter". The Guardian (London). April 21, 2009. Archived from the original on April 23, 2009. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/apr/21/ashton-kutcher-celebrity-twitter. Retrieved April 22, 2009.
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