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As well as starring fellow Canadians Anna Paquin and Ellen Page, it features as a location for the last two installments. "But those aren't the kind of movies I'm really into.

With offers flowing in after his outing in the action trilogy, Shawn was determined to avoid being typecast. It's really a matter of trying to be a little picky and finding the things that you're really interested in." Instead, the actor signed up for Terry, the tale of late Canadian cross-country runner Terry Fox, which earned him a second Gemini acting nod. In 2006 the actor who has been dating Ice Princess actress Michelle Trachtenberg since 2004 appeared on a glossy US magazine's hottest bachelor list.

As a child, she beat 5000 candidates for the role of Flora Mc Grath in Jane Campion's romantic drama film The Piano (1993), despite having had little to no acting experience prior to getting the role.

For her performance, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11, making her the second-youngest Academy Award winner in Oscar history.

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Born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, Paquin studied at Hutt Intermediate School and Wellington Girls' College in New Zealand before moving to Los Angeles during her youth where she studied at Windward School and went on to complete a year at Columbia University before leaving post-secondary to focus on her acting career.Iceman aka Bobby Drake (Shawn Ashmore) and Rogue aka Marie D'Ancanto (Anna Paquin) The embodiment of the classic teen dilemna, these two want to snog but can't because she'll drain his life-force if they do.Being a twin has stood actor Shawn Ashmore in good stead career-wise.Building on the success of his first venture into advertising, Shawn got his big break onto the small screen at 14 with the 1994 made-for-TV movie Guitarman.Although the flick earned him a prestigious Canadian Gemini Award nod, it wasn't until a few years later he realised he wanted to pursue acting full time.His goal decided upon, the young actor headed, along with Aaron, for Los Angeles where both brothers soon picked up roles in TV series.