Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Ashley started dancing when she was 2 1/2 yrs. old. She studies and competes in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, acro, musical theatre, lyrical and hip hop.
She made her professional acting debut when she was 8 years old, portraying Marta in The Sound of Music at Theatre Aquarius, in Hamilton. She also performed the role of Lucy in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe as well as appearing in Cinderella, The Wizard of Oz, Anne of Green Gables, Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang and Jekyll and Hyde, all at Theatre Aquarius. Ashley also danced the role of Clara in The Nutcracker at Hamilton Place.
She has appeared in numerous commercials and done a lot of voice work. Ashley and Jackie Burroughs were the leads in a CBC radio drama called Articles of Faith which was written by Emil Sher.
Ashley has appeared in 6th Grade Alien, In a Heartbeat, Real Kids Real Adventures, Zack Files, Blobheads and was a series lead on Ace Lightning (2003). Her movie credits include What Girls Learn, The Music Man (2002) and the feature film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004). She also appeared in a movie with Joe Mantegna called 'A Very Married Christmas'.
Ashley spent the Fall of 2004 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland filming the first season of Life with Derek. She is currently filming the second season of LIfe with Derek in Toronto.
Recently Ashley has been guest starring on various episodes of Darcy's Wild Life. She also appears in the Moze Mossanen movie Roxana.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Emily Osment has never been a stranger to the world of entertainment and acting. Her father, Eugene Osment, is an actor of some renown, and her older brother Haley Joel Osment stole the spotlight as one of the best child actors ever. Wanting to follow in their footsteps, Emily decided to start a career in acting, and made her debut in the 1999 film The Secret Life of Girls. The same year she co-starred alongside Glenn Close in a Hallmark Classic, Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End, a role that would lead to a nomination for a Best Young Actor award. Since then, she has gone on to do a number of roles which includes 2 of the 3 Spy Kids films. Now, she is working on the newest Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana.
Emily was born in, and still resides in Los Angeles with her parents Eugene and Theresa Osment.
On her character Gerti in SpyKids 2 "She acts like a grown-up and she knows a lot, but inside her, she's a little girl. She thinks she's the boss of everyone."
"Seriously, I did not want to see The Sixth Sense. I knew I would have nightmares. And my parents agreed with me, too. I'm just too young. I haven't seen it yet. I still think it's scary. I don't like scary movies." [on her brother's hit movie]
"I'm not so great at keeping secrets,maybe that's why no one ever tells me things."