Actor Jensen Ackles has been charming fans on screen since he began acting in the mid-90s, but it has been his starring role in the long-running CW series supernatural as dean Winchester that made him a major star, if you’re a fan of the show some of these facts might be basic knowledge, but if you’re not ready to fall in love.
10 True Facts Know About Jensen Ackles
1 He Wanted To Study Sports Medicine
Before he was an actor. Jensen Ackles was a model, he started modeling at the age of two, but quit when he was our only to start up again when he was 10.even though, he did well modeling which is a good gateway into acting, it was not his original career plan tackles originally wanted to study sports medicine at Texas tech university and become a physical therapist. When acting opportunities called, however, he decided to move to la and give it a serious try instead.
2 His Fellow Students Teased Him For His Modeling
After taking up modeling again when he was 10, he had a hard time convincing his peers it was cool
“When I was in middle school, some of my so-called friends found a catalog I did for Superman pajamas. They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over the school.”
Jensen Ackles remembers it being one of the most embarrassing moments in his life but considering that he was able to buy a car with the money that he had made from his modeling by the age of 16. It is safe to say that he had the last laugh on the matter.
His decision to steer towards acting may have something to do with the fact that his father Alan Ackles is also an actor, he has appeared in series such as Dallas and walker texas ranger and he and Jensen have also worked together, they appeared together in the 2005 film devour and in 2010.
His father also appeared in supernatural in the episode weekend at bobbies as a newscaster and then in 2012. In the episode heartache as detective pipe but that’s not all his sister Mackenzie also appeared in the episode bloodlust and slash fiction and his mother was an extra in one of the episodes.
4 He Started on Soap Opera
Way before supernatural Jensen Ackles was starring on days of our lives when he was only about 18 years old. He received a fair amount of positive attention for his appearance which in turn contributed to his later success in other acting pursuits, this can be seen in the award and other acknowledgments, that he won for his role as Eric Brady.
He won the soap opera digest award for the best male newcomer in 1998. Furthermore, he was also nominated three times for the Daytime Emmy award for outstanding younger actor and drama series, he maintained the role from 1997 until 2000.
5 He Auditioned For The Lead Role on Smallville
At one point Jensen Ackles auditioned for the role of Clark Kents on Smallville, which was a tv show about the famous superhero in his teenage years, through the role ultimately went to tom welling. Jensen Ackles still had a big part to play on Smallville as Jason.
6 He Voiced Jason Todd In The Batman Animated Series
When it comes to the universe of batman many people are familiar with the life, but never the cast who plays the animated series back in 2010. He was selected to play the role of Jason Todd in the animated film batman under the red hood Jason was a character, who started off in the film as a robin, but later became the anti-hero red hood after going missing in action due to an encounter with the joker.
In 2007 Jensen Ackles had his professional debut in the world of theater when he appeared in a production of a few good men Jensen Ackles played lt JG daniel a cafe which is a role for which he received much praise.
8 one of His Hidden Talents Is Singing
It’s pretty obvious that this handsome Texas-born actor is pretty talented when it comes to acting but acting isn’t his only talent those who really follow him and his work probably know that he’s a pretty good singer well you could have seen that in supernatural there are numerous scenes where his character dean Winchester sings in the car or does karaoke, but in case you want to hear more just google Jensen Ackles singing and you’ll get a decent amount of videos of him performing.
9 He Turned Down The Chance To Be Avenger
According to the indy wire, Ackles auditioned for Captain America and unfortunately didn’t land the part however that wasn’t the end of his potential career with marvel despite not seeing him as captain America the studio enjoyed Ackles and his performance enough to offer him the part of Hawkeye, he would appear as hawkeye in the very first Avengers movie but the actor decided to turn it down because the scheduling surrounding marvel’s avengers, unfortunately, did not work with CW’s supernatural scheduling the role later went to Jeremy runner whom fans have fallen in absolute love with.
10 His Most Treasured Possession Is A Necklace
Jensen Ackles has a necklace, he cherishes for one very important reason, when apples were younger he lost his best friend who was hit by a drunk driver in a car accident, he made a necklace in honor of his friend and has shared that the necklace is his most treasured possession.