Ashton Kutcher was born in 1978 and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He started as a model in 1998, but wanted to pursue an acting career. His first audition and subsequently his first role was for That 70s Show
in 1998. He then began working in films, and starred in movies such as Dude Wheres My Car?
in 2000, Just Married
and Cheaper by the Dozen
in 2003, and the drama The Butterfly Effect
in 2004. Kutcher hosted his own series on MTV starting in 2003 called Punkd
, in which he pranks other celebrities. He signed on to film The Guardian
in 2006, which caused him to be unable to return for the final season of That 70s Show
. In 2008 Kutcher starred alongside Cameron Diaz in What Happens in Vegas
, and in 2010 he had a role in the ensemble film Valentines Day
, which Topher Grace also appeared in. In 2011 he starred in the romantic comedy No Strings Attached
with Natalie Portman, and the ensemble film New Years Eve
. Also in 2011 he returned to the small screen to replace Charlie Sheen in Two and a Half Men
. Kutcher stars in Jobs
as Steve Jobs in 2013.