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Actor and producer Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born Christopher Ashton Kutcher, Ashton entered and ultimately won the Fresh Faces of Iowa modeling contest in 1997, which ignited his life in the spotlight. He signed with a modeling agency and moved to New York City, easily landing modeling gigs for prominent designers, including Calvin Klein and Abercrombie & Fitch.
During the spring of 1988, Ashton broke onto the scene with a reoccurring role on the successful sitcom, That '70s Show. Although not the lead of the show, Ashton's dense character was highly received by audiences across the nation. He was soon landing movie roles, including the private school comedy, Coming Soon (1999), the romantic comedy, Down to You (2000), and the crime thriller, Reindeer Games (2000), with Ben Affleck. It became apparent to Ashton when starred opposite Sean William Scott in Dude, Where's My Car (2000), playing a dense stoner with similar character dynamics as Kelso. While critics shot down the movie, it was a box office hit and provided Ashton with a larger fan base. He was later named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
Fans along with critics were not impressed with his performance in Texas Ranger (2000) but quickly redeemed himself with two romantic comedies, My Boss's Daughter (2003) and Just Married (2003). Following the conclusion of Just Married, Ashton and his co-star Brittany Murphy began dating but later called it off. He later moved on to Demi Moore, which was the center of discussion due to their 15-year age difference. In 2003, Ashton branched outside of acting, co-producing My Boss's Daughter, creating the hit reality prank show Punk'd on MTV, and later Beauty and the Geek.