It owns the title of the longest-running North American sci-fi series in history.In the summer of 2007, Ackles took on the role of Priestly in the independent comedy Ten Inch Hero.After modelling on and off since the age of 4, Ackles began to concentrate on an acting career in 1996. Rhodes, Sweet Valley High, and Cybill before joining the cast of the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives as Eric Brady in 1997.He won a 1998 Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Male Newcomer and went on to be nominated three times (in 1998, 1999, and 2000) for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Days of our Lives.She did some modeling work and in 2004 landed a role in the small independent film The Plight Of Clownana, a film was co-produced by Jensen Ackles.Danneel had guest roles in a number of TV series, and a recurring role as Rachel on the CW’s One Tree Hill."You know, you have everything you want and nobody to share it with, and that's kind of lonely.
Her other films include Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, and Fired up.
Ackles turned down the role, which was then offered to Eric Christian Olsen and the character's name was changed to "Jensen" because the producers of Tru Calling liked Ackles' name.
Ackles returned to Vancouver (where Dark Angel was filmed) in 2004 to become a regular on Smallville playing the assistant football coach Jason Teague, who was also the newest romantic interest for Lana Lang (played by Kristin Kreuk).
Jensen Ross Ackles (born March 1, 1978) is an American actor and director.
He is known for his roles in television as Dean Winchester on The CW horror fantasy series Supernatural, Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives, which earned him several Daytime Emmy Award nominations, as well as Alec/X5-494 in Dark Angel and Jason Teague in Smallville.