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Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played Michelle Tanner on the 1990s sitcom 'Full House,' from the time they were toddlers until they were about 8 years old. They later starred together in the comedy series 'Two of a Kind' and 'So Little Time,' as well as the movies 'It Takes Two' and 'New York Minute.'
Mary-Kate Olsen played Tara on the Showtime series 'Weeds' in 2007 and also starred alongside Vanessa Hudgens in the 2011 movie 'Beastly.'
In 2004, Mary-Kate Olsen entered a program to treat an eating disorder. The same year, she and her twin sister enrolled in New York University. Mary-Kate Olsen majored in cuisine and Ashley Olsen in psychology.
Ashley Olsen has not acted since 'New York Minute' was released in 2004 but continues to work with her twin sister on their side career - the two are fashion designers. In April 2011, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen partnered with BeachMint to launch the personalized shopping website StyleMint.com. It is set to debut in the summer of 2011 and will feature an exclusive T-shirt line.
(Pictured: Mary-Kate Olsen appears as Michelle Tanner in a promotional photo for the TV series, 'Full House.' / Mary-Kate appears in a scene from the 2010 movie, 'Beastly.')
( Photo / Jeff Franklin Productions and ABC / CBS Films)