Cole Sprouse and his twin brother Dylan live in Farralone Avenue, Woodland Hills. This is in Los Angeles, California.
The twins were born on August 4, 1992 in Arezzo, Italy. Their parents are both Americans. Their father Matt and his wife Melanie were teachers in a school in Tuscany. Dylan is the older one (by 13 minutes). Dylan was named after Dylan Thomas. Cole was named after the singer Nat King Cole.
The family returned to the United States four months after they were born. The family moved to Long Beach in California. Cole Sprouse and his brother grew up there. When their parents separated in 1997, the twins stayed with their father.
Early Acting Career
The twins got into acting after being encouraged by their grandmother. The twins’ first acting job came when they were six months old. They appeared in a commercial for toilet paper.
As six month old babies, they appeared in the TV show Grace Under Fire from 1993-98. As in the commercials, the twins played one character, Patrick Kelly in the show.
The Sprouse brothers landed their first major film role in Big Daddy (1999). They played the role of Julian, Adam Sandler’s adopted child. The two also worked with Sandler on the Chanukah Song. They also appeared in the movie the Astronaut’s Wife.
Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Cole Sprouse and his brother would appear in TV shows like That 70s Show and Mad TV. The twins also appeared in the movie Master of Disguise. They also performed voice over duties in Eight Crazy Nights.
A year later Cole had guest appearances in Friends. This was one of the few times the role wasn’t shared with his brother. In 2002 and 2003 the twins were featured in two family oriented movies: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus and Just for Kicks.
They were eventually cast in the Disney TV show the Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Dylan plays Zack and Cody plays Cole. The success of the show made them household names.
Aside from the show, Cole Sprouse and his brother appeared in the 2004 film The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (it was not released until 2006). They also appeared in the movie A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper. The twins are also scheduled to star in a film about Huckleberry Finn.
Dylan has stated he plans to pursue a degree in art. Cole has said he has a wish to continue acting. Dylan has also said in interviews that he used to go out with Miley Cyrus. He also said that Cole hasn’t had a fiancé for over four years. The twins both enjoy playing basketball, surfing and drawing. They have three dogs. Dylan owns a 2008 Subaru and Cole a Mitsubishi Lancer.
The popularity of Cole Sprouse and his twin brother Dylan continue to increase. They have several more film projects underway and been featured in notable magazines like People, a testament to their growing appeal.