Get ready to feel old. Today is Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s 30th birthday. THIRTY.
It seems like just yesterday creepy men everywhere were excited for the Olsen twins to turn 18. Somehow, 12 years have passed since that day.
It’s not like we needed an excuse to go back and reminisce over the Trenchcoat Twins’ greatest triumphs in film and television, but we’re happy to have one. Let’s look at their nearly 30-year career in a few stages.
The Childhood Stage
The Olsens stole our hearts as Michelle Tanner in Full House.
Their Shakespearean side came out in the made-for-tv movie Double, Double, Toil and Trouble.
They roughed it in How The West Was Fun.
It Takes Two was the modern twist on The Prince and the Pauper that 1995 needed.
The Pre-Teen Stage
The Pre-Teen Stage is when Mary-Kate became more defined as the “sporty” twin and Ashely as the “girly” one. It’s also when they started having love interests famously usually cast by the Olsens themselves.
They helped dad find love in Billboard Dad.
They made a brief return to TV to star in Two of a Kind.
The Travel Stage
Nearly every character MK&A played when they were teenagers could somehow afford to travel the globe.
They run around Paris and fall in love with two French boys in Passport to Paris. The 1999 movie’s trailer features excessive Comic Sans.
They visit Australia in Our Lips Are Sealed, and had fun giving us a glimpse behind the scenes when they climbed the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
Winning London‘strailer features a dressing room montage and arguably some of their cutest love interests.
Holiday in the Sun follows the girls to the Bahamas where they make enemies with Megan Fox. Its classic restaurant scene is even funnier than we remembered.
The twins put Italian fashion and boys ahead of culture inWhen In Rome which was alsoa phrase they said a lot in the movie.
And they round out their world tour with 2004’sNew York Minute. Who could forget this classic scene withJared Padalecki?
The Adult Stage
After enrolling in NYU, the twins took a step back from acting.
In 2007, they launched their clothing line Elizabeth and James.
Mary-Kate got married toOlivier Sarkozy.
Tragically, they have yet to appear on Netflix’sFuller House. But Season 2 is in production if they split the role of Michelle again, it shouldn’t take up too much of their time.
Happy 30th birthday to Mary-Kate and Ashley! Hopefully they get to celebrate with some P-I-Z-Z-A.
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