Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen facts for kids
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Ashley (left) and Mary-Kate (right) at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Ashley Fuller Olsen
June 13, 1986
|Occupation||Actresses, fashion designers|
Later that decade, they acted in Two of a Kind and So Little Time, as well as their own animated series.
They also acted in the movies, It Takes Two (1994), New York Minute (2003), and many direct-to-video movies and specials.
Merchandise related to the Olsens is still very popular in the teenage market. The Olsens have a clothing line for girls ages 4-14 in Wal-Mart stores across North America, as well as a beauty line called "Mary-Kate and Ashley: Real fashion for real girls".
In mid-2004, Mary-Kate Olsen announced she had entered treatment for an eating disorder, anorexia nervosa. A Got Milk? ad featuring the twins was pulled following the announcement. On November 20, 2007 she was hospitalized for a reported kidney infection.
The twins have bought up a number of fashion labels, and this is now their main activity. In 2012 the girls decided to quit acting permanently and focus on fashion.
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