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Little Sprouses

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AGE 1

1993

“We were easy-going babies,” says Cole (left, in Long Beach, Calif.).

1995

Surf’s up! Cole (left) and Dylan get their first surfing lesson at Malibu’s Point Dume.

1996

Dylan and his stuffed frog.

1997

“My mom dressed us the same,” says Cole (left).

1997

“We had the same bowl haircut!” says Cole (left, eating ice cream on vacation in Switzerland).

1999

Dylan (right) and Cole’s first PEOPLE photo shoot.

AGE 9

2002

Horsing around at the Scooby Doo premiere in Hollywood.

2004

Cole (left) and Dylan circa The Suite Life‘s early days.

2005

Dylan (left) and Cole on another red carpet.

2008

All grown up! Dylan (right) and Cole looking sharp at an Emmy Awards event in L.A.

SPROUSE STATS

BIRTHPLACE

Tuscany, Italy

(Their parents were teaching English there.)

PARENTS

Matthew Sprouse, who works in auto body repair, and Melanie Wright, who does assorted freelance work. Their maternal grandmother, Jonine Booth Wright, was an actress and drama teacher who first suggested the boys get into show business.

FIRST GIG

After moving to California, the Sprouses booked a commercial for M.D. Twin toilet paper when they were 6 months old.

CURRENT HOME

The boys live outside of L.A. with their dad. (Their parents divorced in 1997.)