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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.)