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Meet the Stars (Shawn Ashmore)

Name: Shawn Robert Ashmore
Character name: Tyler Connell
Where are you from: Born- Richomnd, British Columbia. Live- Toronto, Ontario.

In what ways are you similar to your character?
Tyler is responsible and trustworthy. I think I am too.

In what ways are you different from your character?
Tyler is way too nice. I like to think I'm pretty friendly but I can be cranky every once in a while.

What went through your mind when you found out you got the part?
I was very excited to do such a fun show!! The medical aspect was a big selling point for me.

How did you prepare yourself for the role?
I did first aid training as well as a ride along with real paramedics.

Prior to the show, did you have any type of medical training?
Not at all.

What are you favorite things to do when you're not working?
I love to play music, watch movies and hang out with my friends.

What's your favorite food?
Cereal of course and Nachos.

What type of music do you listen to?
Everything from Ben Harper to Rage Against the Machine.

Do you have any funny or embarrassing stories to share from the set?
The biggest mistake that we make as a group on set is with the medical equipment. It's not that funny or embarrassing but we always screw up the medical scenes.

What do you do if you forget your lines?
When I forget my lines I usually try to keep going but that never happens. We all end up cracking up and have to start again.

Disney / Transcript by Pam