During the hiatus between season two and three of Supernatural, Jensen appeared as Lt.Kaffee in Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men alongside Lou Diamond Phillips at the Casa Mañana Theatre, in Fort Worth, Texas from June 5 to 10, 2007.
Jensen has done voice work on the animated film Batman: Under The Red Hood and the Supernatural: The Animation, as well as for the video games Tron: Evolution and The 3rd Birthday.
In the first season of the show, Kim Manners said to me, ‘You’re gonna direct one of these...' I said, ‘Oh, OK, Kim. And when you do that, I’ll be right there.’ – Jensen Ackles, Source Jensen directed 7.03 The Girl Next Door in season seven, which he announced at Asylum 6 2011.
In June 2011 Jared teased on twitter that he had the first two scripts for season seven and asked who wanted him to fax them a copy.
@Cari Ann923 was the first to respond, and Jared did fax her the front page of the script to be shot by Jensen. On the Season 7 DVD and Blu-Ray, Jensen features in the special feature: "Directing Supernatural: Seven directors talk about their work on Supernatural".
As happened in season six, the episode was the first one shot for the season, to allow Jensen time to prepare, but the second one to air.
Pre-production started on June 26th and shooting began on July 6th.Jensen directed 8.03 Heartache, written by Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin, in season eight.It was the first episode of the season filmed, but the third to air. As in previous years, it was the first episode of the season to be filmed, but the third to air.In 2005, after initially auditioning for the role of Sam, Jensen was cast as Dean Winchester in Supernatural.In the break between filming season one and two of Supernatural, Jensen filmed the independent movie Ten Inch Hero.Jensen directed 11.03 The Bad Seed in season eleven.