Ash, Leslie 1960- (Lesley Ash)

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Ash, Leslie 1960- (Lesley Ash)


Born February 19, 1960, in London, England; sister of Debbie Ash (an actress); married Lee Chapman (a soccer player), 1988; children: Joseph, Max.


Actress. Appeared in television commercials for Fairy Liquid, 1964, Homebase DIY stores, 1999, Harmony hair spray, and Levi's jeans.


Television Appearances; Series:

Jill Page, The Boy with Two Heads (also known as Chico the Rainmaker), 1974.

Hazel, Seconds Out, BBC, 1981.

Herself, The Tube, Channel 4, 982.

Nancy Gray, The Happy Apple, ITV, 1983.

Fred Smith, C.A.T.S. Eyes, 1985-87.

Deborah, Men Behaving Badly (also known as British Men Behaving Badly), BBC, 1994-98.

Team captain, Going for a Song, BBC1, 1997.

Flight attendant, Full Mountie (also known as Jack Doe's "Full Mountie"), 2000.

Karen Buckley, a recurring role, Where the Heart Is, 2000-2003.

Inspector Charlie Eden, Mersey Beat, BBC, 2003-2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, Driving Force '86, BBC, 1986.

The Paul Merton Show, BBC, 1996.

(In archive footage) The Two Ronnies at the Movies, BBC, 1999.

(In archive footage) The 100 Greatest TV Ads, Channel 4, 2000.

The All Star Comedy Show (also known as Monkey Trousers), ITV, 2004.

Herself, Best Ever Ads 2, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Hazel, The Marksman, BBC, 1987.

Herself, Laughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sharon, Outside Edge, London Weekend Television, 1982.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Maureen, "Hammer," The Gentle Touch, London Weekend Television, 1980.

Girl with baby, "Credit Where Credit's Due," Shelley, ITV, 1982.

Patsi, "When the Chip Hits the Fan," Shelley, ITV, 1982.

The Two Ronnies, BBC, 1983.

Herself, Roland Rat, the Series, 1986.

Susie Perkins, "Human Interest," Home to Roost, ITV, 1987.

Lorraine Gaynor, "Traffic," The Bill, ITV1, 1989.

"My Fair Daisy," Perfect Scoundrels, 1991.

Val, "Cured," Love Hurts, BBC, 1992.

Val, "Stormy Weather," Love Hurts, BBC, 1992.

Dickon, "Wicked Lady," Haggard, ITV, 1992.

Jo Blake, "Blowing Bubbles," Stay Lucky, YTV, 1993.

Herself, Shooting Stars, BBC, 1995.

(As Lesley Ash) "The Great Outdoors," Get Fit with Brittas, BBC, 1997.

Kitty McHaig, "Blaze of Glory," Bugs, BBC, 1997.

Kitty McHaig, "The Revenge Effect," Bugs, BBC, 1997.

"An Awfully Well Behaved Lunch," Light Lunch, Channel 4, 1997.

"Late Lunch Behaving Badly," Late Lunch, Channel 4, 1998.

Saturday Live, ITV, 1998.

Fantasy World Cup, ITV, 1998.

It's Only TVBut I Like It, 1999.

Herself, "Mr Cholmondley-Warner's Guide," Harry Enfield and Chums, BBC, 2001.

"Men Behaving Badly," Comedy Connections, BBC, 2003.

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC, 2003.

Jan Dobbs, "Judicial Review," Judge John Deed, BBC, 2003.

Call My Bluff, BBC1, 2004.

The Keith Barret Show, 2005.

GMTV, ITV, 2005.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2005.

Loose Women, ITV, 2005.

Ireland AM, 2006.

Film Appearances:

Natalie Dixon, Rosie Dixon—Night Nurse, 1978.

Steph, Quadrophenia (also known as Quadrophenia: A Way of Life), World Northal, 1979.

Sharon, Nutcracker (also known as Nutcracker Sweet), Rank Organisation, 1982.

Dead on Time, Rank Organisation, 1982.

Juleta Shane/Julie Morgan, Curse of the Pink Panther, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1983.

Philippa, Murder: Ultimate Grounds for Divorce, 1984.

Carol Landau, Shadey, Skouras Pictures, 1985.

Stage Appearances:

Babe Williams, The Pajama Game, Victoria Palace Theatre, London, 1999.



Appeared as Sergeant Anita in the music video "Women in Uniform" by Iron Maiden.



Daily Express, May 27, 2000.

OK!, August 7, 2002, p. 133.