Ashby, Linden 1960–

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ASHBY, Linden 1960–


Full name, Clarence Linden Garnett Ashby III; born May 23, 1960, in Atlantic Beach, FL; son of Garnett (a pharmaceuticals manufacturer) and Eleanor (a civic organizer) Ashby; married Susan Walters (an actress), April 1986; children: Grace, Savannah. Education: Studied business and psychology at Fort Lewis College; studied acting at Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre, New York City. Avocational Interests: Surfing, rock climbing, amateur boxing, karate, flying.

Addresses: Agent—Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010.

Career: Actor. The Loners (a rock band), lead singer, 1989–91. Thursday's Child (at–risk youth charity), member of board (with wife).


Film Appearances:

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, 1990.

Craig, Night Angel (also known as Hellborn), Paragon Arts, 1990.

Dragon, Into the Sun, Trimark Pictures, 1992.

Jerry Van Anthony, "Tango," Inside Out III, 1992.

Martin Hudson, Eight Seconds (also known as Eight Seconds to Glory and The Lane Frost Story), New Line Cinema, 1994.

Morgan Earp, Wyatt Earp, Warner Bros., 1994.

Officer Olmon, Slaughter of the Innocents, 1994.

Johnny Cage, Mortal Kombat, New Line Cinema, 1995.

Himself, Mortal Kombat: Behind the Scenes (documentary short), 1995.

Jack Bryant, Blast, Imperial Entertainment/Cruel Stories, 1996.

Beau, Cadillac Ranch, BMG Independents, 1998.

Sergius O'Shaughnessy, Time of Her Time, Green Communications, 1999.

Neil/Dan Paterson, Dangerous Attraction, Kassirer–Meyer Entertainment, 1999.

Travis Brewer, Tick Tock (also known as A Friendship to Die For), Avalanche Home Entertainment, 2000.

Griff McCleary, Facing the Enemy, New Concorde Home Entertainment, 2001.

Bolen, Whacked!, ThinkFilm, 2002.

Fits and Starts, 2002.

Detective Webster, A Woman Hunted (also known as Outrage and Une femme aux abois), New Concorde Home Entertainment, 2003.

Brian, Shrink Rap, 2003.

Harry, The Company You Keep, 2003.

Detective Morrison, Wild Things 2, Columbia, 2004.

Wet Works, forthcoming.

Television Appearances; Series:

Curtis Alden, Loving (also known as The City), ABC, 1985–86.

Lorne Cash, Spy Game (also known as Cloak and Dagger and Lorne and Max), ABC, 1997.

Dr. Brett "Coop" Cooper, Melrose Place, Fox, 1997–98.

Kennedy Smith, The War Next Door, USA Network, 2000.

Cameron Kirsten, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), 2003–2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Lance as an adult, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, NBC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jason, Fifteenth Phase of the Moon, 1990.

Ted, The Perfect Bride (also known as Stephanie's Wedding), USA Network, 1991.

Dave Henderson, Green Dolphin Beat (also known as Green Dolphin Street), Fox, 1994.

Jimmy Price, The Beneficiary, HBO, 1997.

Jimmy, Shelter, HBO, 1997.

Jeff, The Lake, NBC, 1998.

Mark Kramer, Beauty, CBS, 1998.

Dr. Blair Bainbridge, Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (also known as Murder She Purred), ABC, 1998.

Corbett, Judgment Day, HBO, 1999.

Carter Tamiran, Where the Truth Lies (also known as 90 Days at Hollyridge and Hollyridge), Lifetime, 1999.

McKenna, Sniper 2 (also known as Sniper II), 2002.

A Killer Upstairs, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, The E! True Hollywood Story: Melrose Place (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

"Werewolf,"' Werewolf, Fox, 1987.

Jimi Hartman, New Year (also known as New Year's 1999), ABC, 1993.

Harry DuPree, Dark Angel, Fox, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Blood on Blood," 1st & Ten, 1987.

Phillip, "The World: Part 2," China Beach, 1989.

"A Killer Date," Hardball, NBC, 1990.

Brett Reynolds, "Twenty Questions," MacGyver, ABC, 1990.

Charles Reynolds, "Peanut Butter and Jealousy," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993.

Charles Reynolds, "Single White Sister," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993.

Lieutenant Joe Spenser, "Bermuda Triangle Episode," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

"A Slight Case of Anthrax," The Agency, CBS, 2001.

Himself, Table for Two, PBS, 2002.

Detective Drew Wolf, "A Little Murder," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CBS, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Tom, But Mostly Because It's Raining, Actors Outlet Theatre, New York City, 1984.

The Sorrows of Frederick, Whole Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 1994–95.



People Weekly, September 18, 1995, pp. 242–43.