Williams, Ashley 1978–

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Williams, Ashley 1978–

PERSONAL

Full name, Ashley Churchill Williams; born November 12, 1978, in Westchester County, NY; father, a freelance medical journalist; mother, a charity fund-raiser; sister of Kimberly Williams (an actress). Education: Boston University, B.F.A., 2001; trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, 1999. Avocational Interests: Writing, yoga, running, hiking.

Addresses:

Agent—Jonathan Bluman, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actress and producer. Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, member of company, 2001; appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors:

YoungStar Award nomination, best young actress in a daytime television program, Hollywood Reporter, 1997, for As the World Turns; Beverly Hills Film Festival Award, best female performance, 2004, for The List.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Danielle "Dani" Andropoulos, a recurring role, As the World Turns, CBS, between 1996 and 2004.

Dylan Messinger, Good Morning, Miami, NBC, 2002-2004.

Beth Wilkerson, a recurring role, E-Ring, NBC, 2005-2006.

Victoria, a recurring role, How I Met Your Mother, CBS, 2006.

Alyssa, Huff, Showtime, 2006.

Becca, Side Order of Life, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Title role, Amy Coyne, Fox, 2006.

Nina, Him and Us, ABC, 2006.

Ronnie, Imperfect Union, TBS, 2007.

Making It Legal, ABC, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sandy Brooks, Snow, ABC Family Channel, 2004.

Willa, Montana Sky, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette, Lifetime, 2002.

Presenter, The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002.

Glory, "Swan Song," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2002.

Sandie Shaw, "High Hopes," American Dreams (also known as Our Generation), NBC, 2003.

The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003, 2004.

Teresa, "Mr. Monk Goes to a Wedding," Monk, USA Network, 2005.

Trish Connors, "Forget Me Not," Psych, USA Network, 2007.

Laura Kozlowski, "Haystack," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

I Love the '80s, VH1, 2002.

Film Appearances:

Ida Heinken, Indian Summer (also known as L'ete indien), Buena Vista, 1993.

The List (short film), 2004.

Ashleigh, Numero Dos (short film), 2007.

Film Producer:

Numero Dos (short film), 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Understudy for Evelyn and Jenny, The Shape of Things, off-Broadway production, 2001.

Grace Redding, Burleigh Grimes, Stage III, New World Stages, New York City, 2006.

Appeared in The Blue Bird and Street Scene, both Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

TV Guide, March 8, 2003, pp. 26-27.

Electronic:

Ashley Williams Official Site,http://www.ashleywilliams.net, November 29, 2007.

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