48 years old (Born on August 11, 1969)
actress; She is famous from Extras.Ashley owns a property in Umbria, Italy. Ashley married Terence Beesley on Monday 29th January 2007 in a ceremony in the woods of Big Sur, California. Ashley`s character Christina on Ugly Betty was originally American, but when she met with the producers, they decided to make her Scottish because they liked her accent. Ashley was once a Brownie and a Guide. Ashley chose to discover LA on foot when she first got there, which resulted in her being mistaken for a "working girl".
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Fun Facts About Ashley Jensen
Ashley auditioned for a part as `Oor Wullie` in a play touring Scotland, as she is Scottish. Oor Wullie is part of Scottish history.
Her nickname is Ash.
Ashley has stated she would love to play a female version of Indiana Jones.
Ashley won Best Sitcom Actress at the Rose D`Or Awards in 2006.
There is an article about her in "Radio Times" (UK) 7 October 2006, Vol. 331, Iss. 4305, pg. 28-29, by E Jane Dickson, "Extraordinary Ashley".
She has worked in a few national TV commercials.
Ashley`s talents include French, English, American, Spanish, Italian, and German accents.
Ashley is 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Ashley`s first acting job was at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, playing 14-year-old Betty Paris in The Crucible.
Ashley gained her Milkmaid badge when she was a child even though she didn`t live on a farm.
She is of Scottish descent.
Ashley is best friends with America Ferrera, her co-star on Ugly Betty.
Ashley was nominated, along with her Ugly Betty castmates for a SAG Award in the category of Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2008.
Jensen is represented by Samuel L. Jackson`s agent in Hollywood.
Ashley was named Glamour Magazine`s Comedy Woman of the Year in 2006.
Ashley met her now-husband Terry Beesley when they were appearing in a production of King Lear.
Ashley was nominated for Best Actress at the Broadcasting Press Guild in 2006.
Ashley`s grandmother`s name is Sadie.
She is a perfectionist.
Ashley studied drama at the Queen Margaret College in Scotland for three years. She graduated with a Speech and drama diploma.
Ashley first appeared on screen in the movie, Dreaming in 1990. She was paid less than a cat that was in the cast!
Ashley applied for teacher training school to become a drama teacher and was accepted at the same time as she got her first acting job.
In 2008, Ashley was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries for Movie for her work on Extras.
Ashley`s mother was the first to hear the news of her engagement to Terrence Beesley.
Ashley was named Cosmopolitan Magazine`s Ultimate Top Woman on TV for 2007.
Ashley`s favourite comedy programme growing up was Some Mothers do `Ave `Em.
Ashley grew up an only child in Annan, Scotland.
Ashley won the `Best Comedy Newcomer` and `Best Comedy Actress` awards at the 2005 British Comedy Awards for her role as Maggie Jacobs in Extras.
She has a Utonagan dog called Barney.