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Ashley Williams is a Actor American born on 12 november 1978 at Westchester County (USA)

Ashley Williams

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Birth name Ashley Churchill Williams
Nationality USA
Birth 12 november 1978 (40 years) at Westchester County (USA)

Ashley Churchill Williams (born November 12, 1978) is an American television, film and Broadway actress. She is known for her roles in Good Morning Miami on NBC, that lasted two seasons,Snow, Snow 2: Brain Freeze, and Montana Sky, and for her appearances on How I Met Your Mother.

Biography

Vie personnelle
Son père est journaliste indépendant dans le domaine médical, tandis que sa mère travaille pour la fondation « The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research », qui recueille des fonds pour la recherche sur la maladie de Parkinson.

Elle est la sœur de l'actrice Kimberly Williams, et belle-sœur du chanteur de musique country Brad Paisley.

Elle fait ses études à Rye dans l'État de New York, au Rye High School, qu'elle achève en mai 2001 par un diplôme décerné par le conservatoire d'art dramatique de l'Université de Boston.

Elle épouse le producteur Neal Dodson le 29 mai 2011. Ensemble, ils ont deux fils.


Carrière
Ashley Williams fait ses débuts en 1993 dans la comédie dramatique Indian Summer, aux côtés de sa sœur Kimberly.

Elle obtient, ensuite, un petit rôle dans la série télévisée Good Morning, Miami, qu'elle conserve de 2002 à 2004, et ne cesse de tourner depuis lors, que ce soit dans des épisodes d'How I Met Your Mother, Psych : Enquêteur malgré lui (Psych), DOS : Division des opérations spéciales (E-Ring), Huff, New York, unité spéciale (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), Side Order of Life, Mentalist, ou Warehouse 13.

En mai 2003, elle participe en tant qu'invitée vedette, à la production cinématographique Mes plus belles années, dans laquelle elle joue le rôle de la chanteuse Sandie Shaw interprétant un succès de 1964, There's Always Something There to Remind Me.

En 2006, elle monte sur les planches de Broadway dans la pièce Burleigh Grime, et apparait pour la première fois dans la série How I Met Your Mother dans le rôle de Victoria, une pâtissière, qu'elle occupera de manière récurrente.

En 2010, elle figure dans l'adaptation télévisée de l'œuvre de Patricia Cornwell, le Trompe-l'œil (The Front), diffusée le 17 avril 2010. Elle est également élue la même année l'actrice préférée des fans de How I Met Your Mother, selon une enquête-web diligentée par les producteurs de la série, supplantant Cobie Smulders (Robin Scherbatsky).

En 2011, elle partage avec Kate Hudson et Ginnifer Goodwin, l'affiche de Duo à trois (Something Borrowed), une adaptation pour le grand écran du roman d'Emily Giffin Duo à trois, et reprend son rôle de Victoria dans How I Met Your Mother.

Usually with

J. C. Chandor
J. C. Chandor
(2 films)
Mike Muscat
Mike Muscat
(1 films)
Joe Estevez
Joe Estevez
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ashley Williams (13 films)

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Actress

The Con Is On
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Alice Eve, Sofía Vergara, Daniel Franzese, Maggie Q
Rating46% 2.300282.300282.300282.300282.30028
A British con-artist couple, Harriet and Peter Fox plans a jewel heist in Los Angeles, after escaping from a notorious gangster, Ivanka.
Lovesick
Lovesick (2014)
, 1h25
Directed by Luke Matheny
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter, Rachael Harris, Chevy Chase, Ashley Williams, Kristen Johnston
Roles Felicia
Rating52% 2.6021452.6021452.6021452.6021452.602145
It is the story of Charlie Darby, who has everything going for him: a great job, friends, family, the whole package. The one thing Charlie doesn't have is love, because every time he gets close, he goes clinically insane. When he meets the perfect girl, Charlie must overcome his psychosis to claim his chance at true love.
A Most Violent Year, 2h3
Directed by J. C. Chandor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, Ashley Williams, Alessandro Nivola
Roles Lange
Rating69% 3.497253.497253.497253.497253.49725
Abel Morales (Oscar Isaac) is the owner of Standard Heating Oil Co, an up-and-coming company. The company has been plagued by the hijacking of several trucks, each carrying thousands of dollars in heating oil. One young driver, Julian (Elyes Gabel), is severely beaten when his oil truck is hijacked by two unknown assailants. Abel's wife, Anna Morales (Jessica Chastain), beseeches Abel to fight violence with violence, but Abel refuses. Morales and his company are under investigation by Assistant District Attorney Lawrence (David Oyelowo), who seems determined to expose price fixing, tax evasion, and various other illegalities committed by Morales and his competitors in the heating oil business.
Christmas in the City
Directed by Marita Grabiak
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Ashley Williams, Jon Prescott, Ashanti, Shanola Hampton, Michael Durrell, Beverly Leech
Roles Wendy Carroll
Rating59% 2.9505052.9505052.9505052.9505052.950505
With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy Carroll (Ashley Williams) and her six-year-old daughter Grace (Kylie Price) travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of Wolmans, the city's biggest department store, Wendy can't wait! Her excitement doesn't last long when the store's manager, Teanna (Ashanti), destroys the Christmas spirit throughout the store and replaces Santa (Michael Durrell) with a hunky male underwear model surrounded by elfin "babes."
Horrorween
Horrorween (2012)
, 1h40
Directed by Joe Estevez
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Lloyd Kaufman, William Shatner, Kathy Garver, Tom Savini, Jenna Jameson, Jay Thomas
Roles Neighbor
Rating56% 2.828842.828842.828842.828842.82884
A group of people hunt Zombies. Horrorween is a homage to John Carpenter's classic Halloween.
Margin Call, 1h49
Directed by J. C. Chandor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker
Roles Heather Burke
Rating70% 3.548733.548733.548733.548733.54873
Junior risk analyst Seth Bregman (Penn Badgley), his more senior colleague Peter Sullivan (Zachary Quinto), and trading desk head Will Emerson (Paul Bettany) watch as human resources staff of their (never-named) firm, along with building security, conduct an unannounced mass layoff right on their trading floor, at the start of an otherwise normal business day. One of the fired employees is Peter and Seth's boss, Eric Dale (Stanley Tucci), head of risk management on the floor. Dale attempts to tell his now former employer that the firm should look into what he has been working on, but the contracted human resources staff have no interest other than him quickly leaving the building. While Dale is being escorted out, he gives Peter a USB memory stick with a project he had been working on, telling him to "be careful" just as he boards the elevator.
Something Borrowed, 1h52
Directed by Luke Greenfield
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, John Krasinski, Colin Egglesfield, Steve Howey, Ashley Williams
Roles Claire
Rating59% 2.951162.951162.951162.951162.95116
Rachel White (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a single attorney working in a New York law firm. After too many drinks on her 30th birthday, Rachel grabs a cab with her friend, Dex (Colin Egglesfield) and playfully reveals she has had a crush on him since law school. The problem is, Dex is also her best friend Darcy's (Kate Hudson) fiancé. They wake up in bed together the next morning to Darcy calling both of their phones. Dex sneaks out before they can talk about what happened between them. Rachel initially believes the encounter is a one night stand, but it eventually develops into an ongoing affair. The couple soon find themselves lying to Darcy and others in order to cover up their relationship. Rachel tells Darcy that she is having an affair with another friend of hers, Ethan (John Krasinski) and an acquaintance, Marcus (Steve Howey) to cover up her sexual encounters with Dex. Ethan, who has been friends with Darcy and Rachel since childhood, is the only one who knows what has happened between Rachel and Dex, and reluctantly agrees to keep their secret.
Scents and Sensibility, 1h30
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ashley Williams, Marla Sokoloff, Nick Zano, Danielle Chuchran, Brad Johnson
Roles Elinor Dashwood
Rating53% 2.654122.654122.654122.654122.65412
Sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood live a charmed life along with their mother and ailing sister, enjoying the benefits of their beloved father's wealth in a luxurious lifestyle. All of that changes when their father is indicted by the FBI for swindling millions. When they recover from the shock of his crimes, they find their family fortune is gone and the Dashwood name and reputation are ruined from the recent scandal. Left alone to struggle to stay afloat, the Dashwood girls try to make it on their own in life, in work, and in love.
At Risk
At Risk (2010)
, 1h30
Directed by Tom McLoughlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Andie MacDowell, Daniel Sunjata, Diahann Carroll, Annabeth Gish, Ashley Williams, Barclay Hope
Roles Stump
Rating43% 2.1801052.1801052.1801052.1801052.180105
Win Garano, an Apache nicknamed "Geronimo", is working for Monique "Money" Lamont in the Boston DA's department. Lamont is running for Governor of Boston using the concept of "at risk" to try to gain votes, saying that everyone is at risk from crime but when she becomes governor it is the criminals who will be at risk. To promote her political campaign she re-opens and assigns Garano to a cold case concerning the murder of a 90-year-old woman 35 years previously, demonstrating to voters that she can clear up old crimes as well as new ones.
The Front
The Front (2010)
, 1h30
Directed by Tom McLoughlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Andie MacDowell, Daniel Sunjata, Ashley Williams, Joe Grifasi, Dane DeHaan, Diahann Carroll
Roles Stump
Rating48% 2.4264152.4264152.4264152.4264152.426415
Dans la banlieue de Boston, un inspecteur est chargé par un procureur de rouvrir une vieille affaire de meurtre, ce qui met sa vie en danger.
Nora Roberts’ Montana Sky, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance, Western
Actors Ashley Williams, John Corbett, Charlotte Ross, Laura Mennell, Diane Ladd, Aaron Pearl
Roles Willa Mercy
Rating62% 3.100183.100183.100183.100183.10018
Half-sisters Willa, Tess, and Lily Mercy are left their wealthy father's multimillion-dollar estate, including his Montana ranch, after his death. The only stipulation is that the women will have to live with each other for a year.
Snow
Snow (2004)
, 2h
Directed by Alex Zamm
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Tom Cavanagh, Ashley Williams, Paul Bates, Patrick Fabian, Adam Reid, Leslie Carlson
Roles Sandy Brooks
Rating67% 3.398293.398293.398293.398293.39829
Réincarnation du mythe de Santa Claus, Nick Snowden découvre que reprendre l'affaire familiale n'est pas chose aisée quand l'un de ses rennes est kidnappé à trois jours de Noël. Nick doit le retrouver au plus vite pour effectuer sa tournée de Noël et surtout éviter que l'animal ne se mette à voler devant les employés du zoo où il a été emmené !
Indian Summer, 1h37
Directed by Mike Binder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollak
Roles Ida Heinken
Rating65% 3.250273.250273.250273.250273.25027
"Unca" Lou Handler (Alan Arkin), the beloved camp director and owner of Camp Tamakwa, invites eight former campers, all now adults, back to the camp to announce his retirement. Lou claims to have chosen these friends as they were the group from the camp's "golden years" 20 years previously. Once there, the group comes to feel nostalgic memories of their youth and the unresolved feelings for each other begin to surface.