Ashley Williams Career Milestones
Born: Ashley Churchill Williams
Birth Date: November 12th, 1978
Birth Place: Westchester County, New York, USA
Height: 5′ 7″ (1,7 m)
Ashley Williams was born on November 12, 1978 in Westchester County, New York, USA as Ashley Churchill Williams. She is an actress, known for Oyunun Sonu (2011), Ödünç Sevgili (2011) and En Siddetli Sene (2014). She has been married to Neal Dodson since May 29, 2011. They have one child.
Ashley Williams stars as Heather Burke in the independent film “Margin Call,” which debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons and Zachary Quinto.
Segueing between the big and small screen, Williams most recently wrapped production on the TNT pilot “Bird Dog,” a mystery about an unlikely team of cops who happen to be father and daughter. She won over audiences starring alongside Mark Feuerstein in the NBC television series “Good Morning Miami” and in the Lifetime telefilm “Montana Sky,” adapted from the best-selling book by Nora Roberts.
Ashley Williams also had a memorable arc on the comedy “How I Met Your Mother,” which was so popular she won an online poll conducted by the production staff as to whom fans would most like to see revealed as “the mother.” Her other television credits include a recurring role on the Holly Hunter series “Saving Grace,” Lifetime’s telefilm “The Front” and guest-starring roles on “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Retired at 35,” “Love Bites,” “Monk” and “Law and Order: SVU,” to name just a few.
Born in Westchester, New York, Ashley studied at Boston University’s renowned School of Theatre Arts and was a member of the acting company at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival at Williams College. She was an understudy for both Rachel Weisz and Gretchen Mol in Neil LaBute’s off-Broadway play “The Shape of Things.” At various times during the run of the play, Ashley performed both roles. She also starred alongside Wendie Malick in the off-Broadway play “Burleigh Grimes,” at the Dodger Stages.