Log In

Elizabeth Ashley Edit Profile


Elizabeth Ashley, American Actress. Recipient Antoinette Perry award, 1962. Member Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation television and Radio Artists. F C.


Ashley, Elizabeth was born on August 30, 1941 in Ocala, Florida, United States. Daughter of Arthur Kingman and Lucille (Ayer) Cole.


Student ballet with, Tatiana Semenova student, Louisiana State University, 1957-1958; graduate, Neighborhood Playhouse, New York City, 1961.


Appointed President's council 1st National Council on the Arts, 1965-1969. Director American Film Institute, 1968-1972.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Appeared on Broadway in The Highest Tree, 1961, Take Her, She's Mine, 1962, Barefoot in the Park, 1963. Motion pictures include The Carpet Baggers, 1963, Ship of Fools, 1964, The Third Day, 1965, Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, 1971, Paperback Hero, 1974, Golden Needles, 1974, Rancho Deluxe, 1975, 92 in the Shade, 1976, The Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday, 1976, Coma, 1978, Windows, 1980, Paternity, 1981, Lookin' to Get Out, 1982, Split Image, 1982, Dragnet, 1987, Dangerous Curves, 1987, A Man of Passion, 1988, Vampire's Kiss, 1989, Mallrats, 1995, Sleeping Together, 1997, Happiness, 1998, Just the Ticket, 1999, Home Sweet Hoboken, 2000, Hey Arnold! The Movie (voice), 2002, Dividing the Estate, 2007. Television work includes (series) Evening Shade, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1990-1994.

      Television movies include When Michael Calls, 1972, Second Chance, 1972, The Heist, 1972, Your Money or Your Wife, 1972, One of My Wives is Missing, 1976, The War Between the Tates, 1977, A Fire in the Sky, 1978, Svengali, 1983, Stage Coach, 1986, He's Fired, She's Hired, 1984, Warm Hearts, Cold Feet, 1987, The Two Mistress Grenvilles, 1987, Orleans (series), The Rope, Blue Bayou, 1990, Reason for Living: The Jill Ireland Story, 1991, In the Best Interest of the Children, 1992, (mini series) The Buccaneers, 1995. Stage appearances include The Enchanted, Washington, 1973, The Skin of Our Teeth, Washington, Broadway, 1975, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Stratford, Connecticut and Broadway, 1974, Agnes of God. Author: Postcards from the Road, 1978.

      Television guest appearances include Murder, She Wrote, Law & Order, The Larry Sanders Show, B.L. Stryker, Women ot the House, Burke's Law, others.


Member Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation television and Radio Artists. F C.


Married George Peppard (divorced). 1 son, Christian Moore. Married James Michael McCarthy.

Arthur Kingman Cole

Lucille (Ayer) Cole

James Michael McCarthy.

George Peppard