Ashleigh Murray Biography

(Actress)

Birthday: January 18, 1988 (Capricorn)

Born In: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Ashleigh Murray is an American actress cum singer. She is best known for playing Josie McCoy in the television series ‘Riverdale’ as well as Deidra in the Netflix-produced flick ‘Deidra & Laney Rob a Train.’ Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, Murray went to Oakland, California, when she was in the fifth grade. There she learnt jazz, piano, and hip hop music. She later attended high school in Kansas City before she enrolled at New York City’s New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Extremely passionate about acting, Murray first got to prove her talent in the field while studying at NYCDA by starring in the off-Broadway production "Child of the Movement,” inspired by a true story. Since then, she has been routinely seen both on the small and the big screens, portraying minor to complex characters. Besides being an actress, the beauty is a good singer as well. She is a very private person who rarely talks about her personal life in her interactions with the media.
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Quick Facts

Also Known As: Ashleigh Monique Murray

Age: 34 Years, 34 Year Old Females

African American Women African American Actress

Height: 5'4" (163 cm), 5'4" Females

City: Kansas City, Missouri

U.S. State: Missouri, African-American From Missouri

Career
Ashleigh Murray began acting at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts when she appeared in an off-Broadway play ‘Child of the Movement’ that was based on the story of a teenaged girl named Claudette Colvin. In 2007, she appeared as Harmony in the short film ‘Finding Harmony’. Five years later, she played Simone in the comedy short movie ‘Welcome to New York’. In 2013, she was featured in Lady Gaga's MTV VMA promo video as well as in a Coke advertisement with Diggy Simmons.
Murray appeared in an episode of the TV series ‘The Following’ in 2014. In 2016, she played a minor role in the comedy drama TV series ‘Younger’. The following year, she landed a regular role in the teen drama ‘Riverdale,’ playing Josie McCoy, “a snooty, ambitious and gorgeous girl who is the lead vocalist of the band Josie and the Pussycats”. This role gained her much prominence and made her a popular TV actress.
In 2017, the actress played the titular character in the comedy crime drama flick ‘Deidra & Laney Rob a Train’. The movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017 and was later released in March by Netflix. After this, Murray acted in an episode titled "The Unfair Advantage" of ABC’s series ‘Alex, Inc.’ in 2018. In the near future, she would be seen playing the role of Loryn in MGM’s musical remake of the 1983 romantic comedy ‘Valley Girl’.
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Family & Personal Life
Ashleigh Murray was born on January 18, 1988 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. In the fifth grade, she moved to Oakland, California, to reside with her aunt for about two years. After graduating from high school in Kansas City, she relocated to New York City to attend New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, eventually graduating in 2009. As for now, Murray is active on Instagram, having over 1.5 million fans on the platform. Details about her family haven’t been disclosed by her till date. Nothing is known about her love life as well.

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