Elizabeth Ashley Biography
Birthday: August 30, 1939 (Virgo)
Born In: Ocala, Florida, United States
Elizabeth Ashley is an American actor who is known for playing bold and robust characters. The gorgeous actor is majorly popular as a ‘Broadway’ performer and has also worked in several films and TV shows. Elizabeth tasted success at an early stage of her career. In the first decade of her career, she was nominated for a 'BAFTA' and a 'Golden Globe' and won a ‘Tony’ award, too. Some of the characters that Elizabeth has played to date have had a certain kind of impact on her life. She has retired twice from her acting career: once, when she married for the second time and got busy with her family, and the second time, when she had a terrible accident that left her with a disfigured jaw. Her pure love for acting has beckoned her every time. Elizabeth was never trained for stage plays. Instead, she learned the 'Bolshoi' style of ballet from a Russian ballet teacher in New Orleans. From age 5 to 17, Elizabeth polished her dance skills. At 14, she tried for 'Houston Ballet,’ and by the time she hit her late teens, Elizabeth began working in theater. In 1977, she was brutally raped by three men, and it took her 16 years to make it public. Elizabeth has been married thrice and has a son from her second marriage. She currently lives a peaceful and non-glamorous life in New York.