Annaleigh Ashford

About Annaleigh Ashford

A musical theater actress who parlayed her stage stardom into film, television, and recording, Annaleigh Ashford first made an impression on Broadway in 2007, a year when she originated the starring role of Margot in the Broadway musical adaptation of the Reese Witherspoon blockbuster Legally Blonde. From there, Ashford worked constantly, earning her first Tony nomination for Lauren in Kinky Boots and winning the award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her appearance in the revival of You Can't Take It with You in 2014. On the heels of the honor, Ashford branched out, releasing Lost in the Stars: Live at 54 Below in 2015, then starring in American Crime Story: Impeachment and the sitcom B Positive. Ashford remained a Broadway star, receiving another Tony nomination for starring as Mrs. Lovett in the 2023 production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

United States of America
June 25, 1985
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