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Elizabeth Ashley (born August 30, 1939) is an American actress who first came to prominence as the ingenue in the Broadway play Take Her, She`s Mine, which earned her a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play. Ashley was born Elizabeth Ann Cole in Ocala, Florida, the daughter of Lucille (née Ayer) and Arthur Kingman Cole, and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She starred as Corie in the original Broadway production of Neil Simon`s Barefoot in the Park (1963) and, later, her defiantly sexual Maggie was praised in a successful Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams` Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1974). Ashley received Tony nominations for both performances. She also appeared on Broadway as Dr. Livingstone in Agnes of God (1982). She was also a replacement in the role of Mattie Fae during the original Broadway run of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County. She has been featured in major motion pictures over five decades since her early roles in The Carpetbaggers in 1964 and Ship of Fools in 1965. She had supporting parts in the films Coma in 1978, and Dragnet in 1987. Having appeared in a Burt Reynolds comedy film, Paternity in 1981 and as a guest star in his television series B.L. Stryker in 1989, Ashley became a cast member of Reynolds` next TV series, Evening Shade, from 1990-1994 as "Freida". In 1991, this role garnered her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Other television career includes appearances in Sam Benedict, Miami Vice, Caroline in the City, Mission: Impossible, Murder, She Wrote, Dave`s World, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Touched By An Angel, The Larry Sanders Show, and Homicide: Life on the Street.
Ashley has been married to actors George Peppard (the leading man in her first movie, The Carpetbaggers, 1964) and James Farentino. With Peppard she had a son, Christian, in 1968.
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Elizabeth Ashley (born August 30, 1939) is an American actress of theatre, film, and television. She has been nominated for three Tony Awards, winning once in 1962 for Take Her, She's Mine. Ashley was also nominated for the BAFTA and Golden Globe awards for her performance in The Carpetbaggers (1964), and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1991 for Evening Shade .
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