Ashley Johnson Bio, Age, Actress, Avengers, Movies, TV Shows

Ashley Johnson Biography

Ashley Johnson (Ashley Suzanne Johnson) is an American actress, voice actress and singer. Johnson is best known for her roles as Chrissie Seaver in Growing Pains, Ellie in The Last of Us, Annie Warbucks in Annie: A Royal Adventure!,Terra in Teen Titans and its spin-off Teen Titans Go!, Alex Marshall in What Women Want, Gwen Tennyson in the Ben 10 franchise and Gretchen Priscilla Grundler in Disney’s Recess. Currently Johnson stars in the NBC drama Blindspot as FBI forensic specialist Patterson and is a recurring cast member of Geek and Sundry’s show Critical Role. Johnson won BAFTA Awards in 2013 and 2014 for her performances as Ellie in The Last of Us and The Last of Us: Left Behind.

Ashley Johnson Age

Ashley Johnson is 35 years old as per 2018 born on August 9, 1983 in Camarillo, California, U.S.

Ashley Johnson Parents

The youngest child of Nancy Spruiell Johnson, an independent film producer and Clifford Johnson, the captain of an exploration ship. Johnson’s father died in July 2000 from Hepatitis C and cancer. Johnson is of Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Irish, Scottish, and Native American descent.

Ashley Johnson Avengers

Ashley Johnson appeared in The Avengers in 2012, (also directed by Whedon) as a waitress who is saved by Captain America (Chris Evans). Johnson was intended to appear in future Captain America films as his newest love interest (given that a brief scene in the film was implied), but that plan was shelved and instead, Emily VanCamp an actress took over as Sharon Carter for the next two films. Although Johnson’s role was minor, the Blu-ray edition of The Avengers contains some deleted scenes that expand her role in the movie and further her interactions with Captain America.

Ashley Johnson Education

Johnson studied violin and piano at the International School of Music. She also plays guitar and cello. When not acting or studying music, Johnson co-runs the photography company Infinity Pictures with her friend, Mila Shah, production assistant.

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Ashley Johnson Family

Johnson has an older brother Chris and a sister Haylie Johnson. Chris worked on the television show The District. Haylie Johnson is best known for her role as Haylie on Kids Incorporated.

Ashley Johnson Relationship

Johnson has been in a relationship with Brian Wayne Foster since 2012, who is an American writer, poet and singer. In December 2018 the two got engaged.

Ashley Johnson Career

Ashley Johnson began her career when six years old, on the sitcom Growing Pains from 1990 to 1992 she played the role of Chrissy Seaver. The character’s age was accelerated from a toddler between seasons for plotting purposes. By the time Johnson was 12, she had been in the casts of eight TV series. Later she reprised her role as Chrissy in The Growing Pains Movie and Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers. In the one season series Phenom from 1993 to 1994, Johnson played the mischievous younger sister of a rising teenage tennis star. In the 1994 sitcom All-American Girl johnson also appeared, which also lasted for only one season. In the 1995 Roseanne episode “The Blaming of the Shrew” she played DJ’s overbearing girlfriend Lisa and played Alex Marshall, the daughter of Mel Gibson’s character, in the 2000 comedy What Women Want. Johnson became a regular on the drama Dirt as Sharlee Cates in 2008. Johnson appeared in “Omega” in 2009, the season one finale of Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse.

She played Sean on the cartoon movie The First Snow of Winter in the US version in 1998 as a voice actress, Terra in the Teen Titans animated series during the show’s second and fifth season, Gretchen Grundler on the Walt Disney TV animated series Recess, Jinmay on Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! and Gwen Tennyson on Ben 10: Alien Force and in future variations of the Ben 10 franchise. Four of Johnson’s roles have love interests who are voiced by Greg Cipes (Chiro in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Kevin in Ben 10, Beast Boy in Teen Titans, and Michelangelo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

In the PlayStation exclusive The Last of Us Johnson co-starred as the character Ellie, which was released to critical acclaim and commercial success. Subsequently, Johnson won a video game BAFTA for Best Performer and a VGX Award for Best Voice Actress for her role in the game. Johnson won another BAFTA for Best Performer on March 12, 2015, for the same role in the game’s downloadable content, The Last of Us: Left Behind. She will reprise the role in The Last of Us Part II.

Johnson appears in several Geek & Sundry shows, including on the web series Spooked on Hulu playing occult specialist Morgan, on the board gaming web series TableTop playing Alhambra and Dead of Winter and playing Pike Trickfoot/Yasha in Critical Role. As of 2015, Johnson plays FBI forensic specialist Patterson in the NBC drama series Blindspot. Ashley Johnson was the voice actress of a main character in Minecraft: Storymode by TellTale and Mojang, Petra the Warrior in 2015.

Ashley Johnson Movies

Year

Title

Role

Notes

Source

1990

Lionheart

Nicole Gaultier

1995

Nine Months

Shannon Dwyer

1998

Dancer, Texas Pop. 81

Josie Hemphill

1999

Marionette

Anywhere but Here

Sarah

2000

The Indescribable Nth

Doris

Short film; voice role

What Women Want

Alex Marshall

2001

Recess: School’s Out

Gretchen Grundler

Voice role

Rustin

Lee Wolford

2003

The Failures

Lilly Kyle

2004

Killer Diller

Angie

King of the Corner

Elena Spivak

2005

Nearing Grace

Merna Ash

2006

The Pity Card

Gretel

Short film

Fast Food Nation

Amber

Grad Night

Student

2007

The Brothers Solomon

Patricia

2008

Pie’n Burger

Holly

Short film

Otis

Riley Lawson

Columbus Day

Alana

2009

Spread

Eva

Punching the Clown

Tracy

2010

Alleged

Rose Williams

2011

The Help

Mary Beth Caldwell

2012

The Avengers

Waitress Beth

Much Ado About Nothing

Margaret

2015

Paradox

Sophie

When Marnie Was There

Additional voices

Voice role
English version

2016

Punching Henry

Danielle

2018

Weight

Liza

Juvenilles

Ms. Taylor

2019

Limited Partners

Post-Production

Ashley Johnson Television

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1990–1992

Growing Pains

Christine Ellen “Chrissie” Seaver

47 episodes

1993

Men Don’t Tell

Cindy

Movie

In the Shadows, Someone’s Watching

Blind Girl

TV Movie

The Town Santa Forgot

Granddaughter (voice)

Timmy’s Special Delivery: A Precious Moments Christmas

Additional Voices (voice)

1993–1994

Phenom

Mary Margaret Doolan

22 episodes

1994

All-American Girl

Casey Emmerson

12 episodes

1995

Roseanne

Lisa

Episode: “The Blaming of the Shrew”

Annie: A Royal Adventure!

Annie Warbucks

TV Movie

1995–96

Maybe This Time

Gracie Wallace

18 episodes

1995

Mina and the Count

Mina (voice)

Episode: “Interlude with a Vampire”

1996–1998

Jumanji

Peter Shepherd (voice)

40 episodes

1997

Moloney

Katherine ‘Kate’ Moloney

3 episodes

Wings

Rebecca

Episode: “Ms. Write”

1997–2001

Recess

Gretchen Grundler (voice)

129 episodes

1998

Kelly Kelly

Maureen Kelly

7 episodes

ER

Dana Ellis

2 episodes

1999

Partners

Janie

Movie

2000

The Growing Pains Movie

Chrissy Seaver

Movie

2001

Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street

Gretchen Grundler (voice)

Video

2002

Lloyd in Space

Violet (voice)

5 episodes

Roswell

Eileen Burrows

2 episodes

Ally McBeal

Serena Feldman

Episode: “Heart and Soul”

Providence

Daphne Wallace

3 episodes

Touched by an Angel

Natalie

Episode: “Bring on the Rain”

The Guardian

Betsy Fortunato

Episode: “Sacrifice”

2003

Kidz History: The Revolutionary War

Colonist

Video

Recess: All Growed Down

Gretchen (voice)

Video

Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade

Gretchen (voice)

Video

2003–2004

Married to the Kellys

Shari

2 episodes

2004

Growing Pains: Return of the Seavers

Chrissy Seaver

2004–2006

Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!

Jinmay (voice)

12 episodes

Teen Titans

Terra (voice)

7 episodes

2004–2010

King of the Hill

Emily / Jamie

7 episodes

2005

The X’s

Kimla

Episode: “License to Slumber”

2006

Lilo & Stitch: The Series

Gretchen Grundler (voice)

Episode: “Lax: Experiment #285”

2007

Monk

Susie the Maid

Episode: “Mr. Monk Is at Your Service”

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Dreama Little

Episode: “Ending Happy”

Heartland

Rebecca Colton

Episode: “Mother & Child Reunion”

2008

Dirt

Sharlee Cates

4 episodes

The Middleman

Eleanor Draper

Episode: “The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation”

Raising the Bar

Elise Denton

Episode: “Hang Time”

The Mentalist

Clara Tennant

Episode: “Seeing Red”

2008–10

Ben 10: Alien Force

Gwen Tennyson,
Carol Smith, Cicely, Girl, Mother, Mr. Smoothy Employee

45 episodes

2009

Dollhouse

Wendy, Caroline, Hayden Leeds

2 episodes

Cold Case

Grace Stearns in 1966

Episode: “The Crossing”

2010

Funny or Die Presents…

Girlfriend

Episode: “1.1”

Lie to Me

Valerie

Episode: “Beat the Devil”

Christmas Cupid

Jenny

Movie

2010–2018

Drunk History

Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Cherry, Sara Northrup

Episodes: “Drunk History Vol. 1: Featuring Michael Cera”; “Shit Shows”; “Dangerous Minds”

2010–2012

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien

Gwen Tennyson,
Diamondhead (Gwen), Clockwork (Gwen), Humungousaur (Gwen), Upchuck (Gwen), Rath (Gwen), Sunny, Mrs. Rozum, Pierce’s Girlfriend, Teen Girl, Fan

52 episodes

2011

In Plain Sight

Sarah Collins, Sarah Peterschwim

Episode: “Something A-mish”

2011–2013

Pound Puppies

Toyoshiko, Gina, Amelia, Giblet (voice)

4 episodes

2011–2012

The Killing

Amber Ahmed

7 episodes

2012

Private Practice

Kelly

Episode: “The Time Has Come”

Drop Dead Diva

Veronica Kramer

Episode: “Road Trip”

2012–2014

Ben 10: Omniverse

Gwen Tennyson,
Future Gwen, Gwen 10, XLR8 (Gwen), Wildvine (Gwen), Margie, Student 2, Woman

21 episodes

2013–2018

Teen Titans Go!

Terra (voice)

5 Episodes

2013

Masters of Sex

Flora Banks

Episode: “Fallout”

2014

Garfunkel & Oates

Jane

Episode: “Speechless”

2015

Blindspot

Patterson

Series regular

Stalker

Stephanie

Episode: “My Hero”

Naruto Shippuden

Shiseru (voice)

Episodes: 290-295 (“Power Saga”)
English version

2015–2017

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Renet (voice)

6 episodes

2016; 2019

Infinity Train

Tulip, Steward (voice)

Ashley Johnson Video Games

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2005

Teen Titans

Terra

[16]

2008

Ben 10: Alien Force

Gwen Tennyson

[16]

2009

FusionFall

Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks

[16]

2010

Ben 10 Alien Force: The Rise of Hex

Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction

2011

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion

2013

The Last of Us

Ellie

VGX Award for Best Voice Actress
2013 & 2014 BAFTA Games Award for Best Performer (The Last of Us) & (The Last of Us: Left Behinddownloadable content)[19][16]

2014

Infamous First Light

Jenny

[16]

2015

Tales from the Borderlands

Gortys, Hyperion System Voice

“Hyperion System Voice” credited as Additional Voices

Skylanders: SuperChargers

Gadfly Glades Collector

[20]

Marvel Heroes

Spider-Gwen

[21]

Lego Dimensions

Terra (voice)

Uncredited

2015–2017

Minecraft: Story Mode

Petra

[16]

2016

Lego Marvel’s Avengers

Beth the Waitress

[22]

The Witness

[23]

2018

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Narrator / Pike Trickfoot / Ydwin (voice)

[24][25]

TBA

The Last of Us Part II

Ellie

Ashley Johnson Web Series

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2013–2015

Tabletop

Herself

Season 1 Ep. 17, Season 3 Ep. 8

2014

Spooked

Morgan

4 episodes

2015–present

Critical Role

Pike Trickfoot (campaign 1), Yasha (campaign 2)

RPG web series, cast member

2016

Force Grey: Giant Hunters

Dagny Halvor

Ashley Johnson Twitter

https://twitter.com/TheVulcanSalute

Ashley Johnson Instagram

 

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