Ashleigh Ball (voice actress)

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Ashleigh Ball
Ashleigh Ball.jpg
Ashleigh Ball performing with Hey Ocean!
Born (1983-03-31) March 31, 1983 (age 31)[1]
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Occupation Voice actress, singer, musician
Notable work(s) My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[2]

Ashleigh Ball (born March 31, 1983)[3][4][5] is the lead singer and flautist in the Vancouver-based indie-band Hey Ocean! and a Canadian voice actress, known for voicing characters in several toyetic movies and television series, notably the Barbie film series and Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and various other characters on the television series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.[6] In addition, she is also the subject of the documentary A Brony Tale directed by Brent Hodge, which follows her through her first interactions with the Brony community at BronyCon 2012.[7]

Career[edit]

Ball has found a fan following through her band Hey Ocean! and through bronies, the teenage and adult fans of the television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, a show in which she voices two of the six main characters, Applejack and Rainbow Dash. Ball has been to several brony conventions, including BronyCon, and is attending the Bay Area Brony Spectacular in San Francisco, California starting on April 18, 2014 through April 20, 2014 as a Guest of Honor. Ball stated in her upcoming documentary A Brony Tale, in which she is the main subject, "It's (My Little Pony) a really important part of a lot of these people's lives. So yeah, as long as My Little Ponies exist, there will be bronies."

Filmography[edit]

Film & Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2005 Shakugan no Shana Yukari Hirai
2007 Jibber Jabber Jabber
Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot Oopsy Bear
Ricky Sprocket: Showbiz Boy Morris Moony
Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! Oopsy Bear
2007–present Bratz Kirstie, Sasha (Fashion Pixiez Movie Only)
2008 Edison & Leo Robot Children
Death Note Shiori Akino
2009 Barbie Presents: Thumbelina Violet video
Cosmic Quantum Ray Alison
2007–2008 Edgar & Ellen Stephanie
Miles
2010 Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures Plum Pudding
Care Bears: The Giving Festival Oopsy Bear
2009–2011 Dinosaur Train Gilbert Troodon, Lorraine Lambeosaurus and additional voices Star and Guest Star
2011 Voltron Force Allura Star
Iron Man: Armored Adventures Black Widow Guest Star
Thor: Tales of Asgard Additional Voices
2010–present My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and 12 other voices Star
2006–2011; 2013–present Johnny Test Mary Test, Sissy Blakely, and Missy Star
2012 Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 Kylie Morgan Movie
Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar Keira Movie
2012–present Littlest Pet Shop Blythe Baxter, Lemonface, Alice, Shea Butter Star
2013 Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Pinky, Aunt Spheria Suprema
Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony Rainbow Dash (Archive)[8] Documentary
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Applejack, Rainbow Dash Movie
2014 My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Guitar Centered Applejack, Rainbow Dash Short Film[9]
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Shake Your Tail Applejack, Rainbow Dash Animated Music Video
#TweetIt: Featuring My Little Pony Staff and Bronies Herself Music Video
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks Applejack, Rainbow Dash Movie
A Brony Tale Herself and starring Documentary [10]

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 My Little Pony Applejack, Rainbow Dash

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashleigh Ball". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Ashleigh's response to a question". 2012-04-27. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday Ashleigh Ball!". Loveheyocean.com. 2010-03-31. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Ashleigh Ball - Turn Up The Stars". YouTube. 2011-12-10. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  6. ^ "Band Profiles: Hey Ocean, The Spades, Said the Whale, Summerlad, Three Days Grace, Corb Lund, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Face to Face, Fratellis". Postmedia News. June 19, 2008. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Brony: The Movie Official Trailer released". Everfree.net. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  8. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1868320/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t43
  9. ^ "Guitar Centered Short Film". IMDb. 2014-04-04. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  10. ^ "BRONY: The Movie". YouTube. 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 

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