|Born||Anna Ashley Bell
May 26, 1986
Santa Monica, California, USA
|Years active||2002 – present|
Following a string of film and television appearances on Boston Public, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, the Mark Polish-penned Stay Cool and a four episode arc on Showtime's The United States of Tara, Bell made her feature film principal debut starring as Nell Sweetzer in the 2010 horror film The Last Exorcism.
Her critically acclaimed performance garnered her a 2010 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. The New York Post praised Bell's performance in delivering "Oscar-worthy work" in her portrayal of a possessed girl.
|2003||Boston Public||Colleen||Episode: "Chapter 23"|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Lanie||Episode: "Goodbye and Good Luck"|
|2009||United States of Tara||Tonya||4 episodes|
|2009||State of Play||Voice (uncredited)|
|2010||Last Exorcism, TheThe Last Exorcism||Nell Sweetzer||Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
|2011||Day, TheThe Day||Mary|
|2011||Truth About Angels, TheThe Truth About Angels||Redhead|
|2012||Chasing Shakespeare||Molly||premiered March 2013 at South by Southwest Film Festival|
|2012||The Penguins of Madagascar||Zoe||voice|
|2013||The Last Exorcism Part II||Nell Sweetzer||Completed|
|2013||The Marine 3: Homefront||Lilly||direct-to-DVD|
|2005||Kingdom of Paradise||Lu Yan|
|2010||Alice in Wonderland||The White Queen|
- "Ashley Bell". The New York Times. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
- Neumaier, Joe (August 25, 2012). "BENDING ART: ‘Last Exorcism’ actress Ashley Bell's kick-butt ‘Day’". New York Daily News.
- Caramanica, Joe (August 28, 2012). "Battling Themselves and Zombies". The New York Times. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
- Ashley Bell at the Independent Spirit Awards
- Wieselman, Jarett (August 27, 2010). "Can Ashley Bell snag an Oscar nomination for 'The Last Exorcism?'". New York Post blog. Retrieved August 28, 2013.