Ashley Knight

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Ashley Knight
Born August 19, 1959 (1959-08-19) (age 55)
Sutton, Surrey, England, UK
Nationality English
Occupation Actor and Jazz Pianist

Ashley Knight (August 19, 1959 in Sutton, Surrey, UK) is an actor notable for child roles including Young Claudius in I Claudius; Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island,[1] and Ken in Metal Mickey.[2]

In 1983 he starred in Summer's Awakening as one of three schoolboy friends spending a holiday in Norfolk following their o-levels.[3]

By Aug 2009 Knight was appearing at the Liverpool Empire, as Cogsworth the clock in the musical, Beauty and the Beast.[4]

Currently plays the role of Louis in I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium. The show, written by Harry Hill, is due to close on the 10th May 2014.


  1. ^ The Guardian, TV; 15 October 1977
  2. ^ The Guardian, SATURDAY: BBC-1, 6 September 1980
  3. ^ The Observer; TODAY'S TV, 10 April 1983
  4. ^ Daily Post, MUSICAL Beauty and the Beast/ Liverpool Empire, 12 August 2009