Ashley Lloyd

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Ashley Lloyd
Born (1991-07-06) July 6, 1991 (age 23)
Blackpool, England
Occupation Actor, Dancer

Ashley Lloyd (billed as Ashley Luke Lloyd) (born (1991-07-06)July 6, 1991 in Blackpool, England) is a British actor and dancer, who has performed in hit musical theatre shows such as Billy Elliot the Musical and Whistle Down the Wind.[1] As of October 2012, Ashley has been in new musical Loserville at the Garrick Theatre, London.

Early life[edit]

Ashley Luke Lloyd was born in Blackpool, England and attended school at Bispham High School Arts College. Ashley also attended classes at Scream Theatre School. Ashley was privately educated when engaged in professional acting contracts starting from age 9. At 16 years old, Ashley took part in a part-time vocational course in Musical Theatre at Phil Winston's Theatreworks[disambiguation needed] and is represented by Red Door Management.

Acting career[edit]

Lloyd started acting at a young age performing in various advertising commercials including Kinder Egg and playing child lead "Poor Baby" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's UK touring production of Whistle Down The Wind. He then went on to playing the role of Michael in Billy Elliot: The Musical. After leaving the West End, Ashley had small roles in many British television shows including Waterloo Road, The Royal, Half Moon Investigations and he played Zak in I Could Never Be Your Woman, alongside Michelle Pfeiffer and Saoirse Ronan.

In 2010, Lloyd played Mark in The Lowry, Manchester's Revival of A Chorus Line, Ichii in British Daytime TV show Doctors, and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance where he reached "The Green Mile" but didn't reach the Top 14. Lloyd has also be seen on television campaign for Gamestation.

From June 18 to July 14, 2012 Lloyd will appear in Loserville: The Musical at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. The musical is written by Busted's James Bourne and Elliot Davis. Along with Lloyd the cast also includes Eliza Hope Bennett, Lil' Chris, Gareth Gates and Aaron Sidwell.[2]

Lloyd makes his leading role in a movie in upcoming horror film Gingerclown 3D where he plays Sam Tulley alongside Tim Curry, Sean Young and Lance Hendrickson filmed in Hungary and directed by Balazs Hatvani. Gingerclown is set for release in 2013.

Lloyd is currently playing the role of Eddie in the International Tour of Mamma Mia http://www.mamma-mia.com/internationalTour/mammamia_internationalTour_cast.asp

Choreography[edit]

Lloyd has choreographed and performed at various events, music videos and production shows in the UK and Cyprus. Lloyd was part of the resident dance crew On BBC1s Let's Dance For Comic Relief 2013

Television and Filmography[edit]

Year Role Title
2005 Zak I Could Never Be Your Woman
2006 James The Royal
2007 Forest Mount Boy Waterloo Road
2009 Nigel Godfrey Half Moon Investigations
2010 Ichii Doctors

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