Ashleigh Ball performing with Hey Ocean!
|Born||Ashleigh Adele Ball
March 31, 1983
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Alma mater||Canadian College of Performing Arts|
|Occupation||Singer, musician, voice actress|
|Notable credit(s)||A Brony Tale, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic as Applejack and Rainbow Dash|
|Labels||Nettwerk, Universal Music|
|Associated acts||Hey Ocean!|
Ashleigh Adele Ball (born March 31, 1983) is a Canadian musician and voice actress, known for singing in the rock band Hey Ocean!, as well as voicing characters in several toyetic movies and television series, notably the Barbie film series, Littlest Pet Shop, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. She is 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.
Ball has found a fan following through her band Hey Ocean! and through bronies, the male fans of the television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, a show in which she voices and sings as two of the six main characters, Applejack and Rainbow Dash. Ball has been to several brony conventions, including BronyCon and Bay Area Brony Spectacular as a Guest of Honor. Ball stated in her 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."
|2005||Starship Operators||Sanri Wakana|||
|2006||Shakugan no Shana||Yukari Hirai|||
|2007||Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage||Hansel|||
|2009||Nana||Reira Serizawa|||
|2005–present||Johnny Test||Mary Test, Sissy, others|||
|2005–present||Mix Master||Mary, Buma and others|||
|2007||Ricky Sprocket: Showbiz Boy||Morris Moony|
|2007||Care Bears||Oopsy Bear||Season 5|
|2007–08||Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot||Oopsy Bear||Season 6-10|||
|2007–08||Edgar & Ellen||Stephanie, Miles, others|||
|2009||Cosmic Quantum Ray||Alison|
|2009–11||Dinosaur Train||Gilbert Troodon, Lorraine Lambeosaurus|
|2009||Iron Man: Armored Adventures||Black Widow / Natasha Romanoff|||
|2010–13||Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures||Plum Pudding|
|2010–present||My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic||Applejack, Rainbow Dash, others|||
|2012||Action Dad||Mick Ramsey, others|||
|2012–present||Littlest Pet Shop||Blythe Baxter, Hubble, Baa Baa Lou, others|||
|2013–present||Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures||Pinky, Spheria Suprema, others|||
|2015||Lego Elves||Emily, Aira, Mrs. Jones, Skyra||Ep: "Unite the Magic". Also performed song "Elves Lullaby"|||
|2015–present||The Deep||Fontaine Nekton|
|2005||Action Man: X Missions the Movie||Operator Voice|||
|2006||Barbie Diaries, TheThe Barbie Diaries||The DJ|||
|2006||Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses||Hadley, Ilsa|||
|2006||A Very Fairy Christmas||Jessica Smith, Tim Lewis|||
|2007||Bratz Fashion Pixiez||Sasha|||
|2007||Care Bears: Oopsy Does It!||Oopsy Bear|
|2007||Betsy Bubblegum's Journey Through Yummi-Land||Cara Caramel|||
|2008||Bratz Girlz Really Rock||Kirstee|||
|2008||Death Note||Shiori Akino||Live-action dub. Limited theatrical release in North America.|||
|2008||Edison and Leo||Robot Children|
|2009||Barbie Presents: Thumbelina||Violet|||
|2009||The Strawberry Shortcake Movie: Sky's the Limit||Plum Pudding, Berrykin #2|||
|2010||Strawberry Shortcake: The Berryfest Princess Movie||Plum Pudding, Berrykin #2|||
|2010||Bratz: Pampered Pets||Celia, Little Joanie|||
|2010||Care Bears: The Giving Festival||Oopsy Bear|
|2011||Thor: Tales of Asgard||Additional Voices|||
|2012||Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2||Kylie Morgan, Reporter|||
|2012||Barbie: The Princess and the Popstar||Popstar Keira|||
|2013||My Little Pony: Equestria Girls||Applejack, Rainbow Dash||Limited theatrical release|||
|2014||Heavenly Sword||Kai||Limited theatrical release|||
|2014||Barbie and the Secret Door||Nori|||
|2014||My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks||Applejack, Rainbow Dash||Limited theatrical release|||
|2015||My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Friendship Games||Applejack, Rainbow Dash||Limited theatrical release in Europe|||
|2012||My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic||Applejack, Rainbow Dash|
|2014||A Brony Tale||Herself||Documentary|||
- Mike Devlin. "Morgan Spurlock gives local filmmaker huge boost". Times Colonist. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
- References to confirm middle name:
* Ashleigh Ball. "ashleigh adele ball (@ashperson) • Instagram photos and videos". Instagram. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
* "Ashleigh Ball on solemnly swearing to vote #InAdvance". Turn Up YVR. October 2, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
* "Big Blue Wave Lyrics". Lyrics.net. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
- Birthday posts from Hey Ocean:
- Furminger, Sabrina (April 30, 2014). "REEL PEOPLE: The trouble with Bronies". Westender. Vancouver. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
- "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 August 17, 2011.
- "Brony: The Movie Official Trailer released". Everfree.net. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
- Andrea Warner. "COVER/MUSIC: Hey Ocean’s Ashleigh Ball ‘reins’ over My Little Pony". Westender. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
- "Behind The Voice Actors - Ashleigh Ball". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved April 10, 2015. Check mark indicates BTVA has verified the role using screen capture of closing credits and other methods.
- Terrace 2008, p. 299
- "Interview with Ashleigh Ball of 'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic' - EW.com". ew.com. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
- Lego (April 7, 2015). LEGO® Elves - New Episode 1 - Unite The Magic. YouTube. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
- "Behind The Voice Actors - Thor: Tales of Asgard". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
- "BRONY: The Movie". YouTube. August 4, 2013. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
- Terrace, Vincent (2008). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2d ed.). McFarland. ISBN 9780786486410.