Ashleigh Murray

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Ashleigh Murray
Ashleigh Murray by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Murray at the 2017 WonderCon
Born (1988-01-18) January 18, 1988 (age 30)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2007–present

Ashleigh Monique Murray (born January 18, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is known for portraying Josie McCoy on The CW television series Riverdale.


In 2016, Murray landed a series regular role in the CW's teen drama Riverdale, portraying Josie McCoy, “a gorgeous, snooty and ambitious girl who is the lead singer for the popular band Josie and the Pussycats”.[1][2]

Murray starred, and played the title role, in the Netflix movie Deidra & Laney Rob a Train in 2017. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2017. It was released on March 17, 2017 by Netflix.

In 2017, it was announced that Murray joined the cast of MGM’s musical remake of Valley Girl as Loryn.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 Finding Harmony Harmony Short film
2012 Welcome to New York Simone
2014 Grind Workout Girl
2017 Deidra & Laney Rob a Train Deidra TV movie
TBA Valley Girl Loryn Feature Film


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Following Female College Student Episode: "Resurrection"
2016 Younger Girl 2 episodes
2017–present Riverdale Josie McCoy Main role
2018 Alex, Inc. Melissa Episode: "The Unfair Advantage"
2018 Riverdale Sierra Samuels Episode: "Chapter Thirty-Nine: The Midnight Club"[4]


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "'Riverdale' Finds Its Archie & Josie: KJ Apa To Topline CW Pilot". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  2. ^ Delbyck, Cole. "'Riverdale' Star Ashleigh Murray Would Absolutely Do A 'Josie And The Pussycats' Spinoff". HuffPost. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  3. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (25 April 2017). "'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Chloe Bennet, Logan Paul & More Join MGM's 'Valley Girl' Remake". Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  4. ^ Rao, Sonia (November 8, 2018). "The 'Riverdale' flashback episode takes the gang back to the 1990s". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 10, 2018.

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