Eckstein in June 2011
|Born||Maria Ashley Drane
September 22, 1981
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
|Other names||Ashley Eckstein, Ashley Drane|
|Occupation||Actress, fashion designer|
|Spouse(s)||David Eckstein (m. 2005)|
Maria Ashley Eckstein (née Drane; born September 22, 1981), credited as Ashley Eckstein or Ashley Drane, is an American actress and fashion designer, known to audiences of Blue Collar TV and as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. She also played a small role as Alicia in the film Sydney White and as Ms. Cole in the film Alice Upside Down, with both films being released in 2007. Eckstein also had a recurring role as Muffy on the Disney Channel sitcom That's So Raven.
Life and career
Eckstein was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Orlando, Florida. Her first job was as a cast member at Disney's MGM Studios. She married former Major League Baseball player and 2006 World Series MVP David Eckstein on November 26, 2005, in his hometown of Sanford, Florida, followed by a reception at Walt Disney World.
In addition to doing film and voice work, Eckstein also started Her Universe, a fashion brand that produces sci-fi themed clothing targeted specifically for girls and women.
As for charity and partnerships, Eckstein recently joined UNICEF Kid Power, along with Aly Raisman and David Ortiz as a brand ambassador Kid Power Champion. Eckstein's role as Star Wars Rebels' Ahsoka Tano allowed her to lead a mission using Star Wars Rebels content.
|2003||Prey for Rock & Roll||Punk Rock Girl|
|2003||Ancient Warriors||Dylan Paccione|
|2007||Alice Upside Down||Miss Cole|
|2008||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano|
|2016||Only Yesterday||Yaeko Okajima||English dub|
|1994||Nickelodeon Guts||Herself||Known as Ashley "The Face" Drane|
|2001||JAG||Lisa Rossbach||Episode: "Measure of Men"|
|2002||The Rerun Show||Series regular
Episode: "Diff'rent Strokes: The Rivals/The Partridge Family: Keith and Lauriebelle"
|2002||The Brady Bunch in the White House||Jan Brady|
|2003–06||That's So Raven||Muffy|
|2003||That '70s Show||Julie||Episode: "Christmas"|
|2004||Drake & Josh||Susan||Episode: "Believe Me, Brother"|
|2004||Strong Medicine||Becca||Episode: "Positive Results"|
|2004||Blue Collar TV||Various||Series regular|
|2005–06||Hot Properties||Nancy||Episode: "Killer Bodies"|
|2006||Phil of the Future||Grace||Episode: "Stuck in the Meddle with You"|
|2008||The Replacements||Bailey||Episode: "Glee by the Sea"|
|2008–14||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano||Lead role, 5 seasons|
|2012||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Mia the Bluebird|
|2013–present||Sofia the First||Mia the Bluebird|
|2013||Robot Chicken||Energizer Bunny's Wife, Girl||Episode: "Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm"|
|2014–17||Ultimate Spider-Man||Dagger and Shriek|
|2014–16||Star Wars Rebels||Fulcrum/Ahsoka Tano||Recurring character|
|2008||Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Lightsaber Duels||Ahsoka Tano|
|2009||Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes||Ahsoka Tano|||
|2011||Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano|
|2015||Disney Infinity 3.0||Ahsoka Tano|||
- Carchidi, Jim. "Inside Her Universe: Ashley Eckstein comes home to Star Wars Weekends". bizjournals.com. Orlando Business Journal. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
- "Little David Becomes A Goliath". Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 29, 2006. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
- FANGIRLS a Growing Force in STAR WARS Empire – Newsarama.com June 25, 2010
- "Ashley Eckstein: UNICEF Kid Power Champion". UNICEF Kid Power.
- "STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE LAUNCHES 2ND UNICEF KID POWER MISSION FEATURING ASHLEY ECKSTEIN!". UNICEF Kid Power.
- Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent.
- Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:29 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.
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