Ashley Jones

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Ashley Jones
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Born Ashley Aubra Jones
(1976-09-03) September 3, 1976 (age 39)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Noah Nelson
(m. 2002–09; divorced)

Ashley Aubra Jones (born September 3, 1976) is an American television actress. She is best known for her roles in soap operas as Megan Dennison on The Young and the Restless and as Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. She also had a recurring role as Daphne on HBO drama series True Blood in 2009.


Jones rose to fame on the long-running CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing Megan Dennison from 1997 to 2000, and again in 2001. She received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for her role on The Young and the Restless. She played Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful from December 2004 to February 2012 and again in 2013.[1]

Jones starred as Daphne on the second season of HBO's True Blood in 2009.[2] Jones also has starred in the number of Lifetime movies, like A Teacher's Crime (2008), Dead at 17 (2008), Secrets from Her Past (2011), A Sister's Revenge (2013), and The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom (2014).[3] In late January 2016, Jones was confirmed to be cast as Parker Forsyth on General Hospital.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was married to actor Noah Nelson, the son of actor Craig T. Nelson, from 2002 to 2009. In November 2015 it was announced that Jones is engaged to IT infrastructure manager, Joel Henricks.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
2000 King's Guard, TheThe King's Guard Princess Gwendolyn
2001 Devil's Prey Susan
2005 Extreme Dating Amanda
2008 His Good Will Dorothy Short film
2012 Gabe the Cupid Dog Lana
2013 Angel's Perch Ginny
2015 Wedding Ringer, TheThe Wedding Ringer Babs Fremont


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Ingrid Episode: "Epidemic"
The Fire Next Time Linnie Morgan Made-for-TV-Movie
1995 She Fought Alone Susan Made-for-TV-Movie
1996 Our Son, the Matchmaker Young Winona Made-for-TV-Movie
1997–2000 The Young and the Restless Megan Dennison Contract role
2000 Strong Medicine Shelly Lane Episode: "Blessed Events"
2001 V.I.P. Anna Petrov Episode: "Chasing Anna"
The District Dana Rayburn Episode: "Lost and Found"
2002 For the People Trista Episode: "Our Own"
2004 Without a Trace Trista Bowden Episode: "Risen"
Crossing Jordan Beth Flaherty Episode: "Deja Past"
2004–2013, 2015 The Bold and the Beautiful Dr. Bridget Forrester Contract role (782 episodes)
2007 CSI: NY Kennedy Gable Episode: "Heart of Glass"
2008 A Teacher's Crime Carrie Ryans Made-for-TV-Movie
Dead at 17 Becca Made-for-TV-Movie
2009 Trust Me Amanda Patterson Episode: "Au Courant"
True Blood Daphne Landry Recurring
FlashForward Camille Episode: "Scary Monsters and Super Creeps"
The Mentalist Sandrine Gerber Episode: "Black Gold and Red Blood"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shea Lammet Episode: "Lover's Lanes"
2010 Rockford Files, TheThe Rockford Files Janet Made-for-TV-Movie
2011 House Diane Episode: "Recession Proof"
Secrets from Her Past Kate Collins / Stephanie Wicks Made-for-TV-Movie
2012 Private Practice Dani Episode: "Andromeda"
Bones Dr. Kathy Episode; "The Suit on the Set"
Outlaw Country Lianne Made-for-TV-Movie
Drop Dead Diva Sheila Reese Episode: "Pick's & Pakes"
2013 90210 Amanda Barnard Episodes: "#realness", "Strange Brew", "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Call Girl"
A Sister's Revenge Catherine Miller Made-for-TV-Movie
2014 Criminal Minds Kate Hoffer Episode: "Gabby"
The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom Delaine Morris Made-for-TV-Movie
2016– General Hospital Parker Forsyth Recurring

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
1999 Daytime Emmy Award Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated [7]
2000 Daytime Emmy Award Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated [8][9]


  1. ^ Bobbin, Jay (2013-04-09). "'The Bold and the Beautiful': Ashley Jones ready to come back for 'fun stuff' - Zap2it | News & Features". Zap2it. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Ashley Jones: 'I'm fine with butt shots' - True Blood News - Cult". Digital Spy. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  3. ^ Jillian Bowe (2014-05-29). "Former Bold and the Beautiful Star Ashley Jones To Appear In Lifetime's The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  4. ^ Eades, Chris (January 29, 2016). "Ashley Jones Joins GENERAL HOSPITAL in Shocking New Role!". ABC Soaps In Depth (United States). Bauer Media Group. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
  5. ^ "ASHLEY JONES ON GH GIG: "I'VE BEEN SCARED TO TELL ANYONE!"". Soap Opera Digest (United States). American Media, Inc. January 29, 2016. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Here Comes the Bride". CBS Soaps in Depth. November 30, 2015 pg. 5
  7. ^ "Daytime Emmy Nominees List 1". Variety. Los Angeles: Penske Business Media. March 11, 1999. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
  8. ^ Havens, Candace (May 12, 2000). "Lead actress Emmy race too close to call". The Union Democrat (Sonora: Western Communications). p. 55. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
  9. ^ "The Twenty-Seventh Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Soap Central and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 

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