May 28, 1966 |
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Known for||Hellraiser series|
Ashley Laurence (born May 28, 1966) is an American actress and artist. She made her film debut in 1987 by starring as Kirsty Cotton in Clive Barker's Hellraiser (1987). She reprised her role as Kirsty in the sequels Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988), Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992), and Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002). Her other film roles include The Lurking Fear (1994), Lightning Bug (2004) and Red (2008). She has been featured in several national advertising campaigns.
In 1984, Laurence made her acting debut on the soap opera Capitol as Brenda Clegg. In 1986, Laurence portrayed Genna in an episode of Highway to Heaven. In 1987, Laurence made her film debut as Kirsty Cotton in Clive Barker's Hellraiser (1987). The following year, Laurence reprised her role as Kirsty in the sequel Hellbound: Hellraiser II. In 1989, Laurence guest starred on the television series Monsters and Hunter.
In 1990, Laurence portrayed Jane in the film Face the Edge. In 1992, Laurence appeared in the films Deuce Coupe, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth and Mikey. In 2000, Laurence starred in the film Cypress Edge and guest starred on an episode of Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction. In 1994, Laurence starred in The Lurking Fear and Stranger by Night. In 1995, Laurence starred in the martial arts western Savate. The same year, she guest starred on Legends and appeared in the television films Triplecross and American Cop. In 1996, Laurence starred in the film Livers Ain't Cheap and guest starred on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
In 1997, she starred as Jennifer Taylor in the film Cupid and guest starred on the television series Suddenly Susan. In 1999, Laurence portrayed Janine DeVrie in the thriller film A Murder of Crows and Kris Miller in the horror film Warlock III: The End of Innocence. The same year, she guest starred on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210.
In 2002, Laurence reprised her role as Kirsty Cotton in the horror film Hellraiser: Hellseeker and portrayed Dakota in the television film Gentle Ben. The following year, she reprised her role as Dakota in the television film sequel Gentle Ben 2: Danger on the Mountain. In 2004, she portrayed Jenny Graves in the drama film Lightning Bug and had a guest role on the television series ER.
In 2008, she appeared in the drama film Red, based on the novel by Jack Ketchum. In 2009, Laurence appeared in Slipknot's music video for their song Snuff. In 2014, Laurence made her voice-over debut in the video game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. In 2016, Laurence starred in the film The Green Fairy.
|1988||Hellbound: Hellraiser II||Kirsty Cotton|
|1990||Face the Edge||Jane|
|1992||Basic Instinct||Kirsty Cotton||Archive footage, uncredited|
|1992||Deuce Coupe||Marie Vitelli|
|1992||Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth||Kirsty Cotton|
|1994||Lurking Fear, TheThe Lurking Fear||Cathryn Farrell|
|1994||Stranger by Night||Nicole Miller||Direct-to-video|
|1996||Livers Ain't Cheap||Carla|
|1998||Murder of Crows, AA Murder of Crows||Janine DeVrie|
|1999||Warlock III: The End of Innocence||Kris Miller||Direct-to-video|
|2000||Cypress Edge||Brittany Trummel|
|2002||Hellraiser: Hellseeker||Kirsty Cotton Gooden||Direct-to-video|
|2004||Lightning Bug||Jenny Graves|
|2004||Tomb of Terror||Cathryn Farrell (segment "Lurking Fear")||Archive footage|
|2015||The Green Fairy||Rachel|
|1984-1985||Capitol||Brenda Clegg||TV series|
|1986||Highway to Heaven||Genna||Episode: "Sail Away"|
|1989||Monsters||Jodie||Episode: "The Match Game"|
|1989||Hunter||Erica||Episode: "Investment in Death"|
|1995||Legend||Libbie Custer||Episode: "Custer's Next to Last Stand"|
|1995||Triplecross||Julia Summers||TV film|
|1995||American Cop||Gina||TV film|
|1996||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Daniela||Episode: "Protean Challenge"|
|1997||Suddenly Susan||Pam||Episode: "The Ways and Means"|
|1999||Beverly Hills, 90210||Ashley Reese||Episode: "Fortune Cookie"|
|2000||Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction||Sandy||Episode: "Damsel"|
|2002||Gentle Ben||Dakota||TV film|
|2003||Gentle Ben 2: Danger on the Mountain||Dakota||TV film|
|2004||ER||Campbell||Episode: "Just a Touch"|
|2005||Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder||Francine||TV film|
|2014||The Vanishing of Ethan Carter||Missy Carter|
- Reynolds, Simon. "Horror's Final Girls: What happened to the stars of Halloween, Scream?". Digital Spy. Retrieved February 9, 2016.
- "Interview: Ashley Laurence". JoBlo.com. US. April 15, 2017.
- James, Jonathon. "Exclusive Interview: Ashley Laurence talks about Lightning Bug". Daily Dead. Retrieved February 9, 2016.