Ashley Peldon (born April 2, 1984) is an American television and film actress.
Life and career [ edit ]
Peldon and her sister
Courtney began their careers as child actors. In 1988, Ashley Peldon was cast as Marah Lewis, daughter of Josh and Reva Lewis on the daytime soap opera . Peldon received a Guiding Light Daytime Emmy Award nomination for her third year on the show. She went on to appear in motion pictures such as , The Lemon Sisters , Stella , Deceived , Drop Dead Fred Arthur Miller's , The Crucible and other films. For two years Peldon appeared on the Ghost World NBC television series and has had recurring roles on such television series as The Mommies and That 70s Show . Peldon starred as "spoiled actress Amy King" in The Pretender MTV's comedy series Connected.
In January 2007, Peldon graduated from college with a bachelor's degree in
Child Psychology and Film from Skidmore College in New York. Her interest in child psychology originated from her dramatic role as the sexually abused youngster in CBS TV's when she was 7 years old. In February 2008, Peldon directed an Child of Rage Allan Heinberg play for TV Takes the Stage. The play starred Bonnie Somerville and Melissa Sagemiller.
Peldon earned her Master's Degree in
clinical psychology. She is currently a doctoral candidate in progress earning her PhD in depth psychology.  
Peldon has a daughter.
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
She was nominated in 1991 for a Daytime Emmy at the
Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for (1952). The Guiding Light
She is a multiple and a six and three years consecutive nominee and award winner of a Young Artist Award at the
Young Artist Awards:
1990 - Won for Best Young Actress in a Daytime Drama for
(1952) The Guiding Light 1991 - Nominated for Best Young Actress in a Daytime Series for
(1952). The Guiding Light 1992 - Nominated for Best Young Actress in a Daytime Series for
(1952). The Guiding Light 1993 - Won for Best Young Actress Under Ten in a Television Movie for
(1992) ( Child of Rage TV). 1994 - Nominated for Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series for
(1993) shared with The Mommies Sam Gifaldi, Ryan Merriman, Shiloh Strong and Joey Zimmerman and won for Best Actress Under Ten in a Television Series or Show for Shameful Secrets (1993) ( TV) tied with Ashley Johnson for (1993). Phenom 1995 - Nominated three times, for Best Youth Comedienne in a TV Show and for Best Performance by an Actress Under Ten in a TV Series for
(1993) and for Best Performance by a Youth Actress in a TV Mini-Series or Special for The Mommies (1994) ( Without Warning TV). 1997 - Nominated for Best Performance in a Drama Series by a Young Actress for
(1996). The Pretender 1998 - Nominated twice, for Best Performance in a Voiceover in TV or Film by a Young Actress for
(1997) and for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series by a Leading Young Actress for Cats Don't Dance (1997) ( The Westing Game TV) as the main character Tabitha Ruth/ Turtle/ Alice Wexler. 1999 - Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series by a Guest Starring Young Actress for
(1996). The Pretender
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