March 24, 1911|
New York City, U.S.
|Died||September 12, 2008
Palm Desert, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||James Vincent Russo|
Camila Ashland (March 24, 1911 – September 12, 2008) was an American actress, best known for her role as Minnie Du Val in the cult series Dark Shadows. Ashland was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Black Comedy/White Lies in 1967.
Ashland also starred on the soap opera General Hospital as Alice Grant from 1976–77, and in the 1983 NBC miniseries V and its 1984 sequel, V: The Final Battle, in which she played Ruby Engels. She made guest appearances on The Golden Girls, Cheers, St. Elsewhere, Hardcastle and McCormick, and Taxi.
Her film credits include Any Which Way You Can and 10. She appeared in 11 Broadway productions, including Darling of the Day (1968), Dear World, Follies (1971), and a 1973 Broadway revival of The Women.
- House of Dark Shadows (1970) - Collinwood Party Guest (uncredited)
- 10 (1979)
- Any Which Way You Can (1980) - Hattie
- ["United States Social Security Death Index", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTVZ-PPL: May 20, 2014), Camile Ashland Russo, 12 Sep 2008; SS Death Index] accessed November 1, 2016.
- Walter Russo obituary, obituaries.desertsun.comobituaries.desertsun.com; October 31, 2016.
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