Karan Ashley

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Karan Ashley
Born Karan Ashley
(1975-09-28) September 28, 1975 (age 42)
Odessa, TX , U.S.
Other names Karan Ashley
Occupation Actress, talk show host, radio show host
Years active 1994–present

Karan Ashley Jackson (born September 28, 1975), better known by her stage name Karan Ashley, is an American actress, and game show host. She is best known as Aisha Campbell, the second Yellow Power Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In 1992, she was a member of the short-lived girl group K.R.U.S.H, who contributed a song to the soundtrack of Mo' Money. She was known as "Ashley Jackson" at this time.

Life and career[edit]

Ashley was born in Odessa, Texas. She graduated from David W. Carter High School in Dallas, TX. She auditioned against thousands in a nation wide open casting call and was offered the role of Aisha Campbell, the second Yellow Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, replacing Thuy Trang (Trini Kwan). Her last Power Rangers appearance was in the finale for the third season of the series.

Ashley has made guest appearances in TV shows such as Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Kenan & Kel, and The Parkers, Taylor's Wall. Her first big debut as, executive producer was the independent film Devon's Ghost, alongside fellow Power Ranger alumnus Johnny Yong Bosch and director Koichi Sakamoto for Gag Order Films, Inc. While she also co-wrote Devon's Ghost, her first writing staple came with the film Unto Thee in 1999. She co-wrote the film with Gia and Tim Grace, and also starred in the movie.

In August 2010, Ashley was invited to Power Morphicon, the second Power Rangers fan convention in Pasadena, California. In September 2011, Ashley joined the National Talk Radio Show "UnCensored Radio" (formerly "Unscripted Radio") as a regular Co-Host/ Producer and co-hosted the show with Co-Host Katrina Johnson and Jeffrey Emmette filmed "Uncensored Reality", a reality show tied into Uncensored Radio.

Currently, in 2016, she stars in the webseries Class Dismissed, alongside Nakia Burrise.

In 2017, she will star in a upcoming short movie The Order alongside : Austin St. John, Catherine Sutherland, David Yost, Johnny Yong Bosch, Paul Schrier, Walter Emanuel Jones, Steve Cardenas, Erin Cahill, Blake Foster, Nakia Burrise, Hilary Shepard Turner, Dan Southworth, Alyson Sullivan, Deborah Estelle Phillips and Azim Rizk.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

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