August 24, 1978 
|Other names||Melissa Ashley, Melissa, Ashley, Anne Howe, BJ Lixx, Katy, Chastity, Lisa, Mel, Tiny Lisa|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||102 lb (46 kg)|
|No. of adult films||67 (per IAFD)|
Despite stating on camera an age of 18 in some videos, Ashley first appeared in adult movies in 1998-1999 when she was aged 20. She has been mistaken for a minor and in several cases where her images were mistaken for child pornography has either successfully testified for the defense or given evidence leading to those charges being dropped. She is bisexual.
- ''Melissa Ashley'' biography at ''Melissa-Ashley.com''
- Liam Clarke, "'Child' porn star backs Army major" The Sunday Times, May 29, 2005.(subscription required)
- Appearance under the alias of Anne Howe in "Young and Anal 15".
- Gary V. Murray (December 28, 2006). "Accused not guilty in child porn case". Telegram.com. Retrieved 2013-11-18.