Birthplace: Montpelier, Vermont
Ashley Peldon (born April 2, 1984) is an American television and film actress.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 Guiding Light. Peldon received a 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, Ghost World and other films. For two years Peldon appeared on the NBC television series The Mommies and has had recurring roles on such television series as That 70s Show and The Pretender. Peldon starred as "spoiled actress Amy King" in 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 Child of Rage when she was 7 years old. In February 2008, Peldon directed an 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.
Ashley married her husband Steve Hurdle in 2010. They have one child, a daughter.
She was nominated in 1991 for a Daytime Emmy at the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for The Guiding Light (1952).
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:
|1989||The Lemon Sisters||Sarah Frank|
|1989-1991||Guiding Light||Marah Lewis||TV series|
|1990||Stella||Jenny (age 3)|
|1991||Drop Dead Fred||Young Elizabeth|
|1991||The Torkelsons||Molly Jeffers||Episode: "Return to Sender"|
|1992||Day-O||Grace (age 4)||TV movie|
|1992||Child of Rage||Catherine||TV movie|
|1992||The Little Mermaid||Additional Voices||Episode: "The Evil Manta"|
|1993||The Little Mermaid||Boy/Girl (voice)||Episode: "Metal Fish"|
|1993||Quantum Leap||Jessica Elroy||Episode: "A Tale of Two Sweeties"|
|1993-1995||The Mommies||Kasey Larson||29 episodes|
|1994||The Little Mermaid||Additional Voices||Episode: "Ariel's Treasures"|
|1994||Without Warning||Kimberly Hastings||TV movie|
|1995||Black Scorpion||Little Darcy||TV movie|
|1996||Jake's Women||Young Molly||TV movie|
|1996||Ellen||Little Paige||Episode: "The Bubble Gum Incident"|
|1996||The Crucible||Ruth Putnam|
|1996-1999||The Pretender||Young Miss Parker||10 episodes|
|1997||Cats Don't Dance||Darla Dimple||Voice (speaking)|
|1997||Home Improvement||Diane||Episode: "Quest for Fire"|
|1998||With Friends Like These...||Marissa DiMartino|
|1998||Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story||Teen Raksha the Wolf (voice)||Video|
|2001||Tucker||Juliette||Episode: "Kiss and Tell"|
|2001||That '70s Show||Teenage Kitty||Episode: "Eric's Naughty No-no"|
Episode: "Backstage Pass"
|2009||Aliens in the Attic||Additional Voice|
|2012||Chronicle||Flyer School Girl|