Annaleigh Ashford

Tony Winner & TV/Film Star

Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will next be seen in the feature Bad Education with Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney. She is also set to star opposite Sarah Paulson and Beanie Feldstein in Ryan Murphy’s FX miniseries American Crime Story; Impeachmentas Paula Jones. Most recently she was seen in the Netflix series Unbelievable starring Toni Collette and Merritt Weaver; Ryan Murphy’s FX miniseries American Crime Story; Versace and in the film Second Act with Jennifer Lopez.

Annaleigh starred on Broadway opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, as Dot in Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park With George. She won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Essie in You Can’t Take It With You. Other Broadway credits include Sylvia in Sylvia, the original Lauren in Kinky Boots (Clarence Derwent Award, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Glinda in Wicked, Jeannie in Hair, and the original Margot in Legally Blonde the Musical. Off Broadway credits include Dot in Sunday in the Park with George (Encores!), Helena in The Public’s Theatre’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Delacorte Theater), Maureen in Rent (New World Stages), and Marcie in Dogfight (Second Stage). Annaleigh played Betty on Showtime’s critically acclaimed Masters of Sex.

Other television and film credits include Annaleigh Ashford Live from Lincoln Center, Columbia in The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Law & Order SVU, Smash, Unicorn Store, Sex and the City, Better Off Single, Top Five, Rachel Getting Married, Frozen. Her critically acclaimed solo show, Annaleigh Ashford: Lost in the Stars Live at 54 Below was released by Broadway Records in 2016.