Ashley Austin Morris’ career as a versatile actress and comedian began off Broadway, performing in the hit Die! Mommy! Die! opposite Charles Busch and in various other shows, including Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which featured legendary comedians Rosie O’Donnell, Sherri Sheppard, and Judy Gold.
In addition, she has made numerous appearances in television shows, including The Good Wife, Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, I Just Want My Pants Back, Think Tank, The Big Bang Theory, and the soon to be released digital series Miss Guidance.
Ashley can be seen daily on the Emmy Award winning PBS series The Electric Company playing Francine Caruthers, she also is the voice of Francine on the hit spin off cartoon Prankster Planet. Feature film roles include Art Machine, Generation Um… with Keanu Reeves, and Premium Rush with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Recently, Ashley has been cast as “Emily” in the new Clint Eastwood movie titled SULLY, filming this fall.
As an accomplished stand-up comedian, Ashley can also be seen performing in clubs and theaters across the country, as well as her sold out nights of comedy in So Close…In a Parallel Universe and Thank You, I’m sorry, Does this make me look insecure? in New York’s DR2 theatre.
Ashley was seen performing stand up on AXS TV GOTHAM LIVE. While also having experience writing, she decided to take her career to the next level, writing, developing, and producing a one woman show based on her childhood, combining her talent as an actress and comedian.