SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Ashlee Simpson

Full / Real Name: Ashlee Nicole Simpson
Born: 03 October 1984 (37 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

6.6

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Ashlee Simpson (also credited as Ashlee Simpson-Wentz) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter and actress, and younger sister of pop singer Jessica Simpson.

Simpson rose to prominence in mid-2004 through the success of her number-one debut album Autobiography and the accompanying reality series The Ashlee Simpson Show.

Born in Waco, Texas, Simpson became the youngest person ever admitted to the prestigious American School of Ballet in New York City when she won that honour at the age of 11.

After moving to Los Angeles with her family a few years later, Simpson began her career in television appearing on Malcolm in the Middle and Saved by the Bell. She further honed her acting chops when she landed a recurring role for two years on 7th Heaven.

In 2004, The Ashlee Simpson Show debuted on MTV and went on to become the number 1 show in its primetime slot - shadowing her life as she recorded her debut album.

In 2006, she made her film debut as a supporting actress alongside Kip Pardue and Carrie Fisher in the ensemble film Undiscovered, about a group of Los Angeles actors and musicians struggling to make it big.

Later that year, she took on the lead role of Roxie Hart in London's West End production of Chicago, to critical acclaim, and following in the footsteps of such greats as Ann Reinking, who originally made the part famous on Broadway.

Simpson received widespread criticism when she used a pre-recorded vocal track on Saturday Night Live in October 2004.

In 2009 starred as Violet Foster, a seemingly naïve young woman who hides a dark side, on the television drama series Melrose Place.









LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Saturday 20 August

HISTORY goes back in time when I Was There, as CBS Reality documents My Extreme OCD Life.


Legacy 2 on M-Net Teasers - September 2022

Series finale! Guess who's back? She's at the centre of the show's last eight episodes.


Uzalo Teasers - September 2022

Nosipho grows a set and stands up for herself. Bam!


New on TV today: Friday 19 August

Bad Sisters take over Apple TV+ and M-Net gets Super Pumped over The Battle for Uber.


Story and characters revealed for new kykNET novela Diepe Waters

If you were a casting director, who would you cast in these roles?...


Cancelled! DiepCity to end in March 2023

Blame it on their short, uncreative teasers! That's our take on the situation.


Binnelanders Teasers - September 2022

Peacemakers are everywhere, but what about peace?


New on TV today: Thursday 18 August

Dystopian drama DMZ kicks off on M-Net as Netflix goes Inside the Mind of a Cat.


Scandal!'s Gloria says "I do" in pink (Pics!)

Drama turns up like an uninvited wedding guest but the show must go on.


The Black Door Teasers - September 2022

Rape allegations against Bra Gibb. Is it true or not?

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.