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Al Ashton

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Birthday: Jun 26, 1957

Birthplace: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK

BAFTA award-winning writer, actor, and producer Al Ashton was born in Birmingham, England. He began writing for the famed British soap opera "Emmerdale Farm" in 1972 and made his first appearance as an actor 10 years later as Mike Hathaway on the series "Angels." With several small roles under his belt, Ashton was cast in the 1988 comedy "A Fish Called Wanda" with Kevin Kline, John Cleese, and Jamie Lee Curtis. In 1994 Ashton won the BAFTA for Best Single Drama for the episode "Safe" on the series "Screenplay." Following his win, he began writing for and acting in the series "The Broker's Man." In 1996 he took on the recurring role of Pit Bull on "London's Burning," followed by a writing stint on the soap opera "EastEnders" from 2001 to 2006. Ashton then starred in the comedy "Sisterhood" directed by Richard Wellings-Thomas.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 49% Treasure Island George Merry (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Safe Writer - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Remembrance Unknown (Character) - 1983

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Holby City Dennis (Character),
Writer
2006 1999-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Broker's Man Vinnie Stanley (Character) 1997-1998
82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1996
100% 91% Mr. Bean Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Brittas Empire Unknown (Character) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chef! Unknown (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet She-Wolf of London Unknown (Guest Star) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bergerac Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bill Writer 1988-1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Juliet Bravo Bill Sullivan (Character) 1982

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