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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 28 January 1971Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Nickname Ash or Flash

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne. His Father Middle Eastern and his Mother Northumbrian.Trained at Derwentside college winning the Rotary Prize for Dramatic Art then at GSA winning a prize for his choreography and the School Cup for Best Actor. Left Drama School in 1992 and went into Theatre as diverse as Trevor Nunn's Skellig, MC in "Cabaret" (Manchester Evening News award nomination), Romeo and Juliet, Taste of Honey. Detective Inspector Berkeley in Casualty, Vexed for the BBC. Vampire gang leader with Jude Law in The Wisdom of Crocodiles, Masterpieces God on Trial. His first movie was a small role in Judge Dredd with Stallone, he now works in every genre. He received a Craft Best Actor Finalist award for the award-winning Reebok Escape the Sofa TV and Cinema Campaign, more recently he played Thenardier in Cameron Mackintosh's Les Miserables the 25th-anniversary international tour and Flytopia for film 4, playing Jonathon Priestly.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymus

Trivia (12)

He got an award for his performance in Reeboks' 'escape the sofa' campaign.
Has a myspace page.
Studies Herpetology {area of zoology concerning reptiles and amphibians}.
He has a YouTube channel.
His brother Daniel committed suicide.
Awarded the Rotary Prize for Dramatic Art.
He played Thenardier in the 25th Anniversary touring production of Les miserables and is in the Les miserables movie.
Les Miserables The movie, Les Miserables 02 concert, He plays Thenardier on the LIVE 25th CD of Les Miserables. Oliver the musical, DCI Berkley in casualtyBBC, Jonathon Priestly Flytopia, Film 4. Theatre- Shopping and Fuxxing, The Lion King Disney West End, Shakespeare -Romeo and Juliet , Two Gents of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V1, Sir Trevor Nunns Skellig. [2012]
His Sister also died very suddenly. She was 38.
His Birth Name is Ashley David Artus.
Designer Abu Savage and his label Rock u Later design Ashleys shirts. "I met Abu in the club and pop culture as soon as I met him I knew we would be friends forever".
While researching his role for the God on Trial film about the Jewish holocaust he dropped 3 stone in weight and refused to eat. "It felt obscene to act this part i had to feel and be tortured for it it was the least i could do representing this horrific tragedy no one could possibly understand how those people felt it was the least i could do" Ashley Artus.

Personal Quotes (4)

"Trauma is part of life if you havnt experienced trauma in your life then maybe you are asleep or just fuxxin lucky.It can change your life as an artist i thank God every day i can feel" Ashley Artus.
I do not endorse any way of life but merely describe ones.
Try not to kick a Man or Woman or Boy or Girl who is down.
Misery does love company.

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