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Overview (2)

Born in Newcastle 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 Sir Trevor Nunn's Skellig, MC in "Cabaret" (Manchester Evening News award nomination), Romeo and Juliet, Taste of Honey. Detective Inspector Berkeley in Casualty, In Deep, Holby, Vexed. Twisted Tales, Suntrap all 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, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. 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 (15)

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, in 2015. She was 38.
His Birth Name is Ashley David Artus.
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.
His Goddaughter is an Italian American.
His Grandad trained Gun Dogs for the Northumbrian Gentry.
He had his own Theatre company in Derwentside County Durham at the age of 16 which ran with rave reviews.
He plays Thenardier on The Les Miserables CD" LIVE! Dream the Dream.".

Personal Quotes (7)

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.
You don't HAVE to sleep with someone to get on, you don't have to, they may despise you because you said No however You don't need too, You may get grief from spurned people, However, YOUR INTEGRITY IS INTACT.
Integrity. Integrity is the thing. In whatever genre, thought, action, or way of life. If one has integrity the rest is easy.
"Grief is a terrible thing but it can also wake a person up. People have to die, it makes us who are living value life more, hopefully".
I'm astounded and thrilled to say I've worked with 5 Sirs closely. Sir Trevor Nunn [RSC, skellig} theatre we adapted a book to a play Skellig, Sir Ian Holm{ The Emporer's new clothes, film} Ian Holm, Alien, Lord of the Rings films, Sir Alan Bates at Chichester { Fortunes fool and national tour theatre} Sir Cameron Mackintosh 5 yes 5 times in theatre and film. Sir Derick Jacobi on film/TV. I'm a very lucky Actor and man..X

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