Edward Ashley (I) (1904–2000)

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Edward Ashley was born on August 12, 1904 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Edward Montagu Ashley Cooper. He was an actor, known for Pride and Prejudice (1940), The Court Jester (1955) and Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947). He was married to Renée Torres Alegría, Nora Swinburne and Nina Joyce Osborne Throsby. He died on May 5, 2000 in San ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pride and Prejudice Mr. Wickham
The Court Jester Black Fox
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome Dr. L. E. Thal
Bitter Sweet Harry Daventry


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 1988 Waxwork
Professor Sutherland
 1987 Beyond the Next Mountain
 1976 The Stronger (Short)
 1974 Herbie Rides Again
Announcer at Chicken Race
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Parnell Grady
- The Naked Billionaire (1969) ... Parnell Grady
 1968 Insight (TV Series)
- The Ballad of Alma Gerlayne (1968) ... Steve
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Mr. Beaumont
- The Kooky Spook Affair (1967) ... Mr. Beaumont
 1967 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Man On Yacht
- His Royal Highness (1967) ... Man On Yacht
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- Tears from a Glass Eye (1966) ... Hotel Manager
 1965 King Rat
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Charles Vale
- The Case of the Melancholy Marksman (1962) ... Charles Vale
 1961 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
- The Baron Loved His Wife (1961) ... Burridge
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Lord Marion Dunsford
- The Last Trophy (1960) ... Lord Marion Dunsford
 1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Nobby Ned Wingate / Nobby Ned Wyngate
- Iron Hand (1960) ... Nobby Ned Wingate
- The Marquesa (1960) ... Nobby Ned Wyngate
 1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
- Calling Scotland Yard (1959) ... Michael
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Darrell Stanton
- The Telegraph Story (1959) ... Darrell Stanton
 1959 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Captain Johns
- The Swamp Fox: Brother Against Brother (1959) ... Captain Johns
 1959 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Dunstan Banasby
- The O'Connors Stick Together (1959) ... Dunstan Banasby
 1958 Darby's Rangers
Lt. Dave Manson
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Armand de Rivnac
- The Alligator (1957) ... Armand de Rivnac
 1955-1957 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Colonel Bradley / Jean Parnell
- The African Hunter (1957) ... Colonel Bradley
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Price / Lord Desham
- Michael and Mary (1956) ... Price
- To Each His Own (1954) ... Lord Desham
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- The Outcast (1956) ... Jean
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
- Mademoiselle Fifi (1956) ... Michel
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
John Fenton
- Night Shriek (1956) ... John Fenton
 1956 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series)
Rajah Chettrigunj
- The Pawn (1956) ... Rajah Chettrigunj
 1956 A Girl Called Jo (TV Movie)
Dr. Vance
 1955 The Court Jester
Black Fox
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Alan Chandler
- I Remember the Rani (1955) ... Alan Chandler
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1954 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Edgar Wellington
- Gold Town (1954) ... Edgar Wellington
 1954 Elephant Walk
Planter Gordon Gregory
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1954 Crusade to Liberty (TV Movie)
 1953 El Alaméin
Capt. Harbison
 1952 Macao
Martin Stewart
 1951 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- The Perfect Match (1951) ... Johnson
 1951 Tarzan's Peril
 1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- The Phantom Lady (1950) ... (as Ashley Cooper)
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Fighter (1949)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
 1948 Tarzan and the Mermaids
 1947 Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Dr. L. E. Thal
 1947 The Other Love
Richard Shelton
 1946 Nocturne
Keith Vincent
 1946 The Madonna's Secret
John Earl
 1946 Gay Blades
Ted Brinker
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
William Baxter
 1942 The Black Swan
Roger Ingram (uncredited)
 1942 The Pied Piper
Charendon (uncredited)
 1942 You're Telling Me
Fred Curtis
 1941 Strange Testament (Short)
Julian Poydras
 1941 Come Live with Me
Arnold Stafford
 1941 Maisie Was a Lady
Link Phillips
 1940 Gallant Sons
Al Posna
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Harry Daventry
 1940 Sky Murder
Cortland Grand
 1940 Pride and Prejudice
Mr. Wickham
 1939 Spies of the Air
 1938 The Villiers Diamond
Capt. Dawson
 1937 Saturday Night Revue
Duke O'Brien
 1937 Sing as You Swing
 1937 Underneath the Arches
 1936 The Conquest of the Air
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Under Proof
Ward Delaney
 1935 The White Lilac (uncredited)
 1932 Men of Steel
Sylvano (as Edward Ashley Cooper)
 1931 The Beggar Student
Nicki (as Ashley Cooper)
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Worked at MGM for several years from 1940, later free-lancing. Had a vague resemblance to Errol Flynn, which got him the part of 'the Fox' in The Court Jester (1955). See more »

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