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Overview (3)

Born in Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Birth NameAasha Mikela Telford Davis
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Aasha Davis was born in Alexandria, VA and grew up in several different areas around the world. She went to boarding school in Barbados when she was 7 years-old until she left several years later to attend school in Montreal, Canada. Aasha became an expert at switching schools during her second appearance at Washington International School which promotes an international education stemming heavily in languages. Aasha graduated from high school at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, MA where she played varsity volleyball and learned all about classic rock. Ms. Davis spent her college years at George Washington University where she received her BA in Communications. Shortly after college Aasha moved to Los Angeles to work behind the scenes. Her first industry job was working as a production assistant on a late-night talk show that convinced her to appear in several skits. It was there that Aasha discovered her love for acting. Aasha is best known to audiences for a number of television and commercial appearances including such prominent television series as "Criminal Minds," "Grey's Anatomy," "Castle" and "House M.D.," as well as the ground breaking series "South of Nowhere," and is probably best known for her role as "Waverly Grady" on NBC's "Friday Night Lights." In 2009 Aasha was nominated for a NAACP Los Angeles Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in the very funny adaptation of "Coffee Will Make You Black." Her first feature, The Sundance hit, "Pariah" holds The Sundance Cinematography Award, The Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award and a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Film. Additionally 10 years after its release Pariah has been inducted into the Academy Museum and preserved by the Criterion Collection. Ms. Davis also starred in and produced the popular and award winning web series "The Unwritten Rules." In addition Aasha has also had the pleasure of joining the ensemble cast of the Emmy Nominated Drunk History! She resides in Los Angeles with her son.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Manager

Family (1)

Spouse Jesse Pforzheimer (24 August 2002 - present)  ((separated) 1 child)

Trivia (1)

Friends with actresses Judy Greer and Kellymarie Demaray.

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