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Ashley Williams

Biography

She was on the show HELLO, Miami as Dylan Messinger. She made an appearance in the 1993 film Indian Summertime, where she didn’t speak an individual phrase. She was voted a enthusiast favorite on her behalf guest appearance on what I Met Your Mom as Ted’s ex-girlfriend. Her parents are Linda and Gurney Williams. In 2011, she wedded Neal Dodson, and, in 2014, they welcomed a boy, Gus. She got a visitor appearance in the series The Mentalist, starring Owain Yeoman.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth April 8, 1987
Place Of Birth United States
Height 1.7 m
Profession YouTube Star
Nationality British
Spouse Neal Dodson
Children Gus Williams Dodson
Parents Lynn Williams, Errol Williams
Siblings Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Jay Williams
Movies Something Borrowed, A Most Violent Year, Margin Call, Montana Sky, Scents and Sensibility, Snow 2: Brain Freeze, Sequin Raze, Bad Hurt, Lovesick, Indian Summer, Snow, October Kiss, Christmas in the City, At Risk, The Front, Love On A Limb, Him and Us, The Eight Percent, Heterosexuals, Temporarily Yours
TV Shows The Jim Gaffigan Show, Montana Sky, Good Morning, Miami, E-Ring
Star Sign Aries

  • Facts
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  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a son Gus Williams Dodson on October 5, 2014 at home to an Alexi Murdoch's song, weighing 8 lbs., 8 oz., and measuring 20½ inches long. Child's father is her husband,Neal Dodson.
2(May 29, 2011) Married her boyfriend of 8 years Neal Dodson. They met each other at an acting class.
3Los Angeles, California. Shooting a recurring role on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005). [December 2005]
4Boston University School of Drama in Massachusetts [2000]
5London, England studying at RADA and LAMDA [1999]
6Los Angeles, California. Shooting the pilot for Good Morning, Miami (2002) at CBS Radford Studios. [April 2002]
7Rye, New York [June 1997]
8In an online poll, her character, Victoria was voted the best love interest of Ted (Josh Radnor) on How I Met Your Mother (2005), with 45.25% of the votes. Beating out even the show's main character, Robin (Cobie Smulders), who took second with 30.36% of the votes.
9Daughter of Gurney Williams and Linda Williams.
10Lived in an apartment on Brighton Avenue in Allston, MA during her senior year. Graduated from Boston University May 2001.
11She lived in New York City for about a year before moving to Los Angeles to work on Good Morning, Miami (2002).
12Her older brother, Jay Williams, is a firefighter and paramedic in Los Angeles County.
13Studied at Boston University's renowned School of Theatre Arts
14Sister-in-law of country music star Brad Paisley.
15Attended Rye High School in Rye, New York.
16Was named the fall "It" girl of 2002.
17Has been writing diaries since she was little (and has so far filled up 37 of them!)
18Appears at many celebrity charity fund-raisers (especially for AIDS).
19Enjoys writing, doing yoga, running and hiking.
20Her father is a freelance medical journalist and her mother is a fund-raiser for the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Research Foundation.
21Younger sister of Kimberly Williams-Paisley.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Brits Are Coming2017post-production
Aardvark2016completedMonica Hartline
Girls2017TV Series
Love on a Limb2016TV MovieAimie Roarke
6 Love Stories2016Robin Butterman
The Jim Gaffigan Show2015-2016TV SeriesJeannie Gaffigan
October Kiss2015TV MoviePoppy
Bad Hurt2015Jessie
A Most Violent Year2014Deputy Lange
Lovesick2014/IFelecia
How I Met Your Mother2006-2014TV SeriesVictoria
The Good Wife2014TV SeriesChristina Barrett
Christmas in the City2013TV MovieWendy Carroll
Sequin Raze2013ShortRebecca Goldberg
Wedding Band2013TV SeriesDenise
Adopted2013TV MoviePenny
Hearing Voices2012Short
Royal Pains2012TV SeriesSydney Barlett Sydney Bartlett
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2012TV SeriesDebbie Hicks
The Mentalist2011TV SeriesAnna Dugan
Warehouse 132011TV SeriesSally Stukowski
The Protector2011TV SeriesJoanne Kramer
Love Bites2011TV SeriesBridget
Last Guy on Earth2011Video shortGirl
Scents and Sensibility2011Elinor Dashwood
Bird Dog2011TV MovieGail McGrath
Something Borrowed2011Claire
Retired at 352011TV SeriesLilah Fabricant
Margin Call2011Heather Burke
Saving Grace2009-2010TV SeriesAmanda Dewey
Untitled Adam Carolla Project2010TV Movie
Heterosexuals2010Rhonda
The Front2010TV MovieStump
At Risk2010TV MovieStump
The New Adventures of Old Christine2010TV SeriesStore Clerk Amy
The Eight Percent2009ShortLaura
Novel Adventures2008TV SeriesLizzie McKenzie
Snow 2: Brain Freeze2008TV MovieSandy Brooks
Night Life2008TV MovieJenny
Side Order of Life2007TV SeriesBecca
Numero Dos2007ShortAshleigh
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2007TV SeriesLaura Kozlowski
Montana Sky2007TV MovieWilla Mercy
Psych2007TV SeriesTrish Connors
Imperfect Union2007TV MovieRonnie
Making It Legal2007TV MovieJulie
Amy Coyne2006TV MovieAmy Coyne
Him and Us2006TV MovieNina
Huff2006TV SeriesAlyssa
E-Ring2005-2006TV SeriesBeth Wilkerson
Monk2005TV SeriesTheresa Scott / Darlene Coolidge
Snow2004TV MovieSandy Brooks
Good Morning, Miami2002-2004TV SeriesDylan Messinger
The List2004/IShort
American Dreams2003TV SeriesSandie Shaw
Dawson's Creek2002TV SeriesLory Glory
As the World Turns1995-2001TV SeriesDani Andropoulos Danielle Andropoulos
Indian Summer1993Ida Heinken, Tamakwa's 'Sure Thing'

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love on a Limb2016TV Movie executive producer
Numero Dos2007Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas in the City2013TV Movie performer: "The First Noël" - uncredited
Scents and Sensibility2011performer: "I've Been Working on the Railroad" as "I've Been Working in the Bathroom" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Were Never Here2017thanks post-production
Aardvark2016special thanks completed
A Most Violent Year2014very special thanks
Breakup at a Wedding2013special thanks
All Is Lost2013very special thanks
Hostage: A Love Story2009Short special thanks
Shade2006Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Sidewalks Entertainment2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Today2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Dinner at Tiffani's2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
@midnight2015TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Chair2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Broadway.com Show2013TV SeriesHerself
TMI Hollywood2012TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHerself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
How I Met Your Mother2013TV SeriesVictoria

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Best Female PerformanceBeverly Hills Film FestivalThe List (2004)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingMargin Call (2011)· Kevin Spacey
· Paul Bettany
· Jeremy Irons
· Zachary Quinto
· Penn Badgley
· Simon Baker
· Mary McDonnell
· Demi Moore
· Stanley Tucci
· Susan Blackwell
· Aasif Mandvi
1997YoungStar AwardYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actress in a Daytime TV ProgramAs the World Turns (1956)


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#Quote
1[After reading the Good Morning, Miami (2002) pilot script and researching her "Dylan" character] This is SO not me!

#Trademark
1Wide, cheshire-cat smile High chestnut cheeks

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