American actress Ashley Richards was born on May 4, 1992. Her first television role was on Distant Roads, appearing in nine episodes. She followed this up with a part in CSI: NY and later in Zoey 101. She also got into movies like Web Journal Now in 2002 and Spoonfed in 2004. After starring in House, Gossip Girl, and Vampire Diaries, she rose to fame playing Sam Walker on One Tree Hill. She was also seen in films like Gamer and Dirty Girl, and booked the lead role of Jenny Hamilton on the MTV series Awkward. Her character is rather optimistic despite being invisible in their high school. She tries her best to fit in, even though she has problems coming her way.
2011: Awkward (TV series) - Jenna Hamilton
2011: Sassy Pants - Bethany Pruitt
2011: American Horror Story(TV series) - Chloe Stapleton
2011: Fly Away - Mandy
2010: Outlaw (TV series) - Tracy Vidalin
2009: Gamer - 2Katchapredator
2008-2009: One Tree Hill (TV series) - Samantha Walker
2008: Entourage (TV series) - Candace Levine
2007: Ugly Betty (TV series) - Sharra
2007: Zoey 101 (TV series) - Molly Talbertsen
2007: CSI: NY (TV series) - Young Lindsay Monroe
2007: American Family (TV movie) - Julia Bogner
2007: Spoonfed (short) - Bridgette
2006: Web Journal Now (short) - Janet
An animal lover, Ashley rides, trains and carts horses and enjoys sharing her pets with others through pet therapy programs that focus on the disadvantage and special needs children as well as the elderly.
Ashley took Polish as a language in high school and graduated with honors.