Al Hunter Ashton

BAFTA award-winning writer, actor, and producer Al Ashton was born in Birmingham, England. He began writing for the famed British soap opera "Emmerdale Farm" in 1972 and made his first appearance as an actor 10 years ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (14)

Incendiary 2009 (Movie)

Male Survivor (Actor)

Wire in the Blood 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Treasure Island 2002 (Movie)

George Merry (Actor)

From Hell 2001 (Movie)

Stonecutter (Actor)

Gladiator 2000 (Movie)

Rome Trainer No 1 (Actor)

The Wedding Tackle 2000 (Movie)

Taxi Driver (Actor)

Ever After 1998 (Movie)

Cargomaster (Actor)

Escape 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Lamb 1995 (Movie)

Aquarium Attendant (Actor)

Driven to Distraction 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

A Fish Called Wanda 1988 (Movie)

Warder (Actor)

Arthur's Hallowed Ground 1986 (Movie)

Billy (Actor)

Remembrance 1980 (Movie)

John (Actor)

The 10th Kingdom (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (1)

The Firm 2009 (Movie)

(from original screenplay: "The Firm") (Source Material)

Biography

BAFTA award-winning writer, actor, and producer Al Ashton was born in Birmingham, England. He began writing for the famed British soap opera "Emmerdale Farm" in 1972 and made his first appearance as an actor 10 years later as Mike Hathaway on the series "Angels." With several small roles under his belt, Ashton was cast in the 1988 comedy "A Fish Called Wanda" with Kevin Kline, John Cleese, and Jamie Lee Curtis. In 1994 Ashton won the BAFTA for Best Single Drama for the episode "Safe" on the series "Screenplay." Following his win, he began writing for and acting in the series "The Broker's Man." In 1996 he took on the recurring role of Pit Bull on "London's Burning," followed by a writing stint on the soap opera "EastEnders" from 2001 to 2006. Ashton then starred in the comedy "Sisterhood" directed by Richard Wellings-Thomas.

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