Best known as Sandra Bennet on the superhero television series "Heroes," Ashley Crow attended Auburn University, where she was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She pursued acting professionally and landed roles in theater and television. She appeared on stage in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "Coriolanus" opposite Christopher Walken. In 1986, she made her television debut with a small role on the soap opera "As the World Turns." Two years later she earned co-star status on the short-lived science fiction series "Probe," opposite Parker Stevenson. In 1993, Crow snagged her first film role in the problem child horror movie "The Good Son." Steadily building her credits, she landed another co-star role in 1996 on the sitcom "Champs" opposite Timothy Busfield. This series was also short-lived, as was the crime drama "Turks,"on which Crow appeared in 1999. After a series of guest appearances on such popular shows as the sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," the drama "Party of Five," and the music drama series "American Dreams," which co-starred her husband, Matthew John Armstrong. She and Armstrong would go on to work on "Heroes," where Crow played the adoptive mother of the indestructible cheerleader, Claire Bennet, and Armstrong played the radiation-manipulating Ted Sprague. In 2010, Crow landed two guest spots on the crime drama "In Plain Sight" and the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy."