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Ashley Jones

First seen
Appeared in
10 episodes (see below)
Mentioned in
Biographical Information
Date of birth
September 3, 1976 (1976-09-03) (age 40)
Date of death
Place of birth
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Place of death
External Links
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Ashley Aubra Jones, born September 3, 1976 in Memphis, Tennessee, is an American actress who plays the role of Daphne Landry on the HBO original series True Blood. Making her debut on the episode "I Don't Wanna Know" in the series' first season, Ashley plays the role of a waitress working at Merlotte's Bar and Grill. Taking the position formerly possessed by the recently deceased Amy Burley, Ashley plays a recurring role through the series' second season. A love interest of Sam Merlotte, as well as a servant of the Maenad Maryann Forrester, Ashley meets an untimely demise on the episode "Release Me", in the same season, and was last seen in a flashback on the episode "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'", at the end of the series' second season.


Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Houston, Texas. She attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA). She graduated from Lamar High School. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where she earned her BA degree, studying in Malibu and in Florence, Italy.

Ashley was married to writer Noah Nelson 2002- 2009 (son of actor Craig T. Nelson).

Jones rose to fame on the long-running CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing Megan Dennison Viscardi from 1997 to 2000 and returned for a visit in 2001. During her time on the soap, she earned two Daytime Emmy nominations for the role.

She currently plays Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful and has done so since January 2005. The character was born on screen in the early 1990s, but the adult version of the character was originated by Agnes Bruckner and later played by Jennifer Finnigan and Emily Harrison. Jones also appeared as Daphne Landry on the second season of HBO's True Blood.



  • Old School (2003) ... Tracy
  • A Teacher's Crime (2008) ... Carrie


  • The Bold and the Beautiful (December 2004-Present) ...Dr. Bridget Forrester
  • The Young and the Restless (1997-2000; 2001) ...Megan Dennison Viscardi
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) ... Ingrid
  • She Fought Alone (1995) ... Susan
  • Strong Medicine (2000) ... Shelly Lane
  • The District (2001) ... Dana Rayburn
  • Without a Trace (2004) ... Trista Bowden
  • Crossing Jordan (2004) ... Beth Flaherty
  • CSI: NY (2007) ... Kennedy Gable
  • True Blood (2009) ... Daphne Landry
  • FlashForward (2009) ... Camille
  • The Mentalist (2009) ... Sandrine Geber
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2009) ... Shea Lammet


Year Award Award ceremony Film Notes Result


Irresistible Combination

Daytime Emmy Awards

The Bold and the Beautiful

shared with Jack Wagner



Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

Daytime Emmy Awards

The Young and the Restless



Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

Daytime Emmy Awards

The Young and the Restless



Ashley's credentials also include her work as "Megan Dennison" on The Young and the Restless and "Dr. Bridget Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful.


Season two appearances
"Nothing but the Blood" "Keep This Party Going" "Scratches" "Shake and Fingerpop"
"Never Let Me Go" "Hard-Hearted Hannah" "Release Me" "Timebomb"
"I Will Rise Up" "New World in My View" "Frenzy" "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"
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