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Ashley Rogers
Young Chrissy DeWitt.jpg
Ashley Rogers as Chrissy DeWitt
in Now and Then (1995)
BornAshley Rogers
(1981-09-30)September 30, 1981
Sunnyvale, California, U.S.
DiedDecember 10, 2007(2007-12-10) (aged 26)
British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active1992–1997
 
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Ashley Rogers
Young Chrissy DeWitt.jpg
Ashley Rogers as Chrissy DeWitt
in Now and Then (1995)
BornAshley Rogers
(1981-09-30)September 30, 1981
Sunnyvale, California, U.S.
DiedDecember 10, 2007(2007-12-10) (aged 26)
British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active1992–1997

Ashley Rogers (September 30, 1981 – December 10, 2007) was a Canadian child actress, who played Chrissy in the 1995 film Now and Then.[1]

On December 10, 2007, Rogers died at the age of 26 of a heroin overdose.[2]

Career[edit]

Born Ashley Rogers in Sunnyvale, California, Rogers began acting at the age of four. After appearing in numerous commercials, she landed the split roles of Alpha and Donna in the Canadian children series The Odyssey in 1992. The show lasted three seasons, ending in 1994 with 39 episodes. Rogers's most famous role came in 1995 when she was cast as Chrissy in the film Now and Then.

She later guest starred on popular television shows such as Madison, Northern Exposure, and Strange Luck. Rogers's last role was in an episode of Touched by an Angel in 1997, after which she stopped acting professionally.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1992–94The OdysseyAlpha/Donna Archipenko37 episodes
1993Liar, LiarJean "Nini" FarrowTelevision movie, credited as Ashley Rogers
1993Family of StrangersMeganTelevision movie, credited as Ashley Rogers
1994Sin & RedemptionSally SimmsTelevision movie, credited as Ashley Rogers
1994Beyond ObsessionTraci
1994–95MadisonMarnie Langston1 episode
1995Northern ExposureTori Spencer1 episode
1995Now and ThenChrissy DeWitt
1995Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear MountainTracy Briggs
1996The GraveMarlene
1996Strange LuckHeather Rehne1 episode
1996A Friend's BetrayalEllaTelevision movie
1997Touched by an AngelAbby Fontaine1 episode

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardCategoryTitle of workResult
1994Gemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleFamily of StrangersNominated
1995YTV Achievement AwardsYTV Achievement Award (Acting)Won
1996Young Artist AwardBest Performances by a Young Ensemble - Feature Film or VideoNow and Then (Shared with cast)Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maier, Jenny. "Hate To Be Morbid, But Did You Know Chrissy From Now And Then Died Years Ago?". Crushable. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ashleigh Aston Moore". tv.com. tv.com. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 

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