Ashley Aubra Jones
September 3, 1976
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
(m. 2002; div. 2009)
Ashley Aubra Jones (born September 3, 1976) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in soap operas as Megan Dennison on The Young and the Restless and as Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. She also had a recurring role as Daphne on the HBO drama series True Blood in 2009.
Jones was born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 3, 1976. Shawn Jones, her father, is a minister. The family lived in Tennessee for five years before her father took a job preaching in Texas. Jones has one brother named Zach and one sister named Jordan. At the age of five, she filmed her first commercial. At the age of nine, Jones starred in several theatre productions in the Actors Theatre of Houston including The Women, Ah, Wilderness!, and Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs. At the age of 12, she was in The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold.
Jones rose to fame on the long-running CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing Megan Dennison from 1997 to 2000, and again in 2001. She received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for her role on The Young and the Restless. She played Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful from December 2004 to February 2012 and again in 2013.
Jones starred as Daphne on the second season of HBO's True Blood in 2009. Jones also has starred in the number of Lifetime movies, like A Teacher's Crime (2008), Dead At 17 (2008), Secrets from Her Past (2011), House (2011), A Sister's Revenge (2013), and The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom (2014). In late January 2016, Jones was confirmed to be cast as Parker Forsyth on General Hospital.
In November 2015, Jones' engagement to IT infrastructure manager, Joel Henricks was announced. On February 1, 2016, it was announced that Jones and Henricks were married in a small courthouse wedding. In March 2016, it was announced that Jones and Henricks were expecting a son together. In May, Jones and Henricks welcomed their son. Henricks already has a son, Huck, from a previous relationship. The actress was arrested on August 22, 2019 on a felony domestic violence charge, a LAPD media relations officer confirmed to PEOPLE. She was released one day later on $50,000 bond. In September 2019, Jones filed for divorce from Henricks and was granted a temporary restraining order against him.
|1996||Our Son, the Matchmaker||Young Winona||TV Movie|
|2000||The King's Guard||Princess Gwendolyn|
|2008||His Good Will||Dorothy||Short film|
|2008||A Teacher's Crime||Carrie Ryans||TV Movie|
|2008||Dead at 17||Becca||TV Movie|
|2011||Secrets from Her Past||Kate Collins / Stephanie Wicks||TV Movie|
|2012||Outlaw Country||Lianne||TV Movie|
|2012||Gabe the Cupid Dog||Lana|
|2013||A Sister's Revenge||Catherine Miller||TV Movie|
|2014||The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom||Delaine||TV Movie|
|2015||The Wedding Ringer||Babs Fremont||Comedy|
|2017||More Than Enough||Sandra||TV Movie|
|2017||12 Days of Giving||Pamela||TV Movie|
|2017||You Killed My Mother||Miriam Preston||TV Movie|
|2019||Homekilling Queen||Connie Manning||TV Movie|
|2019||We Die Alone||Elaine||Short film|
|1993||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Ingrid||"Epidemic"|
|1993||The Fire Next Time||Linnie Morgan||2 Episodes|
|1997||The Young and the Restless||Megan Dennison||Series Regular; 1997-2000|
|2000||Strong Medicine||Shelly Lane||"Blessed Events"|
|2001||The District||Dana Rayburn||"Lost and Found"|
|2004||Without a Trace||Trista Bowden||"Risen"|
|2004–13, 2015–16, 2018, 2020||The Bold and the Beautiful||Bridget Forrester||Series Regular; December 2004 – November 2010
Recurring; October 2011 to February 2012
Guest; May 2013, August 2015,
|2009||True Blood||Daphne Landry||8 Episodes|
|2009||The Mentalist||Sandrine Gerber||Episode 6; Season 2; 2009|
|2012||Bones||Dr. Kathy / Cherie Redfern||"The Suit on the Set"|
|2012||90210||Amanda Barnard||3 Episodes|
|2014||Criminal Minds||Kate Hoffer||Episode 16; Season 9; "Gabby"|
|2015||CSI: Cyber||Arianna Peterson||"URL, Interrupted"|
|2016||General Hospital||Parker Forsyth||20 Episodes|
|2017||Major Crimes||Tammy Bechtel||2 Episodes|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Association||Category||Title of work||Result||Ref.|
|1999||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||
|2000||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series||The Young and the Restless||Nominated|||
|2005||Daytime Emmy Award||Most Irresistible Combination (shared with Jack Wagner)||The Bold and the Beautiful||Nominated|||
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