Ashley Crow
Ashley Crow
General Information
Full Name

Ashley Diane Crow

Birth Date

August 25, 1960

Birth Place

Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.


Jane Blake


Season 1

Ashley Crow is an American actress who plays Cassie's grandmother, Jane Blake. She is most known for her role of Sandra Bennet on the television show Heroes.

Life and Career

Crow was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama and then graduated from Auburn University in 1982. She was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority at Auburn University.

Crow first appeared in a minor role on the U.S. soap opera Guiding Light in the 1980s, followed by a longer role as Beatrice McKechnie on As The World Turns. She later co-starred with Parker Stevenson in the short-lived science fiction TV series Probe. Since then, she has appeared in guest roles on various television shows, including Dark Angel, Everybody Loves Raymond, Touched by an Angel, Party of Five, Nip/Tuck and The Mentalist.

Her roles in film include appearances inMinority Report, Little Big League and The Good Son, among others.

Crow's first husband was actor Bill Shanks, who was a castmate on As The World Turns. They divorced in 1993. Crowe is now married to fellow Heroes cast member Matthew John Armstrong, who played the role of Ted Sprague. She has one son.


  • She worked with her husband, Matthew John Armstrong, on "Heroes".

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