Full name: Ashley Diane Crow
Date of birth: August 25, 1960
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Husband: Matthew John Armstrong; ex-husband is Bill Shanks (married from 1988-1993)
Children: One son
Education: Auburn University
Ashley Crow got her start on daytime TV, first appearing in Guiding Light and then as Beatrice McKechnie in As the World Turns. She later co-starred with Parker Stevenson in the short-lived science fiction series Probe. After a string of small-screen guest spots and a part in the 2002 thriller Minority Report, she landed the role of Sandra Bennet in the 2006 hit series Heroes.
Ashley's first husband was actor Bill Shanks, whom she met while working on As the World Turns. They divorced in 1993, and she later got hitched to one of her Heroes co-stars, Matthew John Armstrong. She has one son.