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Annaleigh Ashford Biography

Birth Name:
Annaleigh Amanda Swanson
Birth Place:
Denver, Colorado, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied at Kit Andre Performing Arts Center in Denver, Colorado
  • Started acting professionally at age 9
  • Graduated both high school and college in three years each
  • Made her Broadway debut in 2006 as Margot in Legally Blonde
  • Won the Clarence Darwent Award for most promising actress of 2013 for her role in Broadway's Kinky Boots
  • Was a recurring character in season 1 of Masters of Sex, but once she finished her run in Kinky Boots, she was able to join the series as a regular cast member in season 2