Ashley Peldon

Ashley Peldon (born April 2, 1984) is an American television and film actress. Peldon was born in New York City, New York. Along with her sister Courtney, she worked as a child actor. Although she was featured in a number of roles as a child and teenager, Peldon is perhaps best known for her role on the daytime soap opera Guiding Light. She was cast in 1988, at the age of 4, as Marah Lewis, the daughter of popular couple Josh and Reva Lewis. Because of the positive audience response, she became the youngest entertainer to be put under contract on the show. Peldon received an Emmy Award nomination at 6 years of age, for her three years as Marah Lewis on Guiding Light. Peldon went on to appear in motion pictures such as The Lemon Sisters opposite Diane Keaton, Stella opposite Bette Midler, Deceived opposite Goldie Hawn, and the cult favorite, Drop Dead Fred opposite Phoebe Cates. More currently, she also appeared in Arthur Miller's The Crucible opposite Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis and in Ghost World with Scarlett Johansson, among many other films. She completed the horror film Dimples, Sony Pictures' sci-fi drama Night Skies, and the coming of age comedy Float.


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