Jensen has quickly won the hearts of Europe and Hollywood for her breakout performance as the loveable loser Maggie Jacobs on the BBC/HBO series Extras, in which she stars opposite Ricky Gervais. For her work in Extras, she has received two British Comedy Awards (Best Actress, Best Newcomer), the Golden Rose of Montreaux Award, Best Actress at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival, Glamour Magazine's Comedy Woman of the Year award and she was nominated for a BAFTA and Emmy Award. Other notable television work includes ABC hit drama Ugly Betty and the new CBS comedy series Accidentally on Purpose.
Jensen has also worked on several animated feature films including Arthur Christmas and Pirates!—In an Adventure with Scientists, both for Aardman Animations.
Jensen has just finished filming the lead role in the new Jim O'Hanlon television drama The Reckoning and will star opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal in the new feature film Hysteria.
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Ashley Jensen Facts
|Birthday||August 11, 1969 (50)|
|Birthplace||Annan, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Ashley Jensen compared to you?|